Career and Professional Development

Below is a list of Career and Professional Development training opportunities. 

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We take pride in providing world class live learning opportunities that enable greatness in employees, departments, and divisions to help improve public service outcomes, county-wide. These courses are based on the work of thought leaders from organizations such as Franklin Covey, Crucial Learning, Perrone-Ambrose, Myers-Briggs, The Gallup Organization and more!

 


  Business Skills

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Crucial Conversations - Crucial Conversations gives you tools to handle life’s most difficult and important conversations. Prepare for high-impact situations, make it safe to talk about almost anything, be persuasive, not abrasive, and listen with an open mind to get the action and results you want. Format: Live Online, Classroom (approx. 16 hours) $215

Crucial Accountability - Crucial Accountability™ teaches a straightforward, step-by-step process for identifying and resolving performance gaps, strengthening accountability, eliminating inconsistency, and reducing resentment through employee empowerment and active engagement. Format: Live Online, Classroom (approx. 16 hours) $215

iLoveFeedback - iLoveFeedback shows you how to build your confidence and develop the necessary skills to deliver timely, specific, two-way feedback. Format: Live Online, Classroom (approx. 8 hours) $102

Introduction to Clifton Strengths - Discover what you naturally do best, learn how to develop your greatest talents into strengths, use your personalized results and reports to maximize your potential. As we recognize and aim our talents in productive ways, we will find greater satisfaction in the way we approach work and relationships. Format: Live Online, Classroom (approx. 3 hours) $39

Presentation Advantage - The Presentation Advantage work session will help participants consistently deliver highly successful presentations. They will learn the skills and the latest neuroscience to better inform, influence, and persuade others in today’s knowledge-based world. Format: Live Online, Classroom (approx. 8 hours) $220 (Included in AAP)

7 Habits of Highly Effective People Signature Program - Based on Dr. Stephen R. Covey's best-selling book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People® helps your organization achieve superior results by focusing on individual effectiveness. Develop skills that yield greater productivity, improved communication, strengthened relationships, increased influence, and laser-like focus on critical priorities. Format: Live Online (approx. 16 hours) $220 (Included in AAP)

Writing Advantage: Writing for Results - Writing for Results This interactive workshop teaches you how to reduce the time spent crafting documents and improve the results of all your business communications. Learn to apply a proven process to make your point with power and clarity, leaving nothing open to interpretation. Format: Live Online, Classroom (approx. 8 hours) $240 ($20 for current AAP pass holders) (Included in AAP)

 


  Communication

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Crucial Conversations - Crucial Conversations gives you tools to handle life’s most difficult and important conversations. Prepare for high-impact situations, make it safe to talk about almost anything, be persuasive, not abrasive, and listen with an open mind to get the action and results you want. Format: Live Online, Classroom (approx. 16 hours) $215

Crucial Accountability - Crucial Accountability™ teaches a straightforward, step-by-step process for identifying and resolving performance gaps, strengthening accountability, eliminating inconsistency, and reducing resentment through employee empowerment and active engagement. Format: Live Online, Classroom (approx. 16 hours) $215

iLoveFeedback - iLoveFeedback shows you how to build your confidence and develop the necessary skills to deliver timely, specific, two-way feedback. Format: Live Online, Classroom (approx. 8 hours) $102

Leading at The Speed of Trust - Low-trust issues like bureaucracy, politics, redundancy, and high turnover rates can rob organizations of their competitive advantage. The Speed of Trust teaches leaders why a high-trust work environment is essential to achieving organizational goals and how to do the real work of identifying and closing the trust gaps within their organizations. Format: Live Online, Classroom (approx. 12 hours) $220 (Included in AAP)

Writing Advantage: Writing for Results - Writing for Results This interactive workshop teaches you how to reduce the time spent crafting documents and improve the results of all your business communications. Learn to apply a proven process to make your point with power and clarity, leaving nothing open to interpretation. Format: Live Online, Classroom (approx. 8 hours) $240 ($20 for current AAP pass holders) (Included in AAP)

 


  Productivity

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The 5 Choices to Extraordinary Productivity - The 5 Choices to Extraordinary Productivity shows you how to make everyday decisions focused on your most important outcomes and eliminate activities that distract you from your goals. This course will guide you to examine your roles, plan effectively, master technology, and renew your energy for extraordinary results. Format: Live Online, Classroom (approx. 12 hours) $220 (Included in AAP)

Project Management Essentials - Project Management Essentials for the Unofficial Project Manager will help you complete projects successfully by developing and applying the essential skills associated with each of the five phases of project management. Format: Live Online (approx. 12 hours) $220 (included in AAP)

7 Habits of Highly Effective People Signature Program - Based on Dr. Stephen R. Covey's best-selling book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People® helps your organization achieve superior results by focusing on individual effectiveness. Develop skills that yield greater productivity, improved communication, strengthened relationships, increased influence, and laser-like focus on critical priorities. Format: Live Online (approx. 16 hours) $220 (Included in AAP)

 


