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Management Essentials Learning Group

This specialized program offers in-depth training by experts in a peer learning environment for new managers and those with up to 5 years of experience.

Wednesdays, May 6 - June 3, 2015 | 1:30 to 4:30pm
Nonprofit Management Solutions| 8265 Vickers Street, Suite C, San Diego 92111


Need a place to learn and discuss how to handle your difficult management dilemmas?

Our roles as managers mean we are responsible for the planning, executing and implementing of a program or service that meets the organization's objectives and helps to fulfill the mission. We take care of day-to-day operations and try to concentrate our time on overseeing supervisors. Our duties may include hiring and firing, working with budgets as well as working with other managers and executives in the organization. It can be overwhelming!

By learning from experts and interacting with their peers, participants find solutions for their particular on-the-job issues. This learning group also provides an opportunity for managers to develop a personal action plan journal that can be used during and after the program is completed.

Sessions & Topics:
Session 1: Building Your Team
Learn how to build trust with your staff to work effectively together.

Develop a framework to build a strong, engaged team.
Understand your role as team leader in working with your staff.
Learn how to identify a common purpose and set goals as a team.

Session 2: Management & Leadership Style
Better understand your role as manager and leader.

Define and clarify what it means to be a manager and a leader.
Understand different personality styles and how to work with them.
Learn how to make your individual leadership style more effective.

Session 3: Mastering Conflict
Managing with Minimal Conflict and Maximum Employee Engagement

Identify your own confict management style and evaluate its' effectiveness.
Learn tips on recognizing and managing misunderstandings and misinterpretations before they become conflicts.
Develop resolution processes that build cooperation, collaboration, and cohesiveness.

Session 4: Define Your Organizational Culture and How to Work within It:
Discover how to map out your organization's culture and the way they do things.

Understand how your style fits within your culture.
Determine how decisions are made and your responsibilities for them.
Gain insights into how to work within the structure of your organization.

Session 5: Communication:
Learn about creating an environment of trust, value, and respect to maximize productivity and using one's time wisely.

Learn how to determine expectations and navigate your role.
Discover how to manage up, down and all around.
Understand your purpose and your mode of communication.

Who Should Attend
Those in the organization with 2 - 5 years experience overseeing supervisors such as Managers or Directors. Duties can include hiring and firing, budget development or monitoring, and working with other managers.

How much does it cost?
EARLY BIRD Rates- Register on or before April 29, 2015:
Sweet Deal Members, $300.00
Members, $375.00
Not-Yet Members, $450.00

Register after April 29, 2015:
Sweet Deal Members, $350.00
Members, $425.00
Not-Yet Members, $500.00


SHELLI CHOSAK has been active in the field of Organizational Consulting and Psychotherapy for the past 25 years, and holds a Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology. Her areas of specialization are in Conflict Management, Change Management, Interpersonal Communication, Productivity, Leadership Development, Empowerment, Team Building, Stress Management and Executive Coaching. Shelli has been active in community organizations and is a member of the Organizational Development Network and the American Society for Training and Development.

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