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Management Workshops


Managing Up in an Organization
Management Workshops
Description
This half-day workshop teaches attendees how to “read” their managers and communicate in a way which creates partnership and success. Attendees will gain perspective regarding their roles and responsibilities within the organization, and learn how to take responsibility for their side of the work relationship with their manager.
 
Length
3 Hours
 
Audience
Individual Contributors
 
Objectives
  • Access Codes: How to Read your Boss
  • Three Keys to Influencing Upward
  • Taking Responsibility for Your Side of the Relationship
  • Reading Needs and Wants for Rapport and Alignment
  • Selling Your Ideas
  • Managing the Flow of Information: Delegation, E-mails, Reports, and Face-to-face
  • Communication Skills You’ll Use to Decrease Conflict
Methodology
The facilitator uses a variety of training methods for each workshop, including large group discussions, individual work and reflection, small group discussions and exercises, case studies and simulations for role-play.
 
This interactive workshop is delivered with a 40/60 split between concept/theory and a practical application of the skills discussed.
Class size should be kept under 20, whenever possible, so each participant will have the opportunity to gain techniques for the types of situations they deal with or expect to deal with.
 
About the Facilitator
The facilitator for this workshop has been a soft skills instructor and coach to Bay Area companies for 30 years. He is a master trainer, having delivered over 2000 training sessions and trained dozens of instructors in his career. He has also authored a full series of managerial soft skills courses.
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