  Leadership

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Coaching‚Äč - Learn coaching skills to guide your employees through a thinking process and help them discover the answers to their own questions, rather than imposing a solution. Artful coaching provides employees the opportunity for self-development, allowing them to master their work and grow their own knowledge and skills. Format: Live Online, Classroom (approx. 8 hours) $35

Execute Your Team’s Strategies and Goals - Learn how to align six key systems to consistently achieve results and get the most important work done. Leverage the processes, methods, and procedures to get work done with and through others in ways that engage team members and fully utilize all of their potential. Format: Live Online (approx. 8 hours) $220 (Included in AAP)

4 Essential Roles of Leadership - Even in the most turbulent times, there are four roles leaders play that are highly predictive of success. We call them essential because as leaders consciously lead themselves and their teams in alignment with these roles, they lay the foundation for effective leadership.  Format: Live Online, Classroom (approx. 16 hours) $220 (Included in AAP)

6 Critical Practices for Leading a Team - The 6 Critical Practices for Leading a Team™ is a special collection of relevant, practical resources that provide leaders with the mindsets, skillsets and toolsets needed to excel in their critical roles of leading others effectively. Format: Live Online, Classroom (approx. 8 hours) $220 (included in AAP)

Influencer - Influencer training is a leadership course that teaches proven strategies to drive high-leverage, rapid, and sustainable behavior change for teams and organizations. Transform culture, motivate and enable others to take initiative, think strategically, and improve performance. Format: Live Online, Classroom (approx. 16 hours) $215

Leading at The Speed of Trust - Low-trust issues like bureaucracy, politics, redundancy, and high turnover rates can rob organizations of their competitive advantage. The Speed of Trust teaches leaders why a high-trust work environment is essential to achieving organizational goals and how to do the real work of identifying and closing the trust gaps within their organizations. Format: Live Online, Classroom (approx. 12 hours) $220 (Included in AAP)

Presentation Advantage - The Presentation Advantage work session will help participants consistently deliver highly successful presentations. They will learn the skills and the latest neuroscience to better inform, influence, and persuade others in today’s knowledge-based world. Format: Live Online, Classroom (approx. 8 hours) $220 (Included in AAP)

 

*Leadership courses can be taken individually or as part of an Academy. Check out the following Academies section to learn more! 


 

 COR Academies

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Management Learning Journey*

Who Should Attend: Leaders who are promoted to mid- senior-level leadership roles, and who desire to achieve the next level of results. Experienced mid- senior-level leaders who want the mindsets and skill sets required to be successful for the next three to five years and beyond. Enrollment is through a competitive process.

Courses Included: The 4 Essential Roles of Leadership, Crucial Accountability, Fiscal Fundamentals, Presentation AdvantageMoments of W.o.W. Executive Panel

 

Supervisor Learning Journey*
Who Should Attend: Emerging leaders who want to learn more about the foundations of great leadership. New and existing team leaders looking to strengthen their leadership skillset and direct it towards great results. Enrollment is open to all.

Courses Included: The 6 Critical Practices for Leading a Team, Crucial Conversations, The Speed of Trust

 

Professional Assistants Academy*

Who Should Attend: Individuals in all of the highly responsible secretarial and clerical job classifications who want to boost their communication skills, productivity, and professional satisfaction. Enrollment is open to all.

Courses Included: The 5 Choices to Extraordinary Productivity, Crucial Conversations, Writing Advantage: Writing for Results

 


 All-Access Pass & Jhana Learning Library

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All Access Pass gives you a full year of unlimited access to world-class learning resources curated by Franklin Covey, a leading provider of professional development and management training programs.

Cost: $220 per person

 

The pass includes:

  • All content on the All Access Pass website.
  • Online Jhana Learning Library, including videos, blogs, and more.
  • Popular Franklin Covey workshops facilitated live by COR Learning's certified instructors- as many classes as you'd like to attend in a year**!

 

All Access Pass can be purchased as part of a COR Academy or on its own. To sign up for a FranklinCovey All Access pass, contact CorLearning@rivco.org

** A nominal technology fee applies to virtual workshops.


 

 Online Learning & Skillsoft Online Learning Library

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Recognizing that the way people learn has changed substantially through technology; learning is bit-sized, collaborative, and focused on application, we partnered with Skillsoft to deliver a learning platform that meets these diverse learning challenges. We offer hundreds of free and accessible online courses, training videos, ebooks, and audio-books available to all regular County employees 24/7. 

 

What resources are available on Skillsoft?

  • Interactive courses, e-books, audio books, videos, and job aids on leadership, customer service, desktop computing, and more!
  • Exam preparation courses for SHRM, HRCI, PMI, ASQ, and Information Technology certifications.
  • Periodic live webinars by business thought leaders.

 

What else should I know about Skillsoft Online?

  • No pre-registration is required. Learn at your own pace, when it's convenient for you.
  • Skillsoft Online is available 24/7 from any device with an internet connection. 

 


 

 Team Building & Assessments

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Credentialed administrators and facilitators are available for your assessment needs.

 


 Customized Solutions

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Does your department have a unique need?

Our Learning and Development team exists to help leaders throughout the County solve problems and reach goals. We can design a custom program with our courses to help your department or team create capacity and remove barriers to high performance.