Leadership Essentials: Group Learning Program, Spring Session Two

Date: March 29, 2018
Time: 8:30am–4:30pm
Location: 2400 Old Ivy Road, Room 189, except for final class of each session


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, March 29, April 5, 12, 19, 26, May 3, 8:30am – 4:30pm and Thursday, June 14, 9:30am – 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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