Transforming Leadership Certificate Program


The skills and abilities that make an employee an excellent individual contributor are distinct from the skills and abilities essential to being a successful manager or supervisor. For managers to promote an environment that is engaging for individuals across ethnic, gender, gender orientation, and generational backgrounds, they must be proactive and develop a capacity to listen, to motivate, and to inspire action in those on their team or in their department.

SDEA’s Transforming Leadership Certificate is ideal for both new managers and those interested in expanding their leadership capabilities. Expert instructors will teach participants to leverage both technical skills and people skills to meet new challenges with increased confidence and expertise.

Course Overview

  • The Move from Peer to Manager
  • Generations in the Workforce
  • Limiting Liability
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Initiating Success
  • Time Management & Delegation
  • Performance Management
  • Leading with Confidence
  • Resolving Conflict
  • Communication
  • Promoting Inclusion

Note: All Transforming Leadership courses can be taken individually or as a series.

Human Resources Essentials Certificate Program


Human Resources Essentials – Crucial Knowledge to Stay Out of Trouble

We originally planned on calling this program “HR Basics”, but as anyone who has had to deal with HR issues knows – there is nothing basic about it! While Accounting is black and white, HR is all murky shades of gray.

So how do we know what to watch out for in this turbulent atmosphere?
The Human Resources Essentials certificate program was designed to provide you with the fundamental knowledge you need to make strategic HR decisions – and to know when to call an attorney!

Whether you are the sole HR practitioner, a Bookkeeper, an Office Manager tasked with the HR function, or a business owner who wants to stay out of trouble, this program will give you the boost of HR confidence you need!

This seven course program will cover:

Course Overview

  • Talent Acquisition & Interviewing
  • Employment Law for HR Professionals
  • HR’s Documentation & Discipline
  • Performance Management for HR Professionals
  • Ethics & Human Resources
  • Leaves of Absence & Accomodation
  • HR’s Role in Employee Engagement

Note: All HR Essentials Training courses can be taken individually or as a series.

What graduates of the program are saying:

“I would absolutely recommend this program to others.”

“This program helped me understand my strengths and weaknesses as a leader and how to better myself.”

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Contact us: 858.505.0024