LIFEHR Management Academy

Management Development Academy

7 Engaging Tuesday Morning Sessions

Highly impactful morning sessions which build on each other and address practical and real work situations managers encounter at all levels. Whether a first-time manager or a seasoned veteran, this Academy adds leadership skills and enhances leadership effectiveness.

8:30 am – 11:30 am


March - May (Tuesday mornings)
March 20, 27, April 3, 17, 24, May 1, 8 - 2018

7 Academy Sessions

  1. Maximizing Your Leadership Strengths
  2. Interviewing and Selection
  3. Communication Skills and Styles
  4. Conflict Resolution
  5. Performance Mgmt. and Coaching
  6. Teamwork and Effective Meetings
  7. Managing and Leading Change

Session One:

  • Opening, Intros, Overview
  • Changing Expectations in Workplace
  • The Role of the Manager/Leader
  • Three imperatives of Effective Leadership
  • StrengthsFinders™ Instrument
  • Discussions and Debrief

Session Two:
Interviewing and Selection

  • Interviewing, Selecting and On-boarding Employees
  • Laws and Regulations
  • Hiring Talent through Effective Interviewing
  • Practice Interviewing Panel

Session Three:
Communication Skills and Styles

  • What is Effective Communication
  • Team Activity
  • DISC Style Instrument
  • Three Key Communication Strategies

Session Four:
Conflict Resolution

  • Typical Workplace Conflict Issues
  • Sources and Causes of Conflict
  • The Multigenerational Workforce and Conflict
  • Conflict Resolution Model
  • Table Discussions: Best Practices

Session Five:
Performance Management and Coaching

  • Model of Performance Management
  • Measuring Performance Against Goals/Standards
  • Giving Performance Feedback
  • Dealing with Poor Performance
  • Practicing Coaching Exercise & Debrief

Session Six:
Teamwork and Effective Meetings

  • Model of High Performing Teams
  • Team Goals and Role Clarification
  • Team Exercise (ABC Game)
  • Team Decision Criteria Matrix
  • Effective Team Meeting Management/Practice

Session Seven:
Managing and Leading Change

  • Change and Transition
  • Overcoming Resistance to Change
  • Practice Change Exercise
  • Five Key Points for Leaders During Change
  • Action Plans and Graduation

If you are an HR person and would like the chance to attend a session and see how beneficial these courses really are, we welcome you to sit in!

Please contact us to reserve a special preview seat. We’re sure you’ll decide it’s training that ultimately makes your company more successful.