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Prince George's County Government
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Harassment: Sex, Religion and Beyond Interactive eLearning

Harassment: Sex, Religion and Beyond Interactive eLearning

Covering sexual harassment and other forms of harassment, our award-winning online eLearning course is an easy-to-manage, comprehensive tool for meeting harassment training requirements.

Format: Interactive eLearning Software

Versions Available:
Employee Version (45 Minutes)
60-minute Manager Version (1 Hour)
California Manager AB 1825 Version (2 Hours)

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Training for a Harassment-Free Workplace Interactive eLearning

Training for a Harassment-Free Workplace Interactive eLearning

Based on our award winning video, this online or LMS-based interactive eLearning course adds exercises, games, and thought-provoking questions designed to keep users engaged with realistic examples, variety, and unexpected twists.

Format: Interactive eLearning Software

Versions Available:
Employee Version (35 Minutes)
Manager Version (60 Minutes)
California Manager AB 1825 Version (2 Hours)
Connecticut Manager Version
Maine Employee Version
Maine Manager Version

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Training for a Harassment-Free Workplace

Training for a Harassment-Free Workplace

Use this program, available as an online video or on DVD, to improve overall behavior, encourage communication, and help create a workplace that is respectful, productive—and harassment-free!

Format: Video + Quiz

Versions Available:
Employee Version (18 Minutes)
Manager Version (19 Minutes)
CA Manager Version (20 Minutes)
Employee/Manager combo set (2 Programs)
Employee/CA Manager combo set (2 Programs)

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Training for a Harassment-Free Workplace eLearning — CA, CT, and ME All-States Manager Version

Training for a Harassment-Free Workplace eLearning — CA, CT, and ME All-States Manager Version

This all-states version of our leading harassment training course is for managers with direct reports in California, Connecticut, Maine, and any of the 47 other US states. It features original stories that convey important training points as seen through the eyes of the participants. Use this program to improve overall behavior, encourage communication, and help create a workplace that is respectful, productive—and harassment-free!

Format: Interactive eLearning Software

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Sexual Harassment: A Commonsense Approach Interactive eLearning

Sexual Harassment: A Commonsense Approach Interactive eLearning

Based on our award-winning video series, our eLearning Program is designed to help your employees with both the gray areas and the obvious. Viewers will see realistic scenes that are clearly sexual harassment, and others that are probably just lapses in good judgment.

Format: Interactive eLearning Software

Versions Available:
Employee Version (45 Minutes)
Manager Version (1 Hour)
Connecticut Manager Version

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Diversity and Inclusion: A Step-by-Step Guide for Managers

Diversity and Inclusion: A Step-by-Step Guide for Managers

Assembling the right people for the right job is hard enough. But once you have your people in place, how do you get them to work together and form a cohesive team? This hands-on guide show manager and supervisors how they can resolve issues around ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities and more.

Versions available:
Diversity and Inclusion for Employees (20 Minutes)
Diversity and Inclusion for Managers (20 Minutes)
Complete Set (2 programs)

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Management & Leadership Skills for Supervisors

Management & Leadership Skills for Supervisors

Both newly promoted supervisors and experienced managers could use help or a refresher on understanding their people and knowing the right way to approach those tough challenges that seem to come up on a daily basis in the workplace.

(17 Minutes)

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HIPAA for Managers: Meeting Your Responsibilities Under the Law

HIPAA for Managers: Meeting Your Responsibilities Under the Law

This detailed review of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) provides administrators, supervisors, and managers with the tools they need for developing and reviewing their HIPAA privacy and security programs.

The Trainer's Kit includes comprehensive slide sets, quizzes, sample policies, investigation forms, breach notification letters, sign-in sheets, certificates of completion and more.

Versions Available:
HIPAA Essentials (14 Minutes)
HIPAA for Managers (24 Minutes)
Responding to HIPAA Breaches (19 Minutes)
Complete Set (3 programs)

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Managing the Workplace Bully

Managing the Workplace Bully

What do you do if you’re the supervisor or manager of a problem employee? What if you are the target of bullying behavior, yourself? Use this program to learn how to stop bullying behavior and turn a dysfunctional environment into a healthy, productive and pleasant place to work.

