The School of Extended Education has an excellent track record of consulting and working in close partnership with organizations to design, develop and deliver corporate training programs and custom solutions. Our clients include major corporations, public sector agencies, small-medium sized businesses, non-profit organizations and military installations. We are the winner of the Leadership 500 Excellence Awards for outstanding custom leadership development certificate programs for two consecutive years.
The School of Extended Education offers a wide variety of educational resources in Business, Information Technologies, Health & Wellness, Leadership and PreK-12 Education.
Our Leadership Development Institute library has over sixty modules organized into four tiers:
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The School of Extended Education offers a variety of programs and services to develop high performing leaders at every level of the organization. A recent white paper from the Center for Creative Leadership documented the strong link between leadership skills and the bottom line. Organizations that invest in leadership development outperform those that do not. Developing leaders at all levels:
Leadership Development certificate programs provide experiential learning, incorporate current best practices and focus on practical workplace applications that produce immediate results. They are equally valuable to emerging and existing leaders for building core tactical and strategic leadership competencies, realizing potential and maximizing performance.
Individual or small groups of employees can be registered for open enrollment programs conducted on campus. The best ROI for larger groups is a custom program delivered onsite.
At Brandman University, corporate training programs offered through the School of Extended Education include professional certification courses. Each course is aligned with the defined body of knowledge in the field, focuses on competencies needed for career success, and prepares the participant for the certification exam. Professional certification provides a value add that enhances job retention, results in higher compensation, and facilitates upward mobility. Course instructors are certified working professionals with subject matter expertise in their fields that bring real-world experience into the classroom. Professional certification courses are offered in the following fields:
Individual and small groups of employees can be registered in open enrollment on campus or online programs. Program customization is available and is the best ROI for larger groups of employees.
FranklinCovey curriculum is recognized as a gold standard in leadership training. Add certified Brandman instructors that engage students in an interactive environment and facilitate the application of classroom learning to the workplace and you have a winning combination. The following Franklin Covey programs can be delivered as stand-alone corporate training events or integrated into a custom certificate program:
The School of Extended Education has partnered with Senior Instructor Susan Gerke to offer a new modular system for team development. Divided into 18 short, highly engaging sessions, GO Team provides a focused approach to practical skill development for intact teams.
Team building sessions are customized and delivered onsite with modules selected to address specific corporate situations or development issues. Currently, this program is only available as a corporate training option. Groups of 15 or more employees receive a 15% discount off of standard tuition.
As part of our workforce development services, the School of Extended Education offers business coaching in 30 or 60 minute increments for both individuals and teams. Options include:
The School of Extended Education offers a number of certificate programs that provide working professionals the knowledge and skill development to become more effective in their current position, prepare for advancement, or transition to a new field. Both online and on ground courses are based on industry best practices and students “learn by doing” through interactive exercises and discussion of relevant case studies. Courses available include:
The School of Extended Education expert consultants can assist client organizations with planning and facilitating executive and management retreats. Our focus and expertise are using the best practices of group process to lead participants toward agreed upon outcomes. The following elements can be designed and incorporated into a retreat to enhance participation, elicit ownership and foster creativity:
In uncertain times, clear visions, strategies and action plans are critical to allocating organization resources most productively and aligning them with desired outcomes. The School of Extended Education can help client organizations design, facilitate and implement a strategic planning process customized for specific needs and priorities. Our expert consultants utilize tools such as The Grove’s Strategic Visioning Process – a conceptual tool for engaging the entire organization in aligned action. The process is comprised of seven stages:
We recommend a multi-day offsite event for best results.
The School of Extended Education instructor team is certified on a wide variety of individual and organizational assessment instruments including:
Many of these assessments are available online and can be completed prior to class. Each participant receives a written report and individual and group results are discussed in relation to skill development during the training session. These assessments can be delivered independently or integrated into corporate training or custom workforce development programs.
Extended Education assists client organizations with the design, development and delivery of employee surveys that can be used to:
Specific Consulting Services available: