How to Be an Effective Manager
7

Tuesday, 7 September

9 pm – 12 am EDT

Washington, D.C. (Online)

$99 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

How to Be an Effective Manager | September 7

Kim Nicol Photo


Leadership Coach

7

Tuesday, 7 September

9 pm – 12 am EDT

Online

Anywhere
Online
$99 USD
Cost
$99 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.

General Assembly’s classes, workshops & events are for recreational purposes and are not regulated by the bureau of proprietary school supervision.

If this class is recorded, students will be sent the recording link within 7 days after class completion by email. Students are encouraged to download and save any shared materials (worksheets, deck if applicable) during class for later reference as they are not be shared by email.

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

Preparation

  • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.
  • This class will occur completely online using Zoom.
  • Class setup information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) your class launches.
  • Each individual class participant must have purchased a ticket.

About the Instructor

Kim Nicol Photo

Leadership Coach

Kim Nicol is a life coach with expertise in mindfulness and leadership. She uses mindfulness, appreciative inquiry, and possibility thinking to help her clients become more confident, effective leaders. She is the host of The New Manager Podcast.

A former lawyer, Kim changed careers after realizing that life is temporary and you never know how much of it you get. She began to ask, "How do I want to live the gift of my life?" It led her to a career in coaching and personal development. She has worked with over a thousand managers in many industries and organizations around the world. Currently, Kim is a Program Manager on the Learning & Development team at LinkedIn. She also leads mindfulness workshops to help teams connect as humans, increase well-being, and find relief from stress and burnout.

Kim lives in San Francisco. She loves plants and horses.

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