New Manager Boot Camp

Haas School of Business

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  • 2 weeks
  • online

Haas School of Business

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Who should attend

  • Business professionals considering a management role
  • Managers that have recently moved into a supervisory position
  • Executives looking to level up their leadership skills across multiple industries including high tech

About the course

Developing managerial skills is no small task. While taking on a new or expanded role as a manager brings great rewards, it also introduces new challenges. To be impactful in this position requires management training that develops your ability to lead a functioning team while implementing management skills and abilities such as adaptive leadership and productive team conflict resolution.

The New Manager Boot Camp training addresses your specific needs to understand the qualities of a good leader and to master practical leadership styles that empower you to become a confident manager. Effective leadership is grounded in your understanding of powerful interpersonal skills that inspire performance, communication, employee retention, and motivation to achieve goals.

In this training program, you will improve essential management skills that will advance business agility, equip you with the tools to manage complex change, and adapt leadership styles for your team’s unique and different situations.

You’ve worked hard to get here, now let’s ensure you succeed.

Understand Your Challenges as a Manager

Develop managerial skills to recognize your current and potential challenges, find effective solutions, and take full advantage of new opportunities. Learn how to navigate and thrive as you discover how to become a better leader and manager.

Develop Your Leadership Style

Understand how your leadership style, motivation, and engagement can evolve. Reinvent the qualities of a good leader to match you and your team's needs.

Become a More Effective Manager

Uncover the secrets to time management at the workplace, analyze how different management styles influence outcomes of team performance, and apply teamwork to manage complex change.

Create Dynamic Teams

Understand how to structure and manage teams for best results, including how to effectively work with and manage geo-distributed or virtual remote teams, and managing conflict in a team.

Learn to Hire, Fire, and Manage Talent - Without the Drama

Learn to successfully identify, assess, attract, and retain employees as well as how to hire and fire quickly and professionally - without the threat of a lawsuit.

FEATURES

ONLINE

  • Two-week (6 sessions) virtual leadership training that embodies an immersive online classroom experience
  • Program sessions held on Tuesdays, Wednesday, and Thursdays from 11:00 am-2:30 pm PDT and Fridays on 1:00-2:00 pm PDT
  • Personal, ready-to-implement action plan
  • Speakers from companies like Cisco Systems, Microsoft and Amgen talk about their personal experiences as new managers, lessons learned and tips for success.
  • World-renowned Berkeley Haas and Executive Education Faculty
  • Collaborative learning experience facilitating exclusive networking opportunities
  • Access to the program alumni community
  • New Manager Boot Camp Certificate of Completion

IN-PERSON

  • Three-day in-person, leadership training at UC Berkeley Haas School of Business campus
  • Personal, ready-to-implement action plan
  • Speakers from companies like Cisco Systems, Microsoft and Amgen talk about their personal experiences as new managers, lessons learned and tips for success.
  • World-renowned Berkeley Haas and Executive Education Faculty
  • Extended post-program access to select course material
  • Collaborative learning experience facilitating exclusive networking opportunities
  • Exclusive networking reception with faculty
  • Access to the program alumni community
  • New Manager Boot Camp Certificate of Completion

PROGRAM TOPICS

The New Manager Boot Camp program curriculum covers the following topics:

TOPIC 1 | Understanding Your Challenges as a New Manager

  • Emerging trends in management
  • The shared challenges new managers face in a world of constant change

TOPIC 2 | Influencing Critical Stakeholders

  • Techniques for influencing stakeholders
  • Tools to identify and segment your stakeholders
  • Action plans to apply your learning back at work

TOPIC 3 | Knowing Your Leadership Style

  • An introduction to different leadership styles and when each is most appropriate
  • Identify your leadership style and ways to leverage your strengths
  • Enhance your flexibility to utilize a variety of styles

TOPIC 4 | Managing Your Team and Influencing Direct Reports

  • What effective and ineffective teams look like
  • Barriers to effective teamwork & the role of constructive and destructive conflict
  • Effective interventions to improve your team’s performance

TOPIC 5 | Creating Dynamic Teams

  • Lead and engage distributed teams
  • Diagnose team hot-spots and developing effective solutions
  • Align your team around critical priorities and a shared reality

TOPIC 6 | Leading Through Rapport

  • Simple tools to build rapport with others
  • Techniques for common ground and active listening
  • Create and leverage leadership presence

Experts

Homa Bahrami

Education PhD, Organizational Behavior, Aston University MSc, Industrial Administration, Aston University BA with Honors, Sociology & Social Administration, Hull University Positions Held At Haas since 1986 2009 – present, Advisory Board, Center for Teaching Excellence, Haas Scho...

Jennifer Chatman

Education PhD, Business Administration, Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley BA, Psychology, UC Berkeley Positions Held At Haas since 1993 2001 – present, Paul J. Cortese Distinguished Professor of Management 2001 – 2004, Director, Haas School of Business PhD Program 2001 – 2002, Ma...

Cort Worthington

Cort Worthington is a lecturer at The University of California Berkeley’s Haas School of Business. He teaches various leadership courses in the Haas full-time MBA program, the Evening Weekend MBA program, and the Haas Undergraduate Business program. A leadership consultant, Worthington was co-fo...

Alex Budak

Alex Budak is a faculty member at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business where he created and teaches the transformative course, “Becoming a Changemaker.” Regularly one of Haas’ highest rated offerings, Alex’s changemaker course brings together his experience as an entrepreneur, academic and advis...

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