Training and Development
Leadership Management and Development Certificate Program
Training and Development has designed the LMDC Program to enrich the leadership and management practices of Old Dominion University employees. Specific eligibility requirements must be met prior to participation. Please call 683-4316 for more information.
LMDC Track 1
Orientation & Fish Philosophy
The purpose of the LMDC Program Orientation is to familiarize participants with the structure of the 2008 program and to answer any questions that they may have about the curriculum.
This program also includes the Fish! Philosophy workshop that focuses on:
|Taking Control of Your Time||
This program will explore the realm of individual time management, and offer participants ideas and strategies for improved effectiveness through focus the important things in our lives and work, not what's always urgent. Practical exercises in "to-do" lists, procrastination, delegation and time wasters will also provide the opportunity for participants to increase effectiveness. This is a required module for Track One participants.
|Effective Communication Skills||
This course focuses on building and fine-tuning your communication skills. By the end of this session, you should be able to:
|Being An Effective Team Player||
This course focuses on developing your skills as a viable team member. It increases your awareness of other team member roles within the team and explores how to capitalize on these differences. By the end of the session, you should be able to:
This course is required for all Track One participants.
When managed properly, a diverse work force is not a burden, but a great potential strength. Although diversity often brings stimulation, challenge and energy, it does not always lead to harmony. The mix of cultures, genders, lifestyles and values often becomes a source of misunderstanding and conflict. Participants will examine assumptions about diversity through experiential learning methodologies and enhance their understanding of and appreciation for diversity.
This is required course for Track One participants.
The goal of this program is to assist participants in diagnosing and managing conflict situations more effectively. Participants will be able to: identify their individual predominant conflict management mode; analyze conflict situations to determine which conflict management style to use; identify assets and liabilities of utilizing each conflict management style. This is a required course for Track One participants.
|Reflection and Book Review||This session serves as a comprehensive look at the LMDC track and its effectiveness. It allows participants to provide feedback on what went well, what did not go so well, and to provide suggestions for revisions and future program additions/deletions. |
Each year a book is selected and provided as a gift to participants. Participants are required to read the book (over the course of the 6 month program) and complete review assignments. Active participation in book review discussion is expected. This course is required for all Track participants.
|General Information Curriculum Course Description Individual Courses |