Participants will explore key leadership topics relevant in today’s climate of change and uncertainty. Each 2-hour interactive session will provide opportunities for group discussion, case study analysis, and individual reflection. Topics include: leadership and exceptional performance; developing a resilient and motivated team; fostering operational excellence; creating and sustaining positive change; and creating a culture of engagement. Participants will emerge from the series with a better understanding of personal, team, and process management, as well as planning for positive change and creating a culture of long-term engagement. This series can be counted as one of the required or elective courses in the Leadership & Management certificate program, or taken as a standalone professional development program.
Peter Hughes, M.Ed., is a part-time faculty member at the University of New Hampshire’s Paul College of Business and Economics, where he teaches organizational behavior. He also teaches at Cambridge College’s Graduate School of Management teaching courses in operations and total quality management, organizational development, and transformational leadership. Peter has worked with numerous hospitality and service organizations. More recently, he was hired by the country of Anguilla to help improve the tourism experience for international visitors. Peter’s business career encompasses diverse industries where he has served as Manufacturing Manager, Corporate Project Manager and Director of Organizational Development. He is also the President & CEO of High Performing Leadership, Ltd, and the author of the book, Leadership and the Road to High Performance.
Session I: Leadership and Exceptional Performance
Session II: Developing a Resilient and Motivated Team
Session III: Fostering Operational Excellence
Session IV: Change, and Sustaining Positive Change
Session V: Creating a Culture of Engagement