As a manager, success is predicated on your ability to achieve goals working with your team. The good news is that management is a skill that can be learned. This path is designed to provide you with the key considerations, skills and competencies to help you become and succeed as a manager.
Learn the critical skills and competencies for new managers.
Discover essential interview techniques and questions.
Learn how to establish your identity as a leader, connect with your team, and become a successful first-time manager.
1h • COURSE
Hiring Your Team with Cindy Mayer
Learn how to interview job candidates and find the right hire for your team.
1h 14m • COURSE
Onboarding New Hires with Todd Dewett
Discover how you can effectively integrate new hires into your team and set them up for success in working with you, their colleagues, and the company at large.
1h • COURSE
Delegating Tasks with Dorie Clark
Learn how to delegate work effectively.
34m 52s • COURSE
Leading Productive Meetings with Dave Crenshaw
Discover how to get the most from your meetings—turning them into productive avenues for communicating, connecting, and accomplishing real work.
1h 4m • COURSE
Performance Review Foundations with Todd Dewett
Learn how to gather performance feedback, write reviews, and deliver them effectively, while making performance review conversations part of your management year-round.
2h 20m • COURSE
Building Accountability Into Your Culture with Mike Figliuolo
Create a culture of accountability at every level of your organization, with these leadership tips from executive coach Mike Figliuolo.
33m 33s • COURSE
Managing for Results with Todd Dewett
Discover how to manage your team to optimize execution and performance.
1h 21m • COURSE
Rewarding Employees with Todd Dewett
Discover how to reward your employees, by following the journey of a CEO who learns a hard lesson about giving rewards that mean something to his team.
17m 1s • COURSE
You'll learn management with these experts.
Dr. Todd Dewett is a leading speaker, writer, and coach in the leadership and life skills space.
Dr. Dewett is one of the world's most powerful voices in the leadership and life skills space. As a professional speaker, he inspires. As a writer, he educates. As a coach, he transforms. After beginning his career with Andersen Consulting and Ernst & Young, Todd served for ten years as a decorated professor of management, until speaking and writing became full-time pursuits. He is a TEDx speaker, Inc. magazine top 100 leadership speaker, and two-time #1 most viewed author at Lynda.com. His latest book is Show Your Ink: Stories about Leadership and Life. His unique take on leadership has resulted in quotes in the New York Times, BusinessWeek, Forbes, TIME, and hundreds of other outlets. Visit his home online at www.drdewett.com.
Cindy Mayer is a veteran HR professional who has held leadership roles in human resources and talent acquisition, including vice president of recruitment for Disney ABC Television Group, executive director of staffing for AT&T, vice president of IT staffing for SunTrust Banks, Inc., and director of human resources at Jacada, Inc. Other areas of expertise include talent management, succession planning leadership capabilities, and human resource management. Ms. Mayer serves as an adjunct faculty member for UCSB's Human Resource Management Extension program. She has an M.S. and B.S. from Illinois State University.
Dorie Clark is an adjunct professor of business administration at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business.
Dorie is also the author of Reinventing You and Stand Out, which was named the number one leadership book of 2015 by Inc. magazine and was a Washington Post best-seller. A former presidential campaign spokeswoman, Dorie was described by the New York Times as an "expert at self-reinvention and helping others make changes in their lives."
She is a frequent contributor to the Harvard Business Review, Time, and Entrepreneur. Recognized as a branding expert by the Associated Press, Inc., and Fortune, Dorie is a marketing strategy consultant and speaker for clients including Google, Microsoft, Yale University, Fidelity, the U.S. State Department, and the World Bank. You can download her free 42-page Stand Out self-assessment workbook and learn more at dorieclark.com.
Dave Crenshaw is an author and leadership coach who has been featured in Time and USA Today.
Dave Crenshaw is the master of building productive leaders. He has appeared in Time magazine, USA Today, Fast Company, and the BBC News. His courses on LinkedIn Learning have received millions of views. He has written four books and counting, including The Myth of Multitasking: How "Doing It All" Gets Nothing Done, which was published in six languages and is a time management bestseller. As an author, speaker, and online instructor, Dave has transformed hundreds of thousands of business leaders worldwide. Find out more at DaveCrenshaw.com.
Mike Figliuolo is founder and managing director of thoughtLEADERS, LLC, a professional services training firm.
He is a nationally recognized speaker and blogger on the topics of leadership, communications, decision-making, problem solving, and other critical business skills. An honor graduate from West Point, Mike served in the US Army as a combat arms officer. Before founding his own company, he was an assistant professor at Duke University, a consultant at McKinsey & Company, and an executive at Capital One and Scotts Miracle-Gro. He is the author of One Piece of Paper: The Simple Approach to Powerful, Personal Leadership (www.onepieceofpaper.com), Lead Inside the Box: How Smart Leaders Guide Their Teams to Exceptional Results (www.leadinsidethebox.com), and The Elegant Pitch: Create a Compelling Recommendation, Build Broad Support, and Get it Approved (www.elegantpitch.com). Mike's blog and the programs he teaches can be found at www.thoughtleadersllc.com.