Human Resource & Leadership Course Descriptions


Our most popular course!  Work your way through an introductory exercise and eight training modules that cover everything from foundational leadership building blocks, to improving employee engagement and development, to effective communication skills, to issue-spotting and difficult conversations, to risk assessment, documentation and termination strategies.  This robust course includes supplemental videos, articles and templates to aid in understanding and enhance results!

In this three-part series, we explore how our understanding – and acknowledgment – of sexual harassment has evolved over time. We differentiate between harassment AND inappropriate behavior, providing examples of each.  Reporting procedures and anti-retaliation are discussed, before ending with the role of leadership in setting the tone for a healthy and safe work environment. 

This training provides you with job description samples, template policy language and an invaluable questionnaire that you can use to develop job descriptions, determine the physical requirements of the job for ADA purposes and identify the key components for evaluating performance.


In the course, we cover several aspects of job descriptions:

    • Why you need them
    • How to create an accurate description – content and format
    • The most common uses
    • Best practices for keeping job descriptions up-to-date

Additionally, this course provides you with an invaluable questionnaire that you can use to solicit employee feedback for building a job description and to create a framework for employee evaluation criteria.  Finally, it provides tips on how to maintain job descriptions and stay compliant with regulations like the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Marijuana is legal in Michigan, but does that mean that employers have to allow it in the workplace? The simple answer is no, but managing employees in this new era does require more specific policy language, testing protocols and perhaps another look at your pre-employment practices. In this free course, we explore the impact of legalized medical and recreational marijuana at work and how best to mitigate risk going forward.