Experienced Manager Program

For managers and rising leaders striving to level up performance and grow their success!

Powerful, actionable guidance through live-online events + one-on-one coaching + e-learning to help you rethink your approach and help you grow the performance of your team and organization.

The Experienced Manager Program-Live-Online blends virtual classroom training with one-on-one coaching and e-learning to help managers on-the-rise level up in their work and careers.

For professionals who have been in their roles for a period of time, it’s imperative to gain fresh perspectives, inspiration, and ideas, coaching, and outside perspectives you can use to innovate and turbocharge success. This program will help you rethink everything about your role in contributing your team’s and firm’s success.

Delivered in six 90-minute instructor-led working sessions (plus additional guest speaker sessions), the focus is on challenging experienced managers to:

  • Level up their critical thinking and decision-making skills
  • Rethink their approach to leading teams, managers, and developing talent
  • Identify approaches to strengthen influence and power to better support their teams and help their organizations succeed
  • Explore opportunities to help teams and contributors turbocharger innovation efforts and success
  • Succeed with executive and board-level challenging communication situations
  • Strengthen personal (executive) presence
  • Build coalitions and teams that propel organizations forward

This program is designed and delivered by long-time technology industry executives/MBA educators Art Petty and Anita Lauper Wood, and is research-backed and supported by actionable ideas for use immediately in the workplace. The coaching sessions are tailored to the individual’s situation/needs and build on developing skills by leveraging program content.

The Experienced Manager Program is delivered in both open-enrollment and customized formats. Open enrollment pricing is $695 per seat and $595 per seat for groups of three or more. Registration includes the live-online sessions, guest speaker sessions, a 90-minute one-on-one coaching session, and evergreen access to the program’s e-learning portal. Pricing varies for client-specific (customized) programs based on requirements and the number of participants.

New Cohort Registration for September 9, 2020, Kickoff Underway (Learn more)

Early Bird Pricing Until 9/3/2020

E-mail us to learn more about additional upcoming open-enrollment sessions or, to discuss your custom program needs and timing

Crushing It with Challenging Conversations

An action-packed, immersive event delivered over four 90-minute sessions and blending coaching and e-learning.

This will be the most valuable communication training in your entire career!

Crushing It with Challenging Conversations—Live-Online focuses on four areas critical to every professional’s success and blends live-online instruction with one-on-one coaching and e-learning support.

The live-online program focuses on:

  • Helping you learn to succeed in those challenging, unexpected workplace communication (or confrontation) situations. You learn how to be at your best as a professional and communicator when most are at their worst.
  • Teaching you the process of strategic message design for high-stakes communication situations. This powerful process pays tremendous dividends in those situations where you are dealing with tough issues and even tougher audiences.
  • Coaching you to strengthen as a receiver and giver of constructive and positive feedback.
  • Introducing you to the process of Positive Persuasion—a technique for gaining support and negotiating internally while creating value for all parties involved.

This program is designed and delivered by long-time technology industry executives/MBA educators Art Petty and Laura Bantz, and is research-backed and supported by actionable ideas for use immediately in the workplace. The coaching sessions are tailored to the individual’s situation/needs and build on developing skills by leveraging program content.

Crushing It with Challenging Conversations Live-Online is delivered in both open-enrollment and customized formats. Open enrollment pricing is $397 per seat and $347 per seat for groups of three or more. Registration includes the live-online sessions, guest speaker sessions, a  one-on-one coaching session, and evergreen access to the program’s e-learning portal. Pricing varies for client-specific (customized) programs based on requirements and the number of participants.

E-mail us to learn more about upcoming open-enrollment sessions or, to discuss your custom program needs and timing

Note: this program is also offered in an online/on-demand/self-paced format. Learn more about this and our other on-demand programs.

The Influence Course

An action-packed, immersive event delivered over four 90-minute sessions and blending coaching and e-learning.

You will leave this program with the tools and motivation to deliberately strengthen your influence development.

The Influence Course—Live-Online blends virtual classroom training with one-on-one coaching and e-learning to help professionals at all levels grow their influence and power so that they can be heard, take charge of their careers, and gain a seat at the big issues/decisions table.

Delivered in four 90-minute instructor-led working sessions the focus is on:

  • Understanding why it’s imperative to rethink your view on developing your influence
  • Learning how to better understand your organization’s political environment
  • Developing a  “Clean Power” approach to cultivating influence without violating your values
  • How to better navigate across your organization to solve vexing problems and move initiatives forward
  • How to strengthen your confidence and make yourself heard for the important issues and decisions
  • How to confidently advocate for yourself

This program is designed and delivered by long-time technology industry executives/MBA educators Art Petty and Anita Lauper Wood, and is research-backed and supported by actionable ideas for use immediately in the workplace. The coaching sessions are tailored to the individual’s situation/needs and build on developing skills by leveraging program content.

The Influence Course Live-Online is delivered in both open-enrollment and customized formats. Open enrollment pricing is $397 per seat and $347 per seat for groups of three or more. Registration includes the live-online sessions, guest speaker sessions, a  one-on-one coaching session, and evergreen access to the program’s e-learning portal. Pricing varies for client-specific (customized) programs based on requirements and the number of participants.

E-mail us to learn more about upcoming open-enrollment sessions or, to discuss your custom program needs and timing

Note: this program is also offered in an online/on-demand/self-paced format. Learn more about this and our other on-demand programs.

First-Time Manager Academy

An action-packed, immersive event for aspiring or newly/recent promoted first-time managers delivered over six 90-minute sessions and blending coaching and e-learning.

This is the most comprehensive new manager program on the market. Participants will leave this program with the tools and inspiration essential for succeeding as a manager.

First-Time Manager Academy —Live-Online is a comprehensive professional development experience for aspiring or newly promoted managers. The program blends virtual classroom training with one-on-one coaching and e-learning to help new managers move from the early-awkward phase to one where they are effectively supporting and guiding their teams and team members.

Delivered in six 90-minute instructor-led working sessions (plus a guest session) the focus is on:

  • Successfully making the transition from contributor to manager
  • Navigating the common pitfalls most new managers encounter
  • Jump-starting the manager-team member relationship through Swift Trust
  • Creating a Manager’s Charter to help guide priorities
  • Learning to conduct effective one-on-one sessions with team members
  • Developing great feedback habits from the start

This program is designed and delivered by long-time technology industry executives/MBA educators Art Petty and Laura Bantz, and is research-backed and supported by actionable ideas for use immediately in the workplace. The coaching sessions are tailored to the individual’s situation/needs and build on developing skills by leveraging program content.

First-Time Manager Academy—Live-Online is delivered in both open-enrollment and customized formats. Open enrollment pricing is $397 per seat and $347 per seat for groups of three or more. Registration includes the live-online sessions, guest speaker sessions, a  one-on-one coaching session, and evergreen access to the program’s e-learning portal. Pricing varies for client-specific (customized) programs based on requirements and the number of participants.

New Cohort Registration for September 10, 2020, Kickoff Underway (Learn more)

Early Bird Pricing Until 9/3/2020

E-mail us to learn more about additional upcoming open-enrollment sessions or, to discuss your custom program needs and timing

Note: this program is also offered in an online/on-demand/self-paced format. Learn more about this and our other on-demand programs.