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Shaping Organizational Culture: The Role of Leaders. Year Developed: 2016. Source: Region IV Public Health Training Center. Presenter(s): Peter M. Ginter, Ph.D.. Type: Webcast. Level: Intermediate. Length: 90 minutes.

Annotation: Leaders at all organizational levels assume many roles in establishing consensus, setting strategic direction, and motivating performance. One of the most important roles a leader plays is shaping the organizational culture. This webinar will introduce public health professionals to the essential tasks of effective leaders and highlight leaders’ behaviors, attitudes and values that shape an adaptive organizational culture. Participants will also learn about principles and strategies for helping an organization become less bureaucratic and more adaptive.

Learning Objectives: • Describe the essential tasks of leaders. • Describe the behaviors, attitudes, and values that shape an adaptive organizational culture. • Discuss principles and strategies for moving an organization to be less bureaucratic and more adaptive.

Special Instructions: Requires registration.

The Power of Questions. Year Developed: 2015. Source: GovLoop. Presenter(s): Carol Goldsmith. Type: Video Lecture. Level: Introductory. Length: 15 minutes.

Annotation: You can never ask a dumb question, right? While that saying might stand true, you can always ask a better question after a little preparation. Carol Goldsmith, a renowned career coach, makes certain the daily questions you ask will have outcomes that define goals, clarify thinking, and deepen understanding on your topics of discussion. The course comprises an overview and introduction; lessons on what makes a good coaching question and high-quality coaching questions; and a post-course survey.

Learning Objectives: • Describe the power of questions, why they are an essential tool in coaching and what constitutes a “high quality coaching session”. • List and describe the types of high quality coaching questions – closed and judgmental vs. curious and open-ended, and wordy vs. elegant. • Discover ten ways to improve your questions and conduct better coaching sessions.

Continuing Education: GovLoop is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

The Influence of Character: The Role of Character, Values, and Ethics in Negotiation and Persuasion. Year Developed: 2015. Source: GovLoop. Presenter(s): Jack London. Type: Video Lecture. Level: Introductory. Length: 35 minutes.

Annotation: Character at work and life is vital to success. A reputation for strong character and values helps you succeed in influencing and negotiating. It is difficult to imagine long-term influence without character. Trust and integrity make a person more persuasive in the long-term than false promises and self-serving tactics. This course is led by bestselling author of “Character: The Ultimate Success Factor,” Dr. Jack London, Chairman of the Consolidated Analysis Center, Incorporated (CACI). The course comprises an overview, 4 lessons, and a post-course survey.

Learning Objectives: • What is meant by the term character? • Why is character still of primary importance for successful, sustainable nations and organizations? • How does character apply to better negotiating? • The intersection of character, trust, ethics, and leadership.

Continuing Education: GovLoop is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

Strategies for Change: Implement Change and Gain Leadership Buy-in. Year Developed: 2015. Source: GovLoop. Presenter(s): Martha Johnson. Type: Video Lecture. Level: Introductory. Length: 35 minutes.

Annotation: Big and small changes in the workplace require sensible leadership. There are many implications in small vs. big changes, which can also affect how you attain leadership buy-in. This course is led by leadership expert, Martha Johnson, Leadership Speaker and Consultant with more than 3o years of experience in business and government. She is also the bestselling author of “On My Watch: Leadership, Innovation, and Personal Resilience.” The course comprises an overview and introduction, 6 lessons, and a post-course survey.

Learning Objectives: • The practicalities of big change versus incremental change. • Differences between disruptions and interruptions. • How government leaders can choose and steward change.

Continuing Education: GovLoop is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

Leadership Development: Developing Your Leadership Skills. Year Developed: 2015. Source: Oregon Coalition of Local Health Officials. Presenter(s): Luann D'Ambrosio, Marny Kuyl, Barbe West. Type: Video Webinar. Level: Intermediate. Length: 60 minutes. Mentorship program materials

Annotation: This video is part of a year-long mentorship program designed as a self-study and peer-learning program to provide public health leaders with resources and knowledge to navigate Oregon’s public health system. The mentorship program utilizes the experiences and expertise of resource people in both local and state public health. The video describes what is required of effective leadership, 360 assessments, giving and receiving feedback, how leaders learn, coaching, and features of the Northwest Public Health Leadership Institute.

