Leveraging your Strengths | CSU Pro Dev


Leveraging your Strengths

Course Description

Would you like to advance your career and sharpen your skills for leadership? Would you like to capitalize on the strengths of your team and spend less time trouble-shooting? This program uses the #1 Wall Street Journal and #1 BusinessWeek bestseller including the StrengthsFinder 2.0 assessment with features that include a personalized Strengths Insight Report, an Action-Planning Guide, and a web-based Strengths Community. Analyze your assessment results in an interactive, informative environment and explore the role of talents and strengths in the workplace. You will leave with practical tools to achieve your personal career goals, develop an individualized leadership style, and coach others to success. This course is well suited for entry and mid-level managers, as well as, persons seeking career advancement.



Course Objectives

Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Articulate the difference between a talent and a strength
  • Appreciate the value of strengths-based leadership as a tool for creating positive change in the workplace and enhancing personal career satisfaction
  • Identify strengths for leadership in self and others
  • Create a personal strengths-based leadership/career plan of action
  • Recognize the role of strengths when building, managing, and supervising teams
  • Understand the motivations of those you lead
  • Maximize employee performance through strengths-based coaching practices


February 27, 2018
8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.


CSU's Monte Ahuja College of Business, 1860 E. 18th St., Cleveland, OH 44115 (map)

CEUs: 0.7

Fee: $350

To receive the EARLY BIRD RATE, you must register at least 6 weeks prior to the start date of the course. Corporate, CSU Student, Alumni and Organization membership discounts available!

Course Benefits

Competency-Based Professional Development: Our programs increase learner retention through application, which results in a more productive workforce.  Students demonstrate their competence by successfully completing a course assessment.

All Inclusive: Each course delivered at CSU includes materials, pre-test and post-test, coffee, snacks, lunch and convenient, on-site parking.

Educated and Experienced Instructors: Our instructors bring years of real-world, classroom and CPA, CFA, SHRM, PhD and MBA experience. Many hold leadership positions in northeast Ohio organizations and have taught at the graduate and undergraduate levels.

Cost-Effective: The course is designed to minimize travel expenses and time away from work.

Convenient: Flexible schedules are not only an attractive option, but a necessary for busy professionals.

Networking Opportunities: Learn from instructors and colleagues who have a variety of industry experiences to share.

Audit option: Students have the option to audit a course they have already attended at no charge within one academic year. Interested students must notify the ProDev office requesting to audit a course a minimum of 10 business days prior to the course start date to ensure there is enough seating. Audit students are responsible for their own parking and lunches. New materials will not be provided.

Corporate, Custom Availability: Can be custom-tailored to the needs of your organization to provide skills your workforce can apply immediately as a corporate training if requested.

Refund Policy

No refunds will be issued if notification is not received seven business days prior to the first day of class. Registrants who cancel will receive a refund, less a $50 processing fee, if we receive written notification a minimum of seven business days prior to the first day of class.