What we'll cover:

  • 1

    Module 1: Introduction

    • Course overview and learner expectations
    • Welcome to New Manager Bootcamp!
    • About your instructor, Amanda Haddaway
    • Let's get to know you!
    • One question survey: What's your biggest management challenge today?
    • New Manager Readiness Profile
    • Group coaching calls (via Zoom)
  • 2

    Module 2: Magnify your mission

    • Module overview
    • Worksheets
    • Learning content: Magnify your mission
    • What is the difference between mission, vision and values statements?
    • Article: "17 Truly Inspiring Company Vision and Mission Statement Examples"
    • Departmental mission, vision and values
    • Slides
  • 3

    Module 3: Supercharge your style

    • Module overview
    • Worksheets
    • Learning content: Supercharge your style
    • Management personality assessment
    • Discussion: Leadership perception
    • Management strengths and areas for improvement
    • Group coaching call
    • Questions for our call
    • Slides
  • 4

    Module 4: Lead with law

    • Module overview
    • Learning content: Lead with law
    • Discussion: Limiting liability through positive employee relations
    • Cheat sheet: How to professionally handle uncomfortable/inappropriate workplace situations
    • Exercise: How would you handle these situations?
    • Slides
    • Mid-course check-in
  • 5

    Module 5: Power up performance

    • Module overview
    • Learning content: Power up performance
    • Article: "Difficult conversations with employees: 9 crucial rules to remember"
    • Discussion: Difficult conversations
    • Exercise: What would you do?
    • Article: Your Employees Hate Your Performance Review
    • Article: 5 Tips for Providing Employee Feedback
    • Difficult conversation cheat sheet
    • Article: Resolving Workplace Conflict
    • Slides
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    Module 6: Empower employees

    • Module overview
    • Learning content: Empower employees
    • Discussion: Team trust
    • Article: Empowering Employees
    • Report: Manager/Supervisor's Role in Change Management
    • Article: "10 Ways Project Managers Stay Organized"
    • Article: Make Your Meetings More Effective
    • Slides
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    Module 7: Transform time

    • Module overview
    • Learning content: Transform time
    • Article and explainer video: "Introducing the Eisenhower Matrix"
    • Discussion: What's in your quadrants?
    • Podcast: How to better manage your time
    • Article: "6 Tips for Delegating Success"
    • Activity logs
    • Slides
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    Module 8: Revolutionize recruitment

    • Module overview
    • Learning content: Revolutionize recruitment
    • Handout: Legal vs. illegal interview questions
    • Article: Is cultural fit a part of your recruiting process?
    • Handout: 25 sample interview questions
    • LinkedIn's Interview Question Generator
    • Group coaching call
    • Slides
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    Module 9: Orient + onboard

    • Module overview
    • Learning content: Orient + onboard
    • The three types of onboarding
    • Article: Employee orientation and onboarding: why it matters
    • Handout: Sample new hire checklist
    • Onboarding check-up worksheet
    • Slides
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    Module 10: Explode engagement

    • Module overview
    • Learning content: Explode engagement
    • Videos
    • Discussion: Free and low-cost ways to recognize employees
    • Article: "How to Engage Employees – A Complete Guide for Managers"
    • Stay interview worksheet
    • Handout: Reasons people leave and how to prevent them
    • eBook: The Definitive Guide to Employee Engagement [optional reading]
    • Slides
    • Worksheets
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    • You're invited to our New Manager Playground Facebook group!
    • One-on-one coaching calls
    • Course feedback