Seminar One: Software Design and Production I and II
Discussion of best practices in software design and production. Focus driven by requirements and questions from participating teams in self-assessment.
Agile Software development.
UX leadership and UX design (including principles)
Tools of the trade (JIRA, Asana, Sketch, InVision, etc.)
Discussion of best practices in software design and production. Focus driven by requirements and questions from participating teams in self-assessment after completion of Software Design and Production I.
Seminar Two: Specifics of Developing a Culture
Practical and applied strategies and behaviors to develop a strong corporate culture.
Mastering the organizational pyramid.
Understanding the growth lifecycle.
How to create and manage effective compensation devices.
Train like you mean it.
Find your cool kids.
Should you hire people you like?
Effective internal leadership communication strategies.
Seminar Three: Strategies for Growth
A discussion of blue ocean/red ocean and adjacency strategies.
The role of strategic partnerships, up through and including mergers and acquisitions.
Creating and managing a competitive advantage.
Growing off the core.
Smart strategies for organic growth
Seminar Four: The Mechanics of Online Promotion
How and when to use online tools.
Earned and paid media
How to utilize different tools
The difference between a personal brand and a business brand
How to know if you are succeeding in social media
Seminar Five: Media and Public Speaking Training
Public speaking training.
The difference between conversation and public speaking
How to mean what you say without sounding like a soundbite machine
The body language cues that will help you establish credibility
Finding your own successful style of communication
Seminar Six: Advanced Negotiation Skill Development
Optional subsequent workshops build on the initial workshop by addressing more collaborative negotiations approaches that will allow participants to get the outcomes they want while building strong, effective work relationships with others. Latter modules will enhance participants’ ability to appreciate underlying interests in negotiations, generate creative options that foster success, leverage heighted negotiation preparation, and successfully navigate through more complex multi-party negotiations. Collectively the workshops will provide participants with opportunities for self-insight, reflection, and growth as savvy negotiators and business leaders.