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How to Be an Effective Manager

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Class Level: All levels
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 20

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this management course:

Due to the fast pace of change today, many employees get thrust into managerial positions and immediately face numerous new challenges and responsibilities with little training. Ensuring that valuable individual contributors can adapt quickly into effective managers is critical to the long-term viability of every organization and is a fast track for an individual to pursue a more fulfilling career.

In this workshop, you’ll get an in-depth look at the roles and responsibilities of a manager. We’ll look at goal setting, delegation, performance management, effective communication, leadership, motivating, and much more. You’ll walk out feeling prepared and confident to guide your team to new levels of success.

Takeaways

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of a manager
  • Know how to approach to performance management
  • Create a framework for you and your direct reports to effectively set expectations and give and receive feedback
  • Learn different management styles and techniques
  • Learn how to measure your team's success.
  • Workshop attendees will receive a full recording of the entire session for their reference.

Preparation

    Students should either be new managers, or they should have an interest in management positions.

    • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.
    • This course will occur completely online using Zoom and Slack.
    • Course set up information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) your course launches.

Students should come to class ready to discuss current management challenges and goals. -Please bring a laptop, notepad, and pen/pencil to class.


Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

School Notes:
For students enrolling in 12 week part time and immersive classes, it is not recommended that you book more than one class simultaneously.

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If you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at [email protected] at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.

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1) Download Zoom, our video conferencing appZoom Desktop is the video conferencing tool we will use. It works a lot like Google Hangouts or Skype. You will need to create an account in order to join the call. 

2) Sign-in to Slack and create an account. Slack is a written chat tool that your instructor may use to post photos, links, resources, polls, and threads. It also gives you and your classmates an opportunity to ask questions and collaborate!
- Download the Slack desktop app for ease of use
- Join the GA Chicago Workshop’ workspace

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