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About the course
The Management Development Program is designed for managers at all organizational levels who want to develop and/or enhance their understanding and practice of fundamental management principles in the context of today's challenging environment.
This course attracts an audience from a diversity of backgrounds, experience and managerial levels who come together to discuss fundamental issues facing managers in today's complex organizations. The three-day course is highly interactive and participant centered. Instructors utilize a variety of teaching methods to actively involve participants and facilitate the learning process.
This program focuses on the practical application of the management principles discussed. Graduates of the program return to their workplace with a written action plan to transform their learning into increased managerial effectiveness in the workplace.
Management and Leadership Excellence
Examines basic principles and practices of management as they apply to today's workforce and explores management behaviors that contribute to personal and interpersonal effectiveness.
Personal Preferences and Leadership
Provides participants an opportunity to discover personal preferences, relate them to their management styles, and maximize their advantages in the workplace.
Can We Talk? Communication in the Workplace
Explores the art of effective communication in a diverse and ever changing workplace. Describes verbal language that promotes positive, supportive and inclusive communication.
Working Together Effectively
Identifies the fundamentals of team development and characteristics of effective team leaders. It also explores the sources and consequences of conflict and identifies methods to approach it constructively.
Introduces coaching as a management tool and identifies strategies managers can use to improve employee performance.
Managing Personal & Organizational Change
Describes the human reaction to change and the impact of response to change. This session provides a toolbox for managing change and strategies for increasing resilience.
Who should attend
Managers or supervisors interested in developing basic knowledge, skill and abilities needed in Texas state agencies.