Versions Available:
Bullying and Respect in the Workplace (19 Minutes)
Managing the Workplace Bully (18 Minutes)
Complete Set (2 programs)

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Sexual Harassment Video

Sexual Harassment: A Commonsense Approach

Winner of the Cine Golden Eagle AwardThis gold-standard sexual harassment training video sets a tone of courtesy and respect throughout your workplace. With experts in the field adding their insights, you'll learn the definition of sexual harassment and see realistic scenes that offer examples of what is—and what is not—workplace sexual harassment. After all, isn't it commonsense?

Format: Video + Quiz

Versions Available:
Employee Version (25 Minutes)
Manager Version (32 Minutes)
CT Manager (35 Minutes)
CA Manager (35 Minutes)
Employee/Manager combo set (2 programs)
Employee/CA Manager combo set (2 programs)
Employee/CT Manager combo set (2 programs)

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Employment Laws: What Supervisors Need to Know

Employment Laws: What Supervisors Need to Know

Supervisors are your front line in preventing legal violations that could bring hefty penalties if employees are not managed properly. Both newly promoted supervisors and experienced managers need a clear understanding of potential legal issues that impact the workplace.

(19 Minutes)

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The Power of Positive Discipline

The Power of Positive Discipline

This award-winning employee discipline program gives managers six steps of positive, progressive discipline which begin with coaching and escalate to stronger measures only as needed to solve the problem.

(21 Minutes)

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Managing People: Key Skills for Great Managers

Managing People: Key Skills for Great Managers

Motivation doesn't just come from money or prestige. Set your employees up for success by figuring out what they're naturally best at, and then giving them a chance to do more of it.

(29 Minutes)

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Motivating Your Employees

Motivating Your Employees

Recognition can help bring out the best in your people. It energizes them to strive and accomplish more. See how, through rewards and recognition, you can build a strong and vital workplace.

(21 Minutes)

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How to Conduct Performance Appraisals

Performance Appraisals: Getting Results

Effective performance appraisals motivate your top employees to do even better and they tell underperformers exactly what is expected and how to improve. Make sure your performance appraisals increase productivity, resolve problems, and improve work satisfaction—both for your employees and supervisors.

(18 Minutes)

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Employee Performance Coaching

Performance Coaching

Your staff needs direction and feedback. Learn how to communicate specific expectations and remove any obstacles that get in the way. Inspire employees who are doing well—by pointing out what they can be doing even better!

(17 Minutes)

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Managing Ethics: Code of Conduct Training for Managers

Managing Ethics: Code of Conduct Training for Managers

Ethics shouldn’t be taken for granted. Without constant attention, ethical standards can be weakened by small decisions that add up. This award-winning ethics training video gives your managers the tools they need to uphold standards and protect the integrity of your organization.

Versions Available:
Managing Ethics (17 Minutes)
Workplace Ethics (16 Minutes)
Complete Set (2 programs)

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Smart Supervisor Collection (7 Courses)

Smart Supervisor Collection (7 Courses)

Develop your leadership and supervisory skills with these high-impact productions. Seven management training top-selling titles provide proven techniques that are guaranteed to improve productivity and people skills for new managers (and seasoned veterans).

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Harassment: Sex, Religion, and Beyond

Harassment: Sex, Religion, and Beyond

Our award-winning harassment training program deals with sexual harassment...and more! In a series of compelling stories, this broadcast-quality film explains the law while capturing the imagination and personalizing the value of inclusiveness.

Format: Video + Quiz

Versions Available:
Employee Version (19 Minutes)
Manager Version (24 Minutes)
CA Manager Version (26 Minutes)
Employee/Manager combo set (2 programs)
Employee/CA Manager combo set (2 programs)

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HIPAA — The Complete Trainer’s Kit (3 Courses)

HIPAA — The Complete Trainer’s Kit (3 Courses)

This set of engaging training courses helps both general employees and supervisors make sense of HIPAA's strict (but pretty straightforward) laws and regulations, as well as a detailed look at how to respond to a breach of confidential data and the best ways to protect your organization, and most importantly, your patients.

