Management Seminar – Half Day and Full Day Formats are Available
The Effective Manager
The modules below can be customized into a
management seminar especially for your team.
Call us to discuss the curriculum and how it
can best be adjusted to bring out the best
in your managers.
The Art of Delegating
This module includes a complete model for delegating effectively. The process was modeled from a senior executive at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena California.
It will show you how to assign responsibility make certain your direct report is reporting to you appropriately, make sure projects and assignments are on time and under budget and much more.
Deciding what to delegate and to whom
Language for delegating to others
How to avoid micro-managing and still get things done
What to do when they report to you, and when they don’t
Using comfort level VS. skill level when delegating
Special language for assigning responsibility to others
Ways to stay informed so you know they’re on track
Coaching others up to higher levels of responsibility
Leadership: Bring Out The Best In People
One definition of leadership is bringing out the best in people. Management is getting things done through people.
This module will teach you several ways of to get more from the people you supervise.
It includes ways to avoid downtime, deal with behavioral issues and handle poor performers.
Tips to coach your direct reports and giving them the important feedback they need are also included.
How to make the most of people’s strengths
Create a culture of high performance
Giving positive feedback and praise
Ways to handle poor performers and slow starters
Involving your team in decision making
Setting goals and high standards
How to hold others accountable
How to position yourself as a resource to your team
Hiring New Employees
Learn a step by step process for interviewing prospective employees in this dynamic interactive module.
Role play interviews, learn to ask more and better questions and set up a ‘Success Profile’ for any position.
How to organize highly effective interviews
Questions toask candidates
The top 10 rules for interviewing others
Create and use a ‘success profile’
How to make interviewing others more enjoyable
‘Always’ be interviewing
Where to find highly talented candidates
How to get a new hire off to a good start
Handling Performance Problems
What do you do when performance isn’t meeting expectations? When they’re not doing what they should be doing it’s important to know how to respond in ways that are effective. This module teaches a proven process for responding to performance discrepancies so you can get performance back in line with expectations.
How to know when their is a performance issue
Communicating expectations clearly
Identify and utilize related consequences
Assessing causes and idendifying hidden agendas
How to know if there is a skill deficiency
Creating leverage and measuring compliance
Coaching-up your direct reports
Techniques for Motivating Others
Part of bringing out the best in other people is motivating them to act on their own.
This module will show you how to create buy-in and get people focused on specific goals and initiates in a positive way. You’ll also learn how to identify other people’s motivation style and use it to compel them to act more often.
A 4-step coaching process
Performance reviews that really work
How to assess strengths & weaknesses
How to motivate different personality types
Dealing with poor performers
Ways to get others to be more self motivated
Identify & cultivate unique talent within your organization
Handling Management Problems & Difficult People
Learn how to handle the most common problems that managers face. Role play new responses to management challenges.
Specific strategies for handling difficult personalities
Simple stress management tools that work
What to do when people shut down
How to get more buy-in up front
Get more cooperation and teamwork
How to earn respect and handle authority
7 ways to respond when things go wrong
An effective problem solving method
Identifying problems before they get out of hand
Giving consequences and warnings
Maximizing Productivity and Meeting Deadlines
Managing your time well is one of the most critical skills of being a good manager.
The insights in this module are drawn from our Time Management Seminar and are custom designed for managers.
Learn how to schedule and prioritize input from your direct reports so you’re always informed of the status of important projects. Identify and track your priorities and organize your day more effectively.
Time management for managers
Renewal techniques for avoiding burn-out
Simple ways to stay on target and under budget
How to know your ‘critical path’ items
Putting key players in the right position
Challenging people to give their all
Inject resources for meeting deadlines
How to inspire others to exceed expectations
“There is always apprehension when you bring in a facilitator you have not personally worked with before. This apprehension disappeared within the first 30 seconds of your presentation. Alex, you not only energized the group with your insights on the creative process and approaching problem areas, but you also changed our whole way of viewing our business.
Your practical approach to problem-solving from the general to the specific will serve us all for many years to come.”
Division President, Blue Green Land & Golf Corporation
Bring This Management Seminar
On-Site For Your Team
Custom designed versions of this training are available.
For special group rates and modules please call 972-689-3749
or Inquire Online.
Get Individual Management Training
You can do this complete training as an individual.
As Phone Coaching: Using a set of over the phone sessions
As Online Training: With a live trainer using GoToMeeting
Both of these formats include all the handouts from our live training.
Assignments and action steps are also included.
The curriculum can be customized especially for you.