Leadership Essentials: Group Learning Program, Fall Session One

Leadership Essentials: Group Learning Program, Fall Session One

Date: Thursday, August 31, 2017 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Location: 2400 Old Ivy Road, Room 189, except for final class of each session
Facilitators: Center for Leadership Excellence Team

Program Description: This program begins with a focus on the foundations of leadership, such as creating a shared vision and trust and progresses to the nuts-and-bolts of leading as a manager. The participants interact during class discussions and activities, learning from each other and building valuable relationships.
Audience: This program is intended for new managers. No prior knowledge or skill is necessary
Program Content:
Day 1: Introduction to The Five Practices of Exemplary Leadership®, from The Leadership Challenge, by James Kouzes and Barry Posner
Day 2: Creating a Climate of Trust, Communicating Effectively, and Hiring the Best
Day 3: DiSC Assessment for Managers, Performance Management 
Day 4: Human Resources Policy and Compliance, Delegating, and Managing Conflict
Day 5: Crucial Conversations®
Day 6: Developing and Engaging Employees, Action Planning, and Business Responsibilities Meet & Greet
Day 7: Graduation
Pre-work is assigned before most class days.
Date and time: Thursdays, August 31, September 7, 14, 21, 28, October 5, 8:30am – 4:30pm and Wednesday, November 15, 9:00am – 1:00pm
Program Deadlines and Requirements: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.
Program Contact: Larisa Hinton, 434.924.1012 or lek8p@virginia.edu

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