Each program includes a Trainer's Kit which contains comprehensive slide sets, quizzes, sample policies, investigation forms, breach notification letters, sign-in sheets, certificates of completion and more.

This set contains three courses:
HIPAA Essentials (14 Minutes)
HIPAA for Managers (24 Minutes)
Responding to HIPAA Breaches (16 Minutes)
Complete Set (3 programs)

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Leadership Collection (7 Courses)

Leadership Collection (7 Courses)

Turning managers into leaders is one of the best training investments you can make. This collection provides a set of precision tools to develop skills in leadership, communication, and management.

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Managing the Drug-Free Workplace

Managing the Drug-Free Workplace

The widespread use and acceptance of alcohol and drugs in society has had an impact on the workplace—and created special challenges for managers. This new video helps you meet mandated training requirements and provides guidance for your managers and supervisors.

Versions Available:
The Drug-Free Workplace (14 Minutes)
Managing the Drug-Free Workplace (23 Minutes)
Complete Set (2 programs)

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Managing Ethics: Code of Conduct Training for Managers - Spanish

Managing Ethics: Code of Conduct Training for Managers - Spanish

Ethics shouldn’t be taken for granted. Without constant attention, ethical standards can be weakened by small decisions that add up. This award-winning ethics training video gives your managers the tools they need to uphold standards and protect the integrity of your organization.

Versions Available:
Workplace Ethics (16 Minutes)
Managing Ethics (17 Minutes)
Complete Set (2 programs)

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Training for a Harassment-Free Workplace — Employee Version - Spanish

Training for a Harassment-Free Workplace — Employee Version - Spanish

This release features a sequence of original stories that convey important training points as seen through the eyes of the participants. Use the Spanish version of this program to improve overall behavior, encourage communication, and help create a workplace that is respectful, productive—and harassment-free!

Versions Available:
Employee Version (18 Minutes)
Manager Version (19 Minutes)
CA Manager Version (20 Minutes)
Employee/Manager combo set (2 Programs)
Employee/CA Manager combo set (2 Programs)

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Sexual Harassment: A Commonsense Approach - Spanish

Sexual Harassment: A Commonsense Approach - Spanish

Winner of the Cine Golden Eagle AwardThis sexual harassment training program, dubbed in Spanish, helps you train your employees and set a tone of courtesy and respect throughout your workplace. With experts in the field adding their insights, you'll see realistic scenes that help distinguish what is—and what is not—sexual harassment.

Versions Available:
Employee Version (25 Minutes)
Manager Version (32 Minutes)
CA Manager (35 Minutes)
Employee/Manager combo set (2 programs)
Employee/CA Manager combo set (2 programs)

Learn More
Employment Laws: What Supervisors Need to Know - Spanish

Employment Laws: What Supervisors Need to Know - Spanish

Supervisors are your front line in preventing legal violations that could bring hefty penalties if employees are not managed properly. Both newly promoted supervisors and experienced managers need a clear understanding of potential legal issues that impact the workplace.

(19 Minutes)

Learn More
Management & Leadership Skills for Supervisors - Spanish

Management & Leadership Skills for Supervisors - Spanish

Both newly promoted supervisors and experienced managers could use help or a refresher on understanding their people and knowing the right way to approach those tough challenges that seem to come up on a daily basis in the workplace.

(17 Minutes)

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Training for a Harassment-Free Workplace — Manager Version - Spanish

Training for a Harassment-Free Workplace — Manager Version - Spanish

This Manager's version features a sequence of original stories that convey important training points as seen through the eyes of the participants. Use this Spanish-dubbed program to improve overall behavior, encourage communication, and help create a workplace that is respectful, productive—and harassment-free!

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Leadership at Every Level - Spanish

Leadership at Every Level - Spanish

This leadership video, now in Spanish, begins by demonstrating successful management styles: direction, influence, collaboration, and delegation. It then explains how your setting and your subordinates determine which management style is most appropriate for your situation -- and the need to adapt to changing circumstances.

