Managing People & Teams is a foundational leadership training program that equips new managers with essential tools to manage employees and teams effectively. The curriculum focuses on helping participants make the shift from being an individual contributor to a leader and learn essential skills to support their long-term success. All aspects of this interactive series are aimed at helping leaders build essential management and people leadership skills. 


This hybrid program spans over three months from June 21 to August 25, 2022, and consists of:

  • 1 in-person full-day session

  • 5 x 90-minute virtually facilitated learning sessions

  • 4 x 45-minute virtual small group learning pod meetings - 2 facilitated


The total live facilitated instructional time is 18.5 hours and the total participant time commitment is approximately 25 hours (includes pre-reading and assignments).

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In-Person Full-Day Session - June 21 

1. Building Your Development Plan - Knowing Your Strengths &        Areas of Development & Setting Effective Habits & Goals

2. Communicating Clearly & Confidently - How to Prepare,                Connect & Follow up Effectively to Inspire Others

3. Setting Expectations Clearly With New & Existing Employees 

4. Developing Others & Managing Performance through

    Feedback & Accountability Conversations

5. Delegating Collaboratively to Build Your Team's Skills & Do the      Right Work

6. Navigating Difficult Conversations to Build Your Self Awareness

    & Collaborate Effectively With Others Even in Conflict


Learning Pod Small Group Virtual Meetings

Participants will integrate what they are learning by participating in content and practice exercises focused on Core Leadership topics that were introduced at the In-Person Session. 

Person in bold books learning pod meeting

Learning Pod 1 - Facilitated

June 30: Learning Pod Kick off, Setting Development Goals

Book 1 x 45 minute session between 11am-2pm Eastern.

Learning Pod 2 - Self Led (Self-scheduled by each group)

July 8-20: Leading a Feedback Conversation

This meeting is not facilitated by Jennifer and is organized and led by each Learning Pod group.

Learning Pod 3 - Facilitated

July 28: Leading a Development Conversation

Book 1 x 45 minute session between 11am-2pm Eastern.

Learning Pod 4 - Self Led (Self-scheduled by each group)

August 5-18: Collaboratively Delegating a Project

This meeting is not facilitated by Jennifer and is organized and led by each Learning Pod group.


Virtual Session 1
Aligning Your Time With Your Priorities & Inspiring Your Team to Do the Same!
July 7, 1pm-2:30pm Eastern

  • Build your awareness of your current patterns and challenges with managing Time

  • Learn how to establish clear Priorities

  • Learn how to track, reflect and edit how you operate to improve your efficiency

  • Create an action plan that aligns how you spend your Time with achieving your goals


Virtual Session 2
Leading Meetings to Engage Others, Build Team & Produce Results
July 21, 1pm-2:30pm Eastern

  • Audit your Meeting effectiveness

  • Understand all the types of Meetings/interactions that Teams need to participate in for maximum effectiveness

  • Learn how to collaborate with your Team to establish effective Meeting Norms

  • Learn what to do before, during, and after Meetings to ensure they are effective


Virtual Session 3
Building Mutually Beneficial Relationships & Networks
August 4, 1pm-2:30pm Eastern

  • Audit your internal and external Network to identify opportunities to improve them

  • Understand how to identify what stage your Relationships are in and what to do to build Relationships in each stage

  • Build a Relationship strategy that is aligned with your goals


Virtual Session 4
Leading Change Confidently to Inspire Commitment & Action from Others
August 18, 1pm-2:30pm

  • Explore your role as a Change Leader

  • Understand how Change impacts people differently and understand how to complete a stakeholder analysis to assess how the Change will impact others

  • Learn how to effectively communicate during Change


Virtual Session 5
Planning & Thinking Strategically to Shape the Organization's Future Growth & Success & Program Close 
August 25, 1pm-2:30pm Eastern

  • Understand the components of a Strategic Plan and an Operational Plan

  • Develop a workplan for your role or team

  • Learn how to lead the execution of your Operational Plan