Be a Leader, Not a Boss – Managing in the Modern Workplace

Course Length: 6 hours (1 day)
This training for new and existing managers will help them thrive in their role. Learning how to support, motivate, delegate and build effective teams and direct reports with a framework is essential to a manager’s success. This workshop focuses on the skills and mindset for leadership and shows how to confidently manage time and tasks

Learning Objectives:
At the end of this workshop, you will be able to:
  • Clarify the scope and nature of management
  • Learn some ways to deal with the challenges of the role.
  • Recognize the responsibilities you have to yourself, your team, and your organization.
  • Learn key techniques to help you plan and prioritize effectively.
  • Understand leadership, team building, communication, giving feedback and motivation.
Target Student:
If you are a new manager, or a manager building on your skills and leadership capabilities, then this is the course for you. This course will give you the skills, tools and mindset to balance growing teams, tasks and priorities. Learn some ways to deal with the challenges that come with the role you play in your organization’s accomplishments.

LEAD Framework
  • Leadership - Set the tone
  • Effective - Balance tasks, teams, yoursel
  • Achieve - Team purpose & goals
  • Develop - Growth, motivate
Course Outline
Adjusting to Your Role
This session shares methods to help participants understand the leadership formula in the new workplace and their role.

Your Responsibilities
Your responsibilities to employees, management, and yourself. This session discusses those areas of a manager’s role.

Defining Leadership
This session looks at different qualities of leadership and how to apply them authentically.

Impact + Presence + Authority = Trust
Inspiring others to actions means trust. This session will focus on the manager’s presence and impact and what authority means in building trust.

Action-Centered Leadership
This session deals with how to balance priorities in a management role using the action-centered model

Setting Goals and Making Plans
Planning is a vital part of a successful manager’s role. Rather than being in reactive mode, planning helps the manager to be more successful and model the behavior. This session looks at ideas regarding plans, how to use the Urgent-Important Matrix to help develop a plan, a planning case study, the elements of planning, and planning tools.

Developing a High-Performing Team
This session includes a look at the stages of team development, moving a team through those stages, team problem solving, and team leadership. Managers will work through team building tips, helping teams work toward goals and purpose.

Communication Skill
Communication skills are essential to being an effective manager. In this session, influencing by using communication skills will be practiced.

As a manager in the new workplace, empathy is key. In this session, three types of empathy will be explored and practiced.

Social Styles
We are all unique; being aware of our social style and that of others will help managers to be more effective with motivation, time and understanding

Providing Feedback
One of the jobs of a manager is giving meaningful feedback. This session covers the BEST characteristics of effective feedback and gives participants an opportunity to roleplay this skill.

Workshop Wrap-U
At the end of the course, students will have an opportunity to ask questions and fill out an action plan.

This Course Comes With

Printed Manual

A printed and bound paper manual for use during your class and future reference

Customize Your Course

Tailored Training

Your manual will follow a standard course outline but your class can be tailored to focus on the subjects that are most important to you

Be a Leader, Not a Boss
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Date(s) Price Qty
February 22, 2023 9am to 4pm ET $795.00 (CAD)*  
May 30, 2023 9am to 4pm ET $795.00 (CAD)*  

* 13% HST will be applied on checkout

Online registration closes two business days before the start of the class.
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