Skills Over Summer Series

July 23rd, 2024-August 13th, 2024


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Join Us for a Summer Full of Learning

Summer is an ideal time to invest in your dreams to expand your skills. Explore growth opportunities in a virtual setting while investing in your future and contributing to your own career trajectory.  All workshops are designed to provide learners with ready-to-apply skills immediately following completion.  Take advantage of this opportunity to learn through real-world business challenges, situations, and problems to be solved.  All workshops are online and interactive -- these hands-on sessions engage learners in various ways throughout the series.

Learn this summer with LDI: 

  • Develop, implement and execute on an AI strategy to move your organization forward 
  • Use AI Automation tools to enhance your sales operations

  • Taking a data-driven approach to AI implementation or execution 
  • Enhance your management and leadership skills 

Interested in brining these workshops to your team or organization?  Contact us to find out how!

Series One Summer of AI AI Applications to Increase Outcomes 


AI for Sales and Marketing: ($89)


Join Jack Heslin of The AI Conversation to learn the basics of AI and how it works in a sales environment to contribute to lead generation, increased marketing ROI and the customer experience. Jack is a sales and marketing executive who, as an early adopter of technology throughout his professional career, believes in the power of training others to use technology for driving revenue.

Key Takeaways: 

  • AI in Sales: Learn how AI can be integrated into sales environments to enhance lead generation, improve marketing ROI, and elevate the customer experience. 
  • Expert Insight: Gain valuable knowledge from Jack Heslin, a seasoned sales and marketing executive with a strong background in leveraging technology for business growth. 
  • Training for Success: Understand the importance of training and empowering teams to utilize technology effectively to drive revenue.

Date/s: July 23rd OR July 26th, 2024 

Time: 10:00 AM EDT. - 3:30 PM EDT. (with an hour break for lunch)


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AI for Process Improvement: ($89)


Join Max Hu, Phillip Peng and their team at AI Made Easy for an engaging workshop designed to introduce the concept of using AI for process improvement in business operationsThe workshop will give examples of numerous AI tools and techniques to enhance efficiencies, reduce errors, and drive innovation in today’s competitive marketplace and end with a discussion of the ethical considerations and potential challenges in AI implementation.

Key Takeaways: 

  • AI for Process Improvement: Learn how AI can be used to enhance business operations by improving efficiencies, reducing errors, and driving innovation. 
  • Practical Examples: Discover a variety of AI tools and techniques through real-world examples provided during the workshop. 
  • Ethical Considerations: Discuss the ethical considerations and potential challenges associated with AI implementation in business. 

Date: August 6th, 2024 

Time: 2:00 PM EDT. - 5:00 PM EDT.


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*Premium*Generative AI for Managers and Leaders: ($749)

This is a 4-part series where each workshop builds on the previous one. Not all 4 are required, but completion of the series requires chronological participation.

In partnership with 387labs, join Tim Valicenti in a hands-on workshop designed specifically for Senior Managers and Leaders who are interested in a deep understanding of what makes AI work, how to use it to solve business problems, and how to create your own AI model. Tim is an MIT alum and the creator of Generative AI for Managers.  
 
  • Workshop One: "Under the Hood: A Non-Technical Manager's Guide to the Tech Behind Generative AI." 
    • Date: August 5th, 2024
    • Time: 10:00 am EDT. - 3:00 pm EDT.
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  • Workshop Two: "Prompt Engineering: How to Use ChatGPT at Work."
    • Date: August 6th, 2024
    • Time: 10:00 am EDT. - 3:00 pm EDT.
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  • Workshop Three: "Management's Outlook: The Business, Economics, and Strategy of Generative AI."
    • Date: August 7th, 2024
    • Time: 10:00 am EDT. - 3:00 pm EDT.
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  • Workshop Four: "Outside ChatGPT: New Modalities and Nuances of Generative AI.
    • Date: August 8th, 2024
    • Time: 10:00 am EDT. - 3:00 pm EDT.
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*NJIT Alumni discount is available for this course upon registration.



AI for Content Creation: Fifty Shades of Beige? ($89)


Teresa Keeler, PhD. knows the power of words and the value of technology to help us manage our time. Miguel Rodrigues is a design professional who has worked with companies like Marvel, and creators like Stephen King What we say, how we build new worlds and spaces, and the tools we use to create our message matters. Join Teresa and Miguel for a workshop exploring the benefits and pitfalls of using generative AI to communicate whether with words or images because when and where we use AI in communication matters.

Key Takeaways: 

  • Effective Communication: Learn the importance of what we say and how we say it, and the role of technology in refining our messages. 
  • Generative AI in Communication: Explore the benefits and pitfalls of using generative AI for both written and visual communication. 
  • Strategic AI Use: Understand the significance of when and where to utilize AI in communication to maximize its effectiveness. 

Date: August 13th, 2024

Time: 9:30 AM EDT. - 12:30 PM EDT.


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Series Two: Leadership Series – Power Skills for Leadership Growth 


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Strategic Thinking for Managers: Introduction to Futures Thinking and Backcasting Workshop ($89)

Are you ready to shape the future and create a strategic roadmap for success? Join us for an engaging workshop on Futures Thinking and Backcasting, where you'll learn innovative techniques to envision the future and plan backward to the present. We also create different scenarios to learn how leaders can collaborate with their teams on strategies without blockers and ties to tactical issues. This workshop is ideal for leaders, strategists, and innovators who want to drive their organizations forward with a clear and actionable plan.

Key Takeaways: 

  • Strategic Planning Techniques: Learn innovative techniques like Futures Thinking and Backcasting to envision the future and create a strategic roadmap for success. 
  • Scenario Creation: Gain skills in developing various scenarios to understand how leaders can collaborate effectively with their teams, free from tactical blockers. 
  • Ideal for Leaders and Innovators: This workshop is perfect for leaders, strategists, and innovators aiming to drive their organizations forward with a clear and actionable plan. 

Date: August 6th, 2024

Time: 10:00 AM EDT. - 12:00 PM EDT.


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Boosting team productivity ($89)

Elevate your planning skills with our Productivity and Prioritization Workshop, designed to help you categorize and prioritize tasks by importance and urgency, and effectively manage work across different timeframes. This workshop is perfect for professionals and teams looking to enhance their productivity and strategic execution from an annual down to a weekly basis.

Key Takeaways: 

  • Task Management: Learn how to categorize and prioritize tasks based on their importance and urgency. 
  • Time Management: Gain skills to effectively manage work across different timeframes, from annual to weekly. 
  • Enhanced Productivity: Ideal for professionals and teams aiming to improve productivity and strategic execution. 

Date: August 7th, 2024

Time: 10:00 AM EDT. - 12:00 PM EDT.


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Leader as a Coach ($89)

Step into the role of a transformative leader with our "Leader as Coach" workshop. Designed to enhance your leadership capabilities through the lens of emotional intelligence, this workshop focuses on improving communication, active listening, and conflict management. Perfect for leaders looking to elevate their coaching skills, this session combines self-awareness activities with performance coaching frameworks to create a holistic leadership development experience.

Key Takeaways: 

  • Emotional Intelligence: Enhance leadership capabilities through improved emotional intelligence, focusing on communication, active listening, and conflict management. 
  • Coaching Skills: Elevate coaching skills by combining self-awareness activities with performance coaching frameworks. 
  • Leadership Development: Participate in a comprehensive workshop designed to create a well-rounded leadership development experience. 

Date: August 8th, 2024

Time: 10:00 AM EDT. - 12:00 PM EDT.


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