Who should attend
This cohort is ideal for soon-to-be, new, or recently promoted managers who want to improve their management skills so that they can be more effective in their roles and lead their teams more confidently.
The extraordinary challenges presently faced by the business community call for strong and effective management skills. A skilled manager can lead the whole team forward. And like any skill, management skills can be learned.
The Emerging Leader cohort is a 5-week program (2-hour weekly learning sessions) of interactive workshops to equip emerging leaders with management skills they can use right away to help their teams grow and succeed.
Run Psychologically Safe Meetings
In this workshop, participants will learn how to leverage the power of psychological safety to run more effective, productive and high performing meetings. Participants begin with an assessment of the current state of their meetings which can be mapped onto the six core components of psychologically safe meetings. Participants will leave with a thorough understanding of our meeting framework leading to greater levels of inclusion, interaction, engagement, and productivity.
Coaching for Managers
Coaching is a future-focused question-centric process leaders use to support growth and hold people accountable. Coaching revolves around listening, asking questions, and leading people to solve their own problems. This course focuses on situational coaching in which managers and leaders informally incorporate coaching throughout a typical workday.
Giving and Receiving Feedback
Giving and Receiving Feedback is a foundational course geared towards managers that covers the basics of a subject many people find difficult. Participants explore a systems approach rooted in allyship to giving and receiving feedback that is flexible and holistic. Our approach is still grounded in observable, situational details but takes giving and receiving feedback a step farther, resulting in unique and authentic feedback that is more likely to be heard, understood, embraced and acted upon.
Dealing with Conflict
Learn to recognize when a situation has turned from a simple disagreement into a conflict by understanding the root cause of conflict and the role threat-response plays. Temper your own reactions in a heated moment with a conflict analysis framework. Work toward positive-sum outcomes with a 4-step process for managing your responses and offers.
Time Management: Avoid Distractions
So, you’ve learned to plan your day by optimizing your schedule. You’ve blocked your calendar to accurately reflect the time you actually need to complete tasks. You’ve matched the different types of work you do with your energy peaks and valleys. Yet it is still a challenge to manage your time because the realities of the modern workplace will conspire to distract you. This course will help you maintain focus and stay on track. You will learn practical tools that can help you to better align your daily activities to accomplish your goals.