Professional Development Series

Professional Development Series


Fleet professionals, need to continuously educate themselves, not simply to maintain their position but to stay ahead of the curve and demonstrate true leadership.  Knowledge is an asset to be cultivated and developed. 

The Professional Development Webinar Series consists of five areas essential to a fleet professional’s growth: 
  • Individuals & Groups: How to motivate different types and generations of employees, how to identify training needs, development and assessment, and more. Additionally, look at the composition of groups, the role of unions, and what makes a team.
  • Leadership: the distinction between leaders and managers, the different types, the dangers of abuse, and succession planning.
  • Organizational Processes: including decision-making, negotiations, staffing, change, and how to conduct effective meetings.
  • Communication: Discussed the different types of communications (case studies, business plans, reports, presentations and emails), as well as confidentiality.
  • Ethics: The final competency, ethics, deals with ethical theories, decision-making, and codes.

Available Webinars

1. PD Webinar Series - Individuals (Lecture)

The employer – employee relationship is crucial to a successful organization.  In order to meet organizational goals an organization must recognize that all individuals are different, with different needs and responses to motivation.

2. PD Webinar Series - Groups (Q&A)

The formation of groups in an organization can be formal or informal. It is important that these groups reflect organizational norms. Management needs to work with these groups, including unions, to help meet organizational goals.

3. PD Webinar Series - Leadership (Q&A)

Leadership is the art of influencing and motivating individuals toward the achievement of organizational goals and may include the employment of management techniques.  Understanding the definitions, traits and theories of leadership can help leaders become more effective.

4. PD Webinar Series - Org Processes (Lecture)

Lecture for Organizational processes impact day to day operations.  As such, decision making, negotiating, change and staffing are a part of most organization’s staff professional development.

5. PD Webinar Series - Org Processes (Q&A)

Q&A for Organizational processes impact day to day operations.  As such, decision making, negotiating, change and staffing are a part of most organization’s staff professional development.

Learning Objectives

6. PD Webinar Series - Business Communications (Lecture)

Printed and electronic reports, email, verbal and non-verbal communication comprise business communications Lecture.  Successful communication confirms that the same message sent is the same message received.

7. PD Webinar Series - Business Communications (Q&A)

Printed and electronic reports, email, verbal and non-verbal communication comprise business communications Q&A.  Successful communication confirms that the same message sent is the same message received.

8. PD Webinar Series - Ethics (Lecture)

Ethics Lecture involves the study of values and customs and covers concepts such as right and wrong, good and evil and responsibility.  Ethical decision-making assists managers in making decisions that are “right and good”.

9. PD Webinar Series - Ethics (Q&A)

Ethics  Q&A involves the study of values and customs and covers concepts such as right and wrong, good and evil and responsibility.  Ethical decision-making assists managers in making decisions that are “right and good”.