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In today’s fast-paced and ever-changing environment many individuals are expected to manage and lead others without position power. Companies that perform depend on Team Leaders, Project Leaders, and Work Coordinators more than ever. While Team Leaders may not have the power of management, they must possess the skills to effectively communicate, influence, set goals, manage time, and resolve conflict. They also need to be able to improve the efficiency of their team through diagnosing problems and effectively training others.   This interactive online three-part program will help ensure that your team leaders are well prepared to perform at a high level. Through group discussions, exercises, role-plays and action planning, participants will develop the skills they need to succeed as a team leader, and better understand how to apply those skills to their specific workplace situations.    Topics Day 1. The Foundation • Understand the Role of the Team Lead and what it takes in comparison to an individual contributor as well as a manager – how do you fit-in? • Explore the importance of how to empower employees to achieve results • Examine an array of essentials skills like planning and organizing, motivating, coaching, problem solving, and managing conflict, all needed to be an effective Team Leader   Day 2. The Tools  • Understand the importance of effective communication and specifically listening as an essential skill for all persons getting work done through others with tools for applying back on the job • Review what it takes to be an effective delegator, why many persons moving into a Team Lead role find it difficult, and how to overcome these difficulties • Explore the move from “Bud” to “Boss” along with strategies to overcome obstacles Day 3. Best Practices • Recognize the importance of influence and persuasion along with the understanding the “how” in order to gain buy-in and respect from employees • Realize what it takes to deal with difficult personalities, a very common roadblock for all managers • Learn the importance of training and developing employees along with specific techniques that take into consideration adult learning and retention Who Should Attend Individual Contributors who have to get work done through others without complete position power: Team Leaders, Project Leaders, Work Coordinators. When Day 1:  Thursday, December 1, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Day 2:  Thursday, December 8, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Day 3:  Thursday, December 15, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where Virtual  Fee Fees vary based on membership tier. Sign in for your pricing. Read More

In today’s fast-paced and ever-changing environment many individuals are expected to manage and lead others without position power. Companies that perform depend on Team Leaders, Project Leaders, and Work Coordinators more than ever. While Team Leaders may not have the power of management, they must possess the ability to effectively communicate, influence, set goals, manage time, and resolve conflict. They also need to be able to improve the efficiency of their team through diagnosing problems and effectively training others.  This interactive two-day program will help ensure that your team leaders are well prepared to perform at a high level. Through group discussions, exercises, role-plays and action planning, participants will develop the skills they need to succeed as team leaders, and better understand how to apply those skills to their specific workplace situations. DAY 1 Defining the difference between a lead and supervisor/manager Adopting a manager mindset through self-assessment Understanding the expectations of your boss, employees, peers and customers Identifying common pitfalls Learning 5 key strategies for overcoming the transition from peer to lead Pinpointing required techniques to take charge and be an effective leader Examining a structured approach to organizing & planning work  Adapting a leadership style to fit the situation and audience DAY 2 Developing expectations and setting goals with employees Assessing performance, providing feedback and coaching Managing difficult employee behavior & conflict Understanding best practices for on-the-job training Exploring concepts of effective communication Gaining an overview of delegation techniques Who Should Attend Individual Contributors who have to get work done through others without complete position power: Team Leaders, Project Leaders, Work Coordinators. When Day 1:  Wednesday, August 31, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Day 2:  Wednesday, September 7, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where The Atrium 234 Mall Boulevard Suite G-50 King of Prussia, PA  19406 Fee Fees vary based on membership tier. Sign in for your pricing. Includes all training materials & box lunch each day. Read More

How many balls do you keep in the air? It’s hard to achieve balance when you’re constantly juggling multiple demands at work with personal priorities.  But even if you can’t drop any of the balls, you can at least learn to manage them better in “Time Management: Juggling Multiple Priorities”.  Using exercises and activities, this interactive program will work with participants to prioritize responsibilities, tasks and to-do’s and then organize and compartmentalize work tasks.  Using techniques to eliminate activities that waste time, participants will create SMART goals for more effective and less stressful time management. Learning Objectives Organize and compartmentalize work tasks Prioritize responsibilities, tasks and necessary “to DOs” for results Identify areas for improvement and strategize concrete and specific solutions Use techniques to eliminate time wasters and interruptions Write SMART goals to impact efficiency and direction Who Should Attend All Employees who have the need to better organize their time. When Day 1:  Thursday, November 3, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Day 2:  Thursday, November 10, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where Live Online Fee Fees vary based on membership tier. Sign in for your pricing. Read More

New to management?  Need to understand some of the basics? In this session we cover the critical skills necessary to manage others effectively. This workshop is a precursor to MEA’s Level I Foundational Leadership Series. A big realization for many is that making the move to leadership isn’t solely about being the best at what you do, now it’s about getting work done through others.  Participants attending this session will examine exactly what it takes to lead others. Through self-assessment participants will have the chance to recognize what they are already doing well and what’s needed when it comes to managing employees. Through these targeted assessments, the necessary skills needed for development will be identified by each individual attending. Rewards, challenges and what it takes to be a manager will all be explored in a highly interactive format. Objectives:  Examine how a manager’s role is different than an individual contributor  • Define skills, competencies, responsibilities & challenges when managing • Balance and manage tasks and people through planning and organizing • Learn a Performance Management model for a holistic view of managing others  • Understand the role of communication and its link to managing effectively • Know what it takes to motivate and engage others • Define the art and science of delegation • Identify strategies, including feedback, to build the skill level of employees  • Create a development action plan to apply skills learned in class back on the job When Tuesday, October 11, 2022 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Where The Atrium Building 234 Mall Blvd. Suite G-50 King of Prussia, PA  19406 Fee Fees vary based on membership tier. Sign in for your pricing. Includes all training materials & box lunch. Read More

In this session, a deeper, management-oriented dive is taken into unconscious bias, examining its impact on managing employees and business decisions. It explores the concept of unconscious bias, the science behind it, how it can affect the way employers hire, evaluate, and treat employees, and strategies employers can use to reduce unconscious bias and create a more inclusive workplace. Audience Management level employees When Thursday, September 29, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Where Live Online Fee Fees vary based on membership tier. Sign in for your pricing.   Read More

Our workplace violence training includes the following topics: Definition of Workplace Violence  Preventive measures to reduce the threat of workplace violence Concepts endorsed by the US Department of Homeland Security, FBI and FEMA Establishing Roles and Responsibilities Response to various forms of workplace violence including an Active Shooter, Bomb Threats and more  What you need for a comprehensive emergency plan  Developing a training and communication plan for your employees Who should attend: HR Managers Plant Managers/Supervisors Facility Managers When Thursday, September 29, 2022 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Where Virtual Fee Fees vary based on membership tier. Sign in for your pricing. Read More

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