Certificate in Library Management
This series provides a strong foundation in managerial skills, and is intended for new managers or those who would like to enhance their current knowledge base. Though these courses touch on organizational theory, the primary focus is on practical skills that can be readily adapted to individual needs.
The six four-week courses in this program complement and build upon each other; however, they have also been developed as stand-alone courses and can be taken as such. Participants who successfully complete all six of these courses will obtain a certificate of completion for the series.
Courses in this series (each course title is a clickable link):
|Effective Communication Strategies||Deborah Schmidle||1.5 CEUs||$175|
|Planning and Leading Effective Team Meetings||Deborah Schmidle||1.5 CEUs||$175|
|Strategic Planning: Setting Directions for the Future||Deborah Schmidle||1.5 CEUs||$175|
|Critical Strategies for Implementing and Managing Organizational Change||Deborah Schmidle||1.5 CEUs||$175|
|Growing, Developing, and Retaining Dynamic Staff||Deborah Schmidle||1.5 CEUs||$175|
|Telling Your Story: Successful Marketing Strategies for Librarians||Deborah Schmidle||1.5 CEUs||$175|
You can register for all six courses in the certificate program at once, at a 10% discount.
Deborah Schmidle is currently the principal consultant at Schmidle Consulting Services. She has developed and taught numerous organizational development-related workshops and has facilitated strategic-planning processes for libraries and library organizations. She holds an M.L.I.S. from Syracuse University and a Certificate in Contemporary Leadership from the School of Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University. Prior to retiring in March 2013, she was Director of Research & Learning Services at Cornell University Library (CUL). Interview with Deborah Schmidle