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.
Transitioning from Individual Contributor to Manager with Roberta Matuson
Discover how to step into your new management role on the right foot. Learn how to successfully shift from focusing on your own performance to focusing on the success of your team as a manager.
1h 15m • COURSE
New Manager Foundations with Todd Dewett
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
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
Delegating Tasks with Dorie Clark
Learn how to delegate work effectively.
34m 52s • COURSE
Coaching and Developing Employees with Lisa Gates
Harness the power of coaching in the workplace. Learn how to use coaching to increase employee engagement, productivity, and results.
54m 4s • COURSE
Performance Management: Setting Goals and Managing Performance with Todd Dewett
Set your employees up for success. Learn how to effectively manage employee performance and help your direct reports define and align smart goals.
19m 43s • COURSE
Performance Management: Conducting Performance Reviews with Todd Dewett
Learn how to prepare for and conduct fair, productive performance reviews. Get tips for making reviews more useful and less stressful for both you and your employees.
28m 22s • COURSE
You'll learn management with these experts.
Roberta Matuson is a global strategist, advisor, best-selling author, and the president of Matuson Consulting.
She helps organizations achieve dramatic growth and market leadership through the maximization of talent.
Known as The Talent Maximizer, Roberta is considered a leading authority on leadership and the skills and strategies required to earn employee commitment and client loyalty. A former executive, Roberta has the vantage point of understanding what it is like to work at all levels of the organization. At the age of twenty-four years old, she found herself catapulted into the executive suite. Shortly thereafter, Roberta was involved in taking the company through a public offering.
Roberta is the author of The Magnetic Leader: How Irresistible Leaders Attract Employees, Customers and Profits, Talent Magnetism: How to Build a Workplace That Attracts and Keeps the Best, and the international best seller Suddenly In Charge: Managing Up, Managing Down, Succeeding All Around.
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 HR and talent acquisition.Cindy has worked as 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 MS and BS from Illinois State University.
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.
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.
Lisa Gates is a career and leadership coach and the founder of Story Happens Here.
Lisa works with ambitious women who are committed to mastering their leadership stories, building their influence and stage presence, and activating their thought leadership reputations.
With a career that spans marketing and public relations to freelance writing to acting and improvisation, Lisa has learned a thing or two about interviewing, pitching, negotiating, and storytelling. As the former cofounder of She Negotiates, an internationally recognized consulting and training firm, Lisa has helped hundreds of women close their wage and leadership gaps. Her work has been featured on NPR, CNN, The New York Times, The Wallstreet Journal, The Atlantic, Glamour, and many others. To learn more, visit www.storyhappenshere.com.