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
- January 15-16 & February 14, 2019 - Olympia
- January 28-29 & February 28, 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
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.
*DES Non-Merit Registration Form located below the phrase Related Information. Complete the form and email to firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 01/28/2019, 02/05/2019, 02/05/2019, 02/11/2019, 02/25/2019.