Becoming An Effective Manager
Through a blended curriculum, Abilitie’s Becoming An Effective Manager program provides a space for learners to better understand themselves and their role as a manager. The journey builds to simulated practice managing employees and delivering meaningful feedback before they make a critical mistake with a direct report.
Core Competencies Taught
We work with you to adapt this program to the needs of your organization, focusing on core competencies for learners such as:
- People Management
- Coaching and Feedback
- Understanding Motivators
- Building Trust
Self Study (1-2 Hours Total)
– TypeCoach Verifier
– Case Study Preparation
Work Style Assessment
Participants go through an assessment and debrief session (Default: TypeCoach – Temperaments & Change) to understand how their work and communication style impacts their ability to drive change in the organization.
With guidance from expert faculty, participants analyze a leadership case study. Through Socratic discussion format, they will unpack learnings from the story and connect them to their own experiences in working collaboratively across functions.
Capstone Simulation in which participants practice their management skills in a fast-paced, competitive environment. Participants put their coaching and communication skills to the test as they manage the motivations, engagement, and performance of a virtual team.
Sample Program Schedule
Abilitie’s Becoming An Effective Manager Program is tailored to the needs of each client. It can be delivered as a virtual, hybrid, or in-person program and run as a 4 to 6 week program that can be condensed or spread out over additional weeks as desired.
Private Cohorts for Internal Groups (12 to 1,000 Participants)
Tailored to your employees’ schedules and needs. Contact our L&D professionals to create an agenda that fits your unique requirements.
Open Cohorts (Individuals/Teams of Less Than 12 Participants)
Enroll your team through our Invited MBA open cohort programs to learn alongside other professionals. Spring 2023 cohorts start March 15th, deadline to apply is February 10th.
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Abilitie’s Program Dashboard
The Abilitie Program Dashboard provides Learning & Development leaders with real-time access to learner data. Program managers can easily see a snapshot of participant engagement, learner activity, and individual progress, giving them the tools to make smart decisions and take immediate actions that support learners through their journey.
I would recommend this to anyone looking to expand their knowledge as a manager.Participant, Praxair
The Becoming An Effective Manager Program guides participants to understand their strengths and opportunity areas while simultaneously giving them new tools to meaningfully support their direct reports. The program design leverages Abilitie’s award-winning simulations and rich Socratic debriefs.
I really liked how this got at the human element of being a leader. It has so many real-world elements to deal with, it felt very real.Participant, GE
A unique practice-based leadership program for new managers
Aspiring and new managers
12 to 40 people
Adaptable 10- to 20-hour curriculum over 3 to 6 weeks
Case Study Discussions
Small study group discussions on management and leadership topics
Structured peer follow-up groups prolong developmental gains
TypeCoach Assessment or similar assessment instrument
Cohorts come together to celebrate successes and look to the future
Learn More About The Becoming An Effective Manager Program
We work with clients in interactive design workshops to find the right solution for you. Give us a call at (512) 593-8726 to schedule an exploratory conversation today.