How to Be an Effective Manager
5

Thursday, 5 January

6:30 9:30 pm PST

GA SF

225 Bush Street, 5th Floor (East Entrance)
San Francisco , CA 94104
$65 USD
Regular Ticket
$65 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

How to Be an Effective Manager

Gal Josefsberg Photo


VP of Product Management, Act-On Software

5

Thursday, 5 January

6:30 9:30 pm PST

GA SF

225 Bush Street, 5th Floor (East Entrance)
San Francisco , CA 94104
$65 USD
Regular Ticket
$65 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Class

Due to the fast pace of change today, many employees get thrust into managerial positions and immediately face numerous new challenges and responsibilities with little training. Ensuring that valuable individual contributors can adapt quickly into effective managers is critical to the long-term viability of every organization and is a fast track for an individual to pursue a more fulfilling career. In this workshop, you’ll get an in-depth look at the roles and responsibilities of a manager. We’ll look at goal setting, delegation, performance management, effective communication, leadership, motivating, and much more. You’ll walk out feeling prepared and confident to guide your team to new levels of success.

What are students saying?

'This was the best GA course I've attended thus far. I came away with a lot of practical ideas that I can immediately implement at work.' — Anonymous, Apr 28, 2016

'He was funny, engaging, and relatable. Loved it.' — Anonymous, Apr 28, 2016

Takeaways

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of a manager
  • Know how to approach to performance management
  • Create a framework for you and your direct reports to effectively set expectations and give and receive feedback
  • Learn different management styles and techniques
  • Learn how to measure your team's success

Prereqs & Preparation

  • Students should either be new managers, or they should have an interest in management positions
  • Students should come to class ready to discuss current management challenges and goals
  • Please bring a laptop, notepad, and pen/pencil to class

About the Instructor

Gal Josefsberg Photo

VP of Product Management,
Act-On Software

Gal Josefsberg is the VP of Product management and marketing at Act-On Software, the leading provider of marketing automation software. At Act-On, he’s focused on building a successful product and team while guiding Act-On through the rapidly evolving world of marketing and sales automation.

He was previously the VP Products at Social Chorus, a social marketing and advocacy software vendor, Senior Director, Product Management at Tealeaf Technology, the market leader in customer experience management and the Director of Product Management at Baynote, a leading vendor of recommendation and search optimization software.

Gal is an expert on cloud applications, eCommerce, marketing automation, website optimization and content generation. He is also experienced at building product management organizations, especially in tech oriented start ups that are transitioning to a more mature product development focus. He received his bachelor’s in computer science from Bryant University and his MBA from Columbia University.

Refund Policy

Plans change. We get it. But if you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.

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