Management Essentials: A Virtual Program

Overview

This 1-day virtual workshop focuses on four essential skill-sets of management. Each one uses well-researched and practical methodologies to increase your overall management prowess. You will receive tools you can immediately employ back on the job, as well as have access to several additional job aids and resources.

After completing the virtual program, you will be able to apply four essential tools to your everyday management: delivering and receiving feedback, making more effective decisions, evaluating performance supportively, and creating a more intrinsically motivating work environment. 

Virtually delivered using Zoom, Thiagi and Matt will use appropriate activities to provide you with the resources, tools, practice, and feedback to increase your overall managerial techniques.


WHO WILL BENEFIT FROM THIS WORKSHOP?

  • New managers

  • Experienced managers who want a refresher

  • Supervisors

  • Coaches who coach managers

  • Leaders who want to expand their managerial expertise

  • Project managers

What Do You Get?

  • Exclusive access to job aids, reference materials, podcasts, and more related to each module through a corollary eLearning program.

  • Follow-up access to the instructors for coaching on applying the content to your specific role if needed.

  • A Certificate of Completion from The Thiagi Group.  


Two Easy Ways to Register

What Does It Cost?

  • The usual price is $299.

  • Sign up now for early bird price of only $249. 


WHEN

  • ONE DAY: October 15, 2019
    8:30 am to 5:00 pm EDT (New York Time)

LOCATION

Your home. Your office. Your computer. Or, your iPad or Phone. This entire one-day program will be delivered synchronously, live. You will need video capability on your device, good wifi, and a comfy chair.


Management Essentials Topics:

WHAT IS PRACTICAL MANAGEMENT (A Quick Introduction)

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  • Identify the roles, responsibilities, and duties most managers have.

  • Customize a scorecard for evaluating your own managerial success. 

  • Apply the single most important management principle to all your decisions and interactions with team members.  


HOW TO MAKE EFFECTIVE DECISIONS

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  • Identify and implement a systematic six step model for making different types of decisions.

  • Identify the need or opportunity for making a decision.  

  • Analyze contextual information to frame the decision and specify the goals and objectives.

  • Generate alternative decisions and select the most appropriate one.

  • Plan to implement the selected decision.

  • Learn from reflecting on the decision process to improve the quality of future decisions.


CREATING A MOTIVATING ENVIRONMENT

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  • Explore the differences and potential outcomes of intrinsic and extrinsic motivation.

  • Distinguish between the three different needs all people have that affect our motivation

  • Identify the impact rewards have on motivation and performance

  • Apply proven strategies for creating motivating environments


HOW TO GIVE AND RECEIVE EFFECTIVE FEEDBACK

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  • Improve professional competencies and business results of your employees by giving them timely and practical feedback.

  • Provide appropriate positive and constructive feedback.

  • Seek targeted feedback from your employees, colleagues, and superiors.

  • Analyze the feedback you receive to discard invalid items and transform valid items into action plans for professional improvement.


HOW TO EVALUATE PERFORMANCE SUPPORTIVELY

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  • Set effective performance goals.

  • Measure performance against those goals. 

  • Conduct performance analysis when outcomes aren’t where you want them to be. 

  • Distinguish between factors that cause or undermine performance and factors that support it.


This Workshop Is Designed and Delivered by Thiagi and Matt.

Thiagi (aka Dr. Sivasailam Thiagarajan) has been designing and delivering training for the past 40 years since the early days of programmed instruction. He has also written over 50 books on the subject. Matt (President of The Thiagi Group) was trained by Thiagi over 20 years ago and has been designing and working with him ever since. International authorities on performance improvement, they have produced award-winning training materials for various corporations and nonprofit organizations around the world. Specializing in interactive techniques for training, management, and leadership, they have designed hundreds of training activities, keynoted at several training conferences, and conducted training workshops around the world.