Thursday, May 23, 2013
(02:00 PM - 05:00 PM)
In order to be a truly effective manager, you must be comfortable delegating work and ensuring your employees are accountable for delivery. With a fine line between delegating and "dumping", it is important to follow specific steps that make assignments clear and create a sense of ownership among team members while also maintaining overall control. Effective delegation helps develop individuals and achieve specific organizational outcomes. Learn how to identify who is ready for delegation using a reliable and collaborative process, and become prepared to determine "who will do what, when, and to what standard?" in your day-to-day role.
Managing Conflict in the Workplace
(10:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
Nothing can destroy productivity, derail projects, and damage your reputation faster than workplace conflict. Whether it smolders just beneath the surface or becomes open warfare, conflict can paralyze your group, department, or the entire organization. And once initiated, the unpleasant task of resolving conflicts falls on your shoulders. Based on the time-tested principles from the new book How to Win Friends and Influence People in the Digital Age, this program prescribes the best approaches for effectively dealing with conflicts, so you can resolve issues while maintaining positive relationships. Learn to diagnose conflict before it intensifies, apply appropriate conflict resolution techniques to specific situations, and remain poised when tension is high.