ASIANUPWARD LEADERSHIP COURSES
with Certificates & Customized Reports
Provide your APA professionals with unique and live experiential leadership courses led by the AsianUpward faculty. Your APA employees and/or colleagues will gain valuable and practical leadership skills, loaded with insights curated from the AsianUpward signature TrailBlaze Tools™–customized and designed for APAs. Some of these tools will come from the AugmentAsian ToolBook, and others are premium Tools available exclusively for those who partner with us for these classes. These courses feature cross-industry, collective insights from AsianUpward’s partners, which means that the learnings are truly co-created.
Participants receive a Certificate and an individualized Customized Report with what they have learned for their performance files.
Harness & Deploy the 5 Professional Ps in the Workplace
(Purpose, Power, Presence, Politics & Positioning)
Leverage presents the 5 Ps framework to develop Asian Pacific Americans (APAs) into more-effective leaders and professionals in the workplace. This short course emphasizes effective and practical tools to understand—and wield—the nuances of these 5 Ps: Purpose, Power, Presence, Politics, & Positioning in professional settings. By synergizing these 5 elements, Leverage strengthens APA professional success, which gives us fuel and momentum to support our organizations. This collective, APA-focused approach truly benefits all parties.
COURSE TOPICS INCLUDE:
Purpose: Focus Your Purpose to Create Visionary Success
Power: Gain Insights into the Types and Models of Power
Presence: Build and Project Your Leadership Presence & Manage Up
Politics: Navigate Organizational Politics Collaboratively
Positioning: Evolve into a Change Champion Who Positions Positive Transformation
Where It’s “ATS”* From Allyship to Sponsorship
June 10, 2022, 12:30pm – 1:30pm Pacific Time
The Empathy Action Roadmap* Systematically Shift EQ to Practical Relationship-Building
October 7, 2022, 12:30pm – 1:30pm Pacific Time
Your Capacity Cells* Complement Time Management with Energy Management
October 21, 2022, 12:30pm – 1:30pm Pacific Time
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Vu H. Pham, Ph.D
Chair of Elevate
As the CEO of Spectrum Knowledge & Chair of Elevate, Vu H. Pham, Ph.D., works with hundreds of organizations from the Fortune 500 to major federal government and international non-profit agencies. He heads several communities of practice with ERGs and Executive-level mastermind groups. He has taught Executive Education and leadership at UCLA, UC San Diego, and UC Irvine. Elevate is a multi-university partnership, along with Spectrum Knowledge and the University of California Office of the President—MESA. The Elevate Program features leadership development in diversity & inclusion (with a specialization in Employee Resource Group strategy), strategic thinking, innovation, and influence.
Cultivate Positive Impact, from the Economics of Relationships & Context
to the Science of Persuasion & Personal Optimization
Interpersonal Impact provide APAs with overarching contexts at the larger, strategic levels in order to hone in on individual ways to optimize our careers. The course then applies the sciences, such as economics and behavioral research, toward practical tools that will support your leadership and professional goals. By framing ways that people interact into systems, this course furnishes a global view to really enhance how you can influence others and build interpersonal networks that are of benefit to your organization and marketplace.
COURSE TOPICS INCLUDE:
Context & Situational Systems: Categorize and Utilize Contextual Forces for Personal Optimization
Economics of Relationships: Frame and Forge Mutually Beneficial Interpersonal Systems
The Science of Persuasion: From Persuasion Research to Your Personal Capacity Cells
The Sphere of Influence
Develop Credibility, Visibility, & Leadership Presence
The Sphere of Influence features tactics and strategies to elevate APAs toward increased career opportunities and leadership possibilities. This short course focuses on strengthening your influence capabilities as a a core competency, which expands into methods that consciously craft your personal credibility and reputation. The course lessons then amplify these influence foundations with discussions of visibility and how to leverage your surrounding environments toward persuading others.
COURSE TOPICS INCLUDE:
The Asian Upward Cultural Fluidity Model
The Credibility Wheel and How to Wield It toward Professional Effectiveness
Collective Influence & the Halo Strategy that Aligns More Closely with Asian Values, Yet Translates toward Intercultural Impact
The Visibility Vectorscope that Leads to Your Workplace “Suite” Spot
How to Leverage Your Surroundings and External Contexts toward Greater Influence