(24 Minutes)

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HIPAA for Managers: Meeting Your Responsibilities Under the Law - Spanish

HIPAA for Managers: Meeting Your Responsibilities Under the Law - Spanish

This detailed review of the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) provides administrators, supervisors, and managers with the tools they need for developing and reviewing their HIPAA privacy and security programs. This course also explains and illustrates the basic legal requirements for implementation, with examples and scenarios in a variety of settings. The Trainer's Kit includes comprehensive slide sets, quizzes, sample policies, investigation forms, breach notification letters, sign-in sheets, certificates of completion and more.

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Diversity and Inclusion: A Step-by-Step Guide for Managers - Spanish

Diversity and Inclusion: A Step-by-Step Guide for Managers - Spanish

Assembling the right people for the right job is hard enough. But once you have your people in place, how do you get them to work together and form a cohesive team? This hands-on guide show manager and supervisors how they can resolve issues around ethnicity, age, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities and more.

Versions available:
Diversity and Inclusion for Employees
Diversity and Inclusion for Managers
Complete Set

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Edward Lawler with Christopher Worley
Edward Lawler
Professor, University of Southern California
Christopher Worley
Research Scientist, University of Southern California

Built to Change

In today's highly competitive business environment, organizations must be ready to change—and change frequently. Edward Lawler and Christopher Worley discuss methods for creating strategies, structures, communication processes, and human resource management practices that are designed to facilitate an organization's ability to change.

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Jennifer Chatman
Jennifer Chatman
Professor, Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

Implementing Strategy

Professor Jennifer Chatman defines organizational culture in terms of observable behaviors and shows examples of firms that use strong, strategically-aligned cultures to enhance organizational performance. She outlines how to establish and maintain a healthy and thriving culture by focusing on the power of effective selection and socialization processes.

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David Bradford with Scott Brady
David Bradford
Senior Lecturer, Stanford Graduate School of Business
Scott Brady
CEO, FiberTower

Building a Feedback-Positive Organization

An effective leader must be prepared to offer timely and honest feedback, both to employees and to other members of the management team. David Bradford examines what it takes to have a "feedback-rich" organization, while Scott Brady relates how feedback propelled his own organization through tremendous growth.

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James Hollingshead, PhD
James Hollingshead, PhD
Senior Partner, Monitor Group

Finding Untapped Growth in Existing Markets

Managers are under constant pressure to grow, but it is often difficult to find new avenues of growth within an existing line of business. In order to win in the marketplace, it is essential to understand which customer behaviors make and lose money for your organization. Dr. James Hollingshead offers specific tools for seeing existing markets differently and uncovering hidden opportunities for growth.

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Myra Strober with Jay Jackman
Myra Strober
Professor, Stanford School of Education
Jay Jackman
Psychiatrist and Human Resources Consultant

Fear of Feedback

In most organizations, there is a two-way conspiracy of silence that subverts honest feedback and causes a downward spiral of maladaptive behaviors. Myra Strober and Jay Jackman detail a road map for moving out of the fear and anger that lie beneath these behaviors, and into a mode that encourages open communication.

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Alec Levenson
Alec Levenson
Senior Research Scientist, University of Southern California

Managing the Millennials

New generations entering the job market have always caused disruption for coworkers and created challenges for managers from previous generations. The Millennials now entering the job market are no different. Alec Levenson’s research of over 40,000 employees, comparing Millennials to Generation X, shows significant differences in their needs for flexibility, team cohesion, and supervisor support and appreciation.

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Jay Conger
Jay Conger
Professor of Leadership, Claremont McKenna College

Leveraging the Spotlight of Leadership

Managers and executives sit in a natural spotlight because of their leadership role. The best leaders harness the spotlight as a powerful tool to get things done – influencing the behavior and decision-making of their staff, even when they are not present.

