— a program of Leadership Lebanon Valley
Purpose: To provide education, training and tools to employees or anyone in the workforce who may be ready to advance to a managerial position. Individuals attending the training will enter the workforce with a greater skill set. This is an accelerated leader on-boarding program.
“The Chamber's Professional Development Series is a necessary investment to our employees and company. Our supervisors came back from each class with a renewed sense of enthusiasm and a greater perspective on the business world. The presenters really impressed my team and I look forward to sending another group for the next class!”
Resources - VF Corp
Who might utilize
- Any member business
with employees that does not have an internal training program
- Students and
individuals who are looking to advance their skills before applying for a
- Employees moving
into entry level supervisory positions
- Classes will run one
time a week for four weeks from 8:00 -10:30 am
- Classes last 2½ hours each for a total of 10 hours of training
- Each class after the
first will begin with a 30-minute reflection/discussion on how participants
applied their new skills throughout the previous week
- Participants will
leave with a toolkit of resources and information to back up the lessons
Session 1: March 6
Self-Evaluation – What are your professional strengths and weaknesses, how can you utilize your strengths as a leader and develop strategies to overcome weaknesses.
Presenter/facilitator: Dennis Mellott - Team Builders
Session 2: March 13
Professional Standards in the Workplace: ethics, behavior, time management.
Presenter/facilitator: Dr. Marianne Bartley, Time to Think.
Session 3: March 20
How to Manage Staff: motivation, managing difficult employees, scheduling, understanding HR and legal requirements, hiring and firing.
Presenter/facilitator: Sage Schott Reed, The Assessment Network.
Session 4: March 27
Becoming Part of the Company Team – advancing the mission and goals of the company, adding innovation and ideas for growth, making the change to management, managing the work-life balance.
Presenter/facilitator Robert Hadfield, Certified SCORE Mentor.