Manager Program Portfolio

 

 

Our popular, high impact programs are customized to meet the your unique needs.  All programs include best practices, tools, and plenty of opportunity to practice new skills.  Below is a list of programs that were delivered to New and Experienced Managers.  We are happy to meet with you to create a customized program to meet your needs.

 

Examples of Previous Programs: 

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LAUNCH! FOUNDATIONAL SKILLS FOR MANAGERS (New Manager Training)

 

This program is designed to strengthen your ability to grow and retain talented employees who are capable and committed contributors to superior business results.  

Managers will have the opportunity to:

  • Reinforce the essential principles of the performance management system: goal setting, coaching and feedback, year-end appraisal, and individual development planning.

  • Increase the skills and confidence of managers in using performance management practices and tools to enhance performance and drive results.

  • Connect individual performance expectations and development goals to the business strategy.

  • Build managers’ skills in continuous feedback and coaching to ensure their group members achieve measurable results while maximizing their potential.

  • To reframe Performance Management as a leadership challenge.

 

TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP

 

Change is a consistent part of our organizational lives. This workshop will provide you with organizational models and tools that drive results and help your team with their response to change. 

Managers will have the opportunity to:

  • Understand the role of a transformational leader and how to successfully manage through natural reactions to change.

  • Develop strategies and plans for help those you lead become more committed to organizational change.

  • Drive high performance through change management models and tools.

 

LEADING GREAT TEAMS

 

Teams have a vast capacity to drive an organization beyond its boundaries. When managed well, teams stimulate creativity and innovation. Successful managers are able to leverage individual differences to build high-performance teams. In this program, we will focus on the tools and techniques available to Intralinks managers to help their team achieve exceptional results.

Managers will have the opportunity to:

  • Explore ways to improve communication skills and interpersonal relationships through their knowledge of the MBTI.

  • Accurately assess performance and development needs of their team.

  • Utilize the coaching tools best suited for challenging performance situations.

  • Select high-impact development goals for themselves and their teams.

 

 

MAKING EFFECTIVE DECISIONS

 

Managers are asked to solve problems and make decisions in a shorter time frame than ever before. Current research shows that Leaders feel that the ability to think analytically is the most critical skill required to be successful in their role, and the skill most lacking in today’s workforce. This two-day program is designed to help Managers improve their ability to analyze and solve difficult on-the-job problems and to improve their decision-making.   

 

Managers will have the opportunity to:

 

  • Discover the principles of critical thinking and its application to solving business challenges.

  • Assess their preferred problem-solving style and understand its impact in how they approach problem-solving and decision-making.

  • Leverage critical thinking tools to help manage the challenges we face in making decisions at Intralinks.

  • Apply class tools in a critical thinking case study.

 

TALENT MANAGEMENT/CAREER DEVELOPMENT

 

Superior talent provides organizations with a sustained competitive advantage. This practical program is designed to help leaders understand the talent management process and leverage tools to help their team select the right development activities that realize their full potential. The second component of the training takes that process one step further by equipping managers with best practices around conducting career conversations with their respective employees.

 

Managers will have the opportunity to:

 

  • Understand the impact of talent management.

  • Distinguish between high potential and high performance.

  • Validate high potential selection with the right identification criteria and processes.

  • Advise and support their team in the creation of high-impact development plans.

  • Define the benefits of career development along with the influencers that impact career choices.

  • Understand how to prepare for career conversations with employees based on the individual’s aspirations and abilities.

  • Define the roles and responsibilities of those involved in the career development process.

  • Identify meaningful development actions that promote engagement and retention.

  • Utilize tools and resources available for talent management and to facilitate the career conversation.

 

 

 

MATRIX MANAGEMENT

 

Matrix roles (and the challenges that come with them) are everywhere! Increasingly our teams are outside our local office. Getting things done in a matrix requires a different set of skills and approaches than a traditional approach. In this program we will look at some of the best practices that help us build our local and functional Manager Partnerships.
 

At the end of this workshop, local and functional managers will have the opportunity to:

  • Utilize tools and techniques that help local and functional managers be successful.

  • Identify and develop action steps to support Critical Connections between local and functional managers, and their teams.

  • Assess their matrix management skills.

  • Enhance the local and functional manager partnerships.

     

 

HIGH IMPACT COACHING

 

This workshop is designed to increase each participant’s competence and confidence as a practicing coach.

 

Managers will have the opportunity to:

 

  • Recognize the multiple benefits of coaching for the business and the individuals involved.

  • Define coaching and identify three commonly distinguished types of coaching.

  • Learn the critical competencies necessary for successful coaching.

  • Create a coach’s development plan based on the results of a competency-based coaching assessment.

  • Understand the critical elements necessary to build and sustain trusting partnerships.

  • Practice the skills of being present, disclosing, inquiring, and building commitment.

 

Leading with Resilience

"You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them"

                                                                                                                       -Maya Angelou

Change is a key focus for organizations and individuals as we reimagine work.  However, what happens when the results aren't what we hoped for? How do we move beyond the challenges we face to help ourselves and others we work with be resilient?

In this workshop we will discuss the mindset and tools of resilient leaders.  We will:

 

  • Discuss the skills of resilience.

  • Understand how to reframe setbacks.

  • Build your resiliency profile.

  • Create a climate for growth and resilience.

  • Get unstuck and create an action plan for immediate next steps.

 
 

Strategic Thinking Skills with Simulation

 

This workshop is designed to increase each participant’s competence and confidence as a strategic thinker.  After assessing critical competencies for Strategic Thinking, and learning effective techniques, participants have the opportunity to build their skills by practicing through an engaging simulation.  This program consistently receives high marks from participants and clients!

Managers will have the opportunity to:

 

  • Assess both your strategic and critical thinking skills.

  • Utilize tools and techniques to understand dynamic markets and strategic complexity.

  • Sharpen your skills in strategic thinking.

  • Create  models and tools to enhance strategic conversations.
     

Option: This workshop may also include skills and tools to build strategic decision making capabilities.