DES-Leading Others - 3 Day Training

This is a three day training that will take place over a two month period. The first two days are always back-to-back with the third day scheduled to take place in the following month. Only the first day of the training is posted on the calendar.  Attendance to all three days is required for reimbursement. 

Below is a list of the dates and locations for the posted 3-day sessions:

  • November 29-30, 2018 & January 7, 2019 - Olympia
  • December 3-4, 2018 & January 8, 2019 - Olympia
  • December 6-7, 2018 & January 10, 2019 - Vancouver
  • December 11-12, 2019 & January 14, 2019 - Olympia
  • January 3-4 & February 1, 2019 - Olympia
  • February 5-6 & March 4, 2019 - Olympia
  • February 5-6 & March 5, 2019 - Vancouver
  • February 11-12 & March 11, 2019 - Olympia
  • February 25-26 & March 15, 2019 - Olympia
  • February 26-27 & March 26, 2019 - Tacoma
  • February 28-March 1 & April 2, 2019 - Shoreline
  • March 6-7 & April 9, 2019 - Everett
  • March 7-8 & April 10, 2019 - Olympia
  • March 12-13 & April 11, 2019 - Olympia
  • March 13-14 & April 16, 2019 - Spokane
  • March 18-19 & April 19, 2019 - Olympia
  • March 19-20 & April 18, 2019 - Seattle
  • March 27-28 & April 25, 2019 - Yakima
  • March 27-28 & April 26, 2019 - Olympia
  • April 8-9 & May 13, 2019 - Olympia
  • April 17-18 & May 15, 2019 - Olympia
  • April 23-24 & May 23, 2019 - Seattle
  • April 29-30 & May 31, 2019 - Tacoma
  • May 1-2 & June 5, 2019 - Olympia
  • May 7-8 & June 6, 2019 - Spokane
  • May 8-9 & June 7, 2019 - Olympia
  • May 15-16 & June 13, 2019 - Seattle
  • May 16-17 & June 17, 2019 - Olympia
  • May 21-22 & June 25, 2019 - Kennewick
  • May 22-23 & June 27, 2019 - Vancouver
  • May 28-29 & June 17, 2019 - Tacoma
  • May 29-30 & June 25, 2019 - Everett
  • June 3-4 & June 28, 2019 - Olympia
  • June 11-12 & July 12, 2019 - Olympia
  • June 12-13 & June 28, 2019 - Kent
  • June 19-20 & July 18, 2019 - Wenatchee
  • June 24-25 & July 24, 2019 - Olympia
  • July 10-11 & August 5, 2019 - Olympia
  • July 22-23 & August 21, 2019 - Olympia
  • July 29-30 & August 26, 2019 - Olympia
  • August 6-7 & September 5, 2019 - Olympia
  • August 21-22 & September 16, 2019 - Olympia
  • August 26-27 & September 27, 2019 - Olympia
  • September 11-12 & October 10, 2019 - Olympia
  • September 17-18 & October 17, 2019 - Olympia
  • September 25-26 & October 25, 2019 - Olympia
  • October 2-3 & November 1, 2019 - Olympia
  • October 8-9 & November 7, 2019 - Olympia
  • October 21-22 & November 18, 2019 - Olympia

A link to the full course description is available via WCIA's website, just click "Register for this Event" button.

Washington Cities Insurance Authority (WCIA) supports this course by providing a limited reimbursement of:

  • One registration per member, per year
  • Please *register and pay DES first

Reimbursement funding is available upon program completion.

Please Note: The registration cost for Non Merit (i.e. non state employees) to the Leading Others course was increased in July 2017. The cost increase is not reflected on the Department of Enterprise Services' (DES) website but WCIA will reimburse for the increased registration fee.

REGISTRATION:
*DES Non-Merit Registration Form located below the phrase Related Information. Complete the form and email to traininginfo@des.wa.gov. Questions? Please contact Rachael Stich: 360.407.8447.

The Leading Others course focuses on the mindset, interpersonal skills, and technical knowledge it takes to successfully lead others in the public sector.

Leading Others combines self-reflection, e-Learning, classroom instruction, cohort and small group work, and experiential learning. In this course, participants will explore how to motivate staff, manage risk, and develop effective teams to meet their organization's objectives. Participants will learn to communicate better, manage conflict, and help those they supervise to navigate change effectively.

This course is designed to briefly touch upon several management topics.

Performance Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course, you should be able to:
  • Define and describe your attributes as a supervisor and leader
  • Understand your unique operating environment as a supervisor
  • Identify your legal responsibilities as a supervisor
  • Explain the use of performance development planning
  • Employ performance improvement in any situation
  • Perform a hiring requirement for your organization
  • Understand and apply the compensation and benefit process

Competencies covered in this course: Performance leadership, interviewing, communications effectiveness, development and continual learning, enforcing laws, rules and regulations.

This course is currently being offered on 05/21/2019, 05/22/2019, 05/28/2019, 05/29/2019, 06/03/2019.