As the learning leader in a course it is important that educators work to earn the respect of their students.  Through the earning of students’ respect and modeling professional behavior educators will influence the professional development of their students. This group is for educators who aspire to discuss and master the competencies necessary for exemplary performance and top customer service in a dynamic, rapidly changing higher education landscape.  Group members share best practices, ideas, thoughts, reflections, and resources to help colleagues across the globe improve performance. 


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Managing Upward | Origin: ML123 | New comment by Susan Klos

I enjoyed the Managing Upward course and learned a lot from the content. The most vital concept for me was learning how to be direct with my supervisor and communicating my needs. I will apply this...

New Manager Transitions | Origin: ML110 | New comment by Maribell Serrano

  Listening and paying close attention to your team's needs is crutial in obtaining company goals.    

Change Management | Origin: ML137 | New comment by Elizabeth Bieter

I think the whole company involvement is what I learned that was most insightful.

Leading and Motivating Others | Origin: ML111 | New comment by Holly Gamble

Even with many years of experience leading and managing teams and individuals, there is always room to improve. It is fulfilling to step back and apply new ideas to your existing management style and...

Developing Basic Leadership Qualities | New blog by Christine Owino

Everybody can practice and develop effective leadership skills. Simple, but effective communication is what unites and motivates members of an organization.   

Identifying Basic Leadership Functions | New blog by Christine Owino

Continuous motivation for employees to buy into the vision of an organization is what brings change and movement. 

Recognizing Different Management Styles | New blog by Christine Owino

Be assertive, but do not trample over others nor let others trample over you. Participatory style of management results in a friendly work climate and better results in the long term.

Managing Diversity | Origin: ML125 | New comment by Cara Heid

I plan on learning and studying about the different cultures so I am cultural informed. 

Leading and Motivating Others | Origin: ML111 | New comment by Terhan Freeman

Leadership can be a learn ability.  Leadership takes a clear mind. Leadership takes a lot of listening and planning accordingly. Leadership has a lot of professional and personal renewal at the...

Evaluating Employees | Origin: ML130 | New comment by Kary Weybrew

Terminology/Words used when having conversations with employees/subordinates regarding performance that is not shaming or blaming is something I took away from this. I feel this is important to give...