Special Instructions: To avoid technical challenges begin webinar at the 4-minute mark.

Leadership Conversations: Communicate to Become a More Effective Leader. Year Developed: 2015. Source: GovLoop. Presenter(s): Alan S. Berson. Type: Video Lecture. Level: Introductory. Length: 30 minutes.

Annotation: Great leaders understand the importance of regular and meaningful conversations between themselves and their teams. However, those conversations are not all the same. Your leadership style, the personalities of your team, and the needs of your organization will dictate how to make the most of these necessary conversations. This course is led by Alan S. Berson, an executive coach, leadership consultant and professor with years of experience leading Fortune 500 companies. He’s also the co-author of “Leadership Conversations”, on which this course is based. The course comprises an overview, one lesson, and a post-course survey.

Learning Objectives: • How conversations can help you connect with your team and become a more effective leader. • How to embed continuous learning to build a culture of success. • How to inspire people in difficult times with proven step-by-step processes.

Continuing Education: GovLoop is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors.

Adaptive Leadership and Public Health. Year Developed: 2015. Source: National Association of County and City Health Officials. Presenter(s): N/A. Type: Video. Level: Introductory. Length: 5 minutes.

Annotation: Local health officials and their staff are exploring innovative partnerships with other agencies in health care and beyond and identifying new ways of operating within and influencing the economic and social conditions of our health system. Such work demands a new kind of leadership – a transition from our typical spheres of influence and authority to mobilizing people to tackle tough challenges and thrive. Adaptive Leadership is a practical framework for leading consequential change in the midst of significant market and sociopolitical transformation.

Women’s Health Policy: What and Why. Year Developed: 2013. Source: Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Cynthia Minkovitz, MD, MPH. Type: Video Lecture. Level: Introductory. Length: 10 minutes.

Annotation: In this brief presentation, Dr. Minkovitz provides a broad overview of the definition, elements and types of public policy. Six major criteria for evaluating policy are suggested. Reference is given to women’s health policy to exemplify the concepts, terms and public policy vehicles.

Learning Objectives: * Define policy. * Explain what is women's health policy. * Discuss the need for a focus on women's health policy. * Justify the use of policy to advocate for women's health.

Policy Analysis: Selection and Analysis of Policy Alternatives and Policy Feasibility. Year Developed: 2013. Source: University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Arden Handler, DrPH. Type: Narrated Slide Presentation. Level: Intermediate Advanced. Length: 39 minutes.

Annotation: This presentation provides a review of two approaches to analysis of policy alternatives: 1) use of an evaluation framework; and 2) assessment of feasibility. Dr. Handler presents a sex-step process for policy analysis, providing specific guidance for each step. Particular attention is given to developing criteria for evaluation and selection. Dr. Handler’s guidance is provided in the form of sets of questions that an analyst needs to ask and answer at each step. Suggestions for locating source documentation also are provided.

Learning Objectives: • Understand the three main foci in policy analysis. • Learn how to analyze policy using and evaluative framework. • Learn how to distinguish between retrospective and prospective analyses.

Diversity and Succession Planning. Year Developed: 2013. Source: University of Minnesota School of Public Health. Presenter(s): Sue Plaster, MEd. Type: Webcast. Level: Introductory. Length: Self-paced. List of all courses

Annotation: This workshop is designed to prepare participants as leaders in their respective public health organizations to both prepare for and take part in structured leadership presentations and conversations about their succession plans. The format of the training and exercises show the participants how to integrate workforce and leadership diversity into each step of their activities. The workshop components include an overview of succession planning with mini-exercises to try out the concepts, explanation of a seven-step succession and diversity presentation method, a review of how staff development activities tie to succession planning work, introduction of templates for succession planning, and a deep dive into the methods for integrating diversity and cultural competence work into succession analysis.

Learning Objectives: • Learn the purpose, terminology and basic methods of succession planning. • Understand methods, approaches and templates for a succession planning and talent review process that integrates diversity into the conversation. • Learn practices that improve diversity sourcing, recruitment and retention. • Discuss how to best integrate workforce diversity status and health equity assessment into succession planning work. • Understand the benefits of linking planning and diversity and have concrete ideas how to do so for their respective organizations.

Special Instructions: To access this course, you first need to create an account.

Continuing Education: 0.4 CEU/CE

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