Training Spotlight: Introduction to Strategic Planning

Thursday, August 9, 8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. What is the difference between mission and vision? Do goals or objectives come first? Who should be involved in developing my plan and how long should it take? This training provides an overview of what strategic planning is, when and why to develop a strategic plan, and how it fits with other management systems and functions. The basic elements and processes used to develop a strategic plan and key issues that need to be addressed with implementing strategic plans will be described. Participants will… Read More

Training Spotlight: Building Change Management and Effectiveness

ICYMI: We featured Building Change Management and Effectiveness in our kick-off Training Spotlight post. Building Change Management and Effectiveness is a one-day training being offered July 27 and Sept. 7 in room 560 of the King County Administration Building. Craig Fleck will join King County’s own Debra Baker in delivering the session. Read more. Helping your team, department or organization navigate the challenges of constant change is a critical part of any leader’s or manager’s work. Dealing with change effectively can reduce anxiety, fear and stress, and can increase productiveness, innovation and… Read More

Training Spotlight: The Fundamentals of Coaching

The Fundamentals of Coaching is a half-day training being held Aug. 30 and Nov. 13 in Room 560 of the King County Administration Building. This half-day training introduces the fundamental skills of coaching. Have you ever wondered if coaching could be applied on your job? Do you know that you can have an effective, seven-minute coaching session with an individual or co-worker? Are you aware of the mindfulness practices included in coaching? Come join us for The Fundamentals of Coaching course, where you will become familiar with the basic elements of coaching… Read More

Training Spotlight: Building Change Management and Effectiveness

In support of Investing in YOU, Employee News is rolling out a Training Spotlight, and we’re kicking it off with Building Change Management and Effectiveness! Building Change Management and Effectiveness is a one-day training being offered July 27 and Sept. 7 in room 560 of the King County Administration Building. Craig Fleck will join King County’s own Debra Baker in delivering the session. Helping your team, department or organization navigate the challenges of constant change is a critical part of any leader’s or manager’s work. Dealing with change effectively can reduce anxiety,… Read More