Management Development Learning Track:

Bud to Boss Toolkit, Supervision Basics, Management Essentials, Managing for Success

Bud to Boss Toolkit

Designed for anyone who is new to supervising and managing others, the Bud to Boss Toolkit will provide the foundation needed to take on a new leadership position. New Managers will learn how to communicate with former peers who are now subordinates, as well as develop their skills to coach others, give feedback and handle performance reviews. In addition, they will learn how to conduct difficult conversations, all in a way that is comfortable and productive for everyone.

Course Title

Course Result

Discussing Your New Leadership Role

Plan and conduct productive conversations with those you will work with in your new role

Understand the Expectations of a New Role

Create clear expectations with your boss in your changing role

Creating the Mindset for Your New Role

Know what you need to do to transition your personal mindset to be effective in your new role

Control vs. Influence

Determine what you can control and influence to increase your personal and professional effectiveness

Communicating Positive Expectations

Know how to have positive expectations of others

Motivation for Change

Understand the factors that influence the desire and motivation to make a change

Accelerate the Acceptance of Organization Change

Implement the right actions to accelerate the acceptance and success of any organization change

Diagnose Resistance to Change

Diagnose resistance to change to effectively lead and champion organization change

Dominant Communication Style

Know how to communicate and connect with employees who like to move fast and are task oriented

Inspiring Communication Style

Know how to communicate and connect with employees who are high energy and relationship oriented

Supportive Communication Style

Communicate and connect with employees who care about others and like to evaluate before acting

Cautious Communication Style

Communicate and connect with employees who are great with data and like to evaluate before acting

Seven Components of Great Presentations

Apply the seven key components required to give a great presentation

Sources of Feedback

Understand where you can tap into your feedback power and put it to use

Four Types of Feedback

Use the four types of feedback to create the right balance in your coaching

Six Step Coaching Model

Use the six step coaching model to lead others to higher levels of performance

Remove Yourself as a Source of Threat

Remove yourself as a source of threat during conflict to develop a mutual resolution plan

Creating a Conflict Resolution Mindset

Create a conflict resolution mindset to increase your ability to facilitate effective conflict management

Accelerate Goal Achievement

Articulate a compelling reason why a goal matters to accelerate progress towards achieving the goal

Goal Setting at Three Levels

Know the three types of goals to motivate & inspire your team to achieve higher levels of performance


Supervision Basics

Managers learn the supervision skills needed when they are responsible for guiding the performance of others.

Course Title

Course Result

Three Month Work Objectives

Employees gain a clear understanding of what they must deliver in the next three months

Assist Employees Facing Challenges

Provide help and assistance to your employees facing challenges and obstacles

Team and Company Policies

Discuss the importance of team and company policies with your team

Know Your Employees

Identify what you know about your employees' family, hobbies, personal challenges and interests

Know Who’s Really Contributing

Identify individuals who are really contributing to the team or company goals

Involving Others in Problem Solving

Involve others in solving important problems and issues

Know Your Team’s Experience and Background

Get clear on the various experiences, backgrounds, skills and perspectives of your team

Work-Life Balance for the Team

Ensure everyone is clear on what work/life balance looks like with the team or department


Management Essentials

Managers build the basic management skills required to coach employees, deliver feedback and recognize the achievements of others.

Course Title

Course Result

Giving Clear Work Priorities

Employees get clear on their work priorities for the next 30 days

What Employees Need

Find out what your employees need from you, their manager

Reinforce Great Teamwork

Create a team meeting agenda item to reinforce great teamwork

Valuing Employees

Discuss with your employees why you value them, why they’re important to the team and company

Listening to Others’ Ideas and Opinions

Evaluate how well you listen to others’ ideas and opinions

Problem Solving Expectations

Create problem-solving expectations for your employees

The Right Workload for Employees

Determine if the workload is right for your employees and for the company

The Great Things Employees Do

Share with your employees the great things they do and how they make a difference

An Ethics and Integrity Discussion

Ask a leader to come talk to the team about ethics, integrity, and the company values

Perform a Performance Review

Perform a performance review with your employees

Creating Challenging Work

Increase the level of challenge an employee experiences at work

Receive Feedback From Your Employees

Receive feedback from your team on how you’re doing as a manager

Creating a Great Work Situation

Determine what factors would create a great job and work situation for your employees

Evaluating Performance in the Right Way

Determine if you're doing the right things when evaluating an employee's performance

Perform a Departure Review

Perform a departure review for your team members


Managing for Success

Building off of the Management Essentials, managers continue developing their ability to manage, inspire and lead employees towards success.

Course Title

Course Result

What the Team Loves About the Company

Facilitate a team discussion regarding what employees love about the company

Building Relationships with Colleagues

Build relationships with colleagues to learn about their role, skills, and expertise

Team Work-Life Balance

The team determines what they can do together to create balance for everyone on the team

More Than One Solution

Identify a number of potential solutions for the same problem

Solving Problems in the Right Way

Determine what is required to ensure issues are solved in the right way at the right time

Team Integrity

Teams discuss what integrity looks like and identifies expectations for the team

Speaking Freely with Others

Share with your team how people react to you when you speak freely with others

Soliciting Ideas and Opinions

Create an agenda item to discuss how the ideas and opinions of others are being solicited and used

Differences Make a Stronger Team

Employees learn how each person is diverse and how these differences help make a strong team

Understand Customer Needs

Strengthen your understanding of your customers’ needs and what you can do to meet them

The Importance of Safety

Discuss and reinforce the importance of safety with your team

Create a Safety Culture

Create a team culture focused on safety and accident prevention

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