Curriculum: Training for New Managers and Supervisors

Session 1: Mechanics of Being a Manager

Live training by James Gehrke plus the following on-demand video training:

  • Managing Me by Video Visions
  • Would I Work for Me? by Video Visions
  • Giving Leadership Away by Video Visions
  • Win Teams: How One Company Made Empowerment Work by Video Visions
 
Session 2: Communication Techniques
Live training by Laura Arellano plus the following on-demand video training:
  • Listening Skills by Dr. Tony Alessandra
  • The Four Styles by Learning Communications
  • Dr. Tony Alessandra Interviews Bert Decker
  • Communicate with Confidence: Listening Until You Really Hear by Booher Consultants
  • The 8th Habit - Berlin Wall by Franklin Covey
 
Session 3: Motivating Staff and Volunteers
Live training by Laura Arellano plus the following on-demand video training:
  • Motivation: Igniting Exceptional Performance by Nelson Motivation
  • The Power of One by Nido Qubein
  • 1001 Way to Energize Individuals by Nelson Motivation
  • The 8th Habit - It's Not Just Important, It's Wildly Important by Franklin Covey
 
Session 4: Managing Conflict and Crisis
Live training by Carolyn Andree and Bill Guillory
  • Mixing Four Generations in the Workplace by Learning Communications
  • Communicate with Confidence: Resolving Conflict by Booher Consultants
  • Conflict Resolution in the Office by MARCOM
  • Preventing Sexual Harassment for Managers and Supervisorsby MARCOM
 
Session 5: Life Balance
Live training by Bill Guillory plus the following on-demand video training:
  • The 8th Habit - Big Rocks by Franklin Covey
 
Session 6: Managing Time, Priorities and Projects
Live training by Rene Johnson and Denis Peterson plus the following on-demand video training:
  • Time Management: Keeping the Monkey off Your Back by Learning Communications
  • Dr. Tony Alessandra interviews Dr. Peter Johnson
  • The New Time of Your Life by Learning Communications
 
Session 7: Fundamentals of Hiring, Evaluating, and Firing; Managing Difficult Employees
Live training by HR Professionals plus the following on-demand video training:
  • Hire for Attitude by Video Visions
 
Session 8: Building a Highly Motivated Team
Live training by Nigel Bristow and Gaylan Nielsen plus the following on-demand video training:
  • Five Star Teamwork by Workplace Publishing
  • 1001 Ways to Energize Teams by Nelson Motivation
  • Teams in Motion by Griggs Production
 
Session 9: Transitioning from Worker to Supervisor
Live training by Dr. Brett Savage and James Gehrke plus the following on-demand video training:
  • Leading with Persuasion by Video Visions
 
Session 10: Leadership
Live training by Gaylan Nielson, Brent Peterson and Steve Stowell plus the following on-demand video training:
  • Follow the Leader by Learning Communications
  • Leadership - Control vs. Release by Franklin Covey
  • Leadership - Tool-set by Franklin Covey
  • Leadership - Emma Brandon by Franklin Covey
  • Leadership - Values of a Leader by Franklin Covey
  • Leadership - Store 334 by Franklin Covey
  • The 8th Habit - The Nature of Leadership by Franklin Covey
  • The 8th Habit - Permanent Whitewater by Franklin Covey
  • The 8th Habit - Mauritius by Franklin Covey
  • The 8th Habit - Teacher by Franklin Covey
  • The 8th Habit - Stone by Franklin Covey
  • The 8th Habit - Street Hawkers by Franklin Covey
  • The 8th Habit - Max and Max by Franklin Covey
  • The 8th Habit - Law of the Harvest by Franklin Covey
  • The 8th Habit - Discovery of a Character by Franklin Covey
  • The 8th Habit - Leaving a Legacy by Franklin Covey