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Jack Zenger, PhD
Jack Zenger, PhD
Cofounder and CEO, Zenger Folkman

The Exceptional Leader

Jack Zenger believes that average managers can develop the traits shared by exceptional leaders—traits that improve retention, customer satisfaction, employee engagement, and bottom-line profitability. Based on the best practices of leading organizations, he offers ten specific recommendations proven to enhance leadership development.

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Jack Zenger, PhD
Jack Zenger, PhD
Cofounder and CEO, Zenger Folkman

The Inspiring Leader

Jack Zenger explains the most impactful attribute shared by highly effective leaders.

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Charles O'Reilly III
Charles O'Reilly III
Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Business

How Great Companies Achieve Extraordinary Results with Ordinary People

Dr. Charles O'Reilly argues that the source of sustained competitive advantage already exists within every organization. O'Reilly's prescription for an overheated labor market: abandon the obsession with hiring high-priced stars, instead motivating ordinary people to build a great company and achieve extraordinary results.

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Roger Siboni
Roger Siboni
Chairman of the Board of Directors, E.piphany

Organizing Your Business Around the Customer

Customer relationship management is all about keeping customers happy. But not all customers are created equal. Roger Siboni explains that the secret is in differentiating your best customers, giving them personalized service, and rewarding them for their loyalty.

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James Baron
James Baron
Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Building Personal Networks

Networks can be powerful career tools, helping to drive performance and build influence. But they benefit organizations as well, enhancing productivity and improving communication between disparate business units and functions. Professor James Baron offers concrete suggestions for building an effective and efficient personal network.

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Terry Pearce
Terry Pearce
President, Leadership Communication

The Mastery of Speaking as a Leader

Terry Pearce demonstrates ways in which a leader can elevate a speech into a more powerful and ultimately productive experience for both speaker and listener. Pearce explains three rules that set the stage for consistently engaging presentations: speak on topics you care about, incorporate personal experiences, and structure your speech as a story.

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Richard Roi, Ed.D. with Todd Pierce
Richard Roi, Ed.D.
Partner, Crawford International
Todd Pierce
VP, Corporate IT, Genentech

The Adaptive Organization

Well-meaning, forward-thinking leaders often start a worthwhile project but then neglect to see it through to completion. Richard Roi and Todd Pierce explain how to build an adaptive organization from the bottom up, gaining commitment from each employee as an individual and as a member of the team.

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Jennifer Aaker
Jennifer Aaker
Professor of Marketing, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Creating Infectious Action

Brand development is shifting from an advocacy marketing model (why one should buy a brand) to an ambassador model (how you can participate in the brand). Social media offers a platform that can rapidly transmit brand messaging to an audience while letting the audience participate in the message.

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Frank Flynn
Frank Flynn
Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Business

Judging Talent

Hiring decisions and performance evaluations are affected by common biases, such as favoring tall or attractive candidates. Professor Flynn provides techniques for conducting objective employee evaluations.

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Itamar Simonson
Itamar Simonson
Professor of Marketing, Stanford Graduate School of Business

The Changing Landscape of Marketing

The explosion of information made available by the Internet has caused a radical shift in consumer purchasing behavior. This environment lowers the barrier of entry for lesser-known brands—but also opens the door for established brands to diversify. Itamar Simonson’s research covers consumer decision making and brand evaluation, buyer behavior, and marketing management.

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William Barnett
William Barnett
Professor, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University

Sustainability Matters

With consumers favoring products and services that are better for the environment, companies are finding competitive advantage in the environmental impact of their activities.

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Jack Zenger, PhD
Jack Zenger, PhD
Cofounder and CEO, Zenger Folkman

How Leaders Boost Productivity

Having made significant increases in product quality and customer service, the biggest challenge facing managers today lies in improving the productivity of their organizations. John H. (Jack) Zenger discusses practical methods to help your organization shed its past and raise its standard for higher performance.

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Doug Harris
Doug Harris
Managing Director and Leader, The Kaleidoscope Group

Getting the Best from Others

Not understanding what motivates each individual, managers offer incentives that are not meaningful, or "encouragement" that backfires and alienates their staff. Doug Harris explains the steps for reaching awareness, managing biases, and "doing unto others as they want to be done unto."

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