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Skill Lab is a unique educational opportunity offered by the Charles Koch Institute. It provides an array of trainings and courses designed for advanced professionals looking to build their skills.
Highlights of the program:
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We all encounter people who disagree with or are new to our ideas. Whether we're talking with friends, family, or a stranger at happy hour, everyone dreads those highly controversial conversations. How do you carry a conversation leaving the other person genuinely interested in liberty ideas?
Through instruction and active role play this workshop will empower you with the art of persuasion. You will be equipped with the ability to understand your audience, find the best argument, and message liberty!
Starts: 9/20/2017 1:00 PM
This sixty-minute workshop will focus on cultivating a successful supervisor relationship from the perspective of the supervisee. When driving our role as direct reports, it is important that we consider not only how our supervisors can help us grow, but also how we can facilitate and drive our own growth within that relationship and our organization. In this workshop we will discuss: -How to own and understand your responsibility as a direct report -How to participate in and shape your relationship with your supervisor to more effectively reach your goals -Strategies for Managing Up -Giving productive and effective feedback More
Starts: 9/27/2017 1:00 PM
The most effective leaders make the best decisions. The most effective decisions, in turn, diagnose problems accurately, avoid biases appropriately, and apply knowledge correctly. Making the best decisions, in short, is both critical and challenging. Luckily, it is also teachable. In the first session of this online course, participants will engage in an enjoyable, fast-paced simulation (the “$20 Auction”) that models the essential elements of individual decision-making and focuses on a particularly pervasive decision-making challenge. They will then learn about a range of individual decision-making biases and how to avoid them. In the second session of the course, participants will engage in an interactive group decision-making task (“Carter Racing”) that challenges them to apply their learnings from the first session to make effective group decisions. They will then learn about how to use the decision-making biases as tools of influence within a group. Participants will leave with the knowledge and ability to make effective decisions in both an individual and a group setting. More
Starts: 9/28/2017 1:00 PM