Manager Training Program

A series developed and facilitated by CU's Human Resources Team.
All managers and supervisors are encouraged to attend.  


Supervisor 101: Setting the Basics to Build Successful Teams

March 30, 2022 | 1:00 - 2:30 pm
Shirley Hilger Hall, Oak Room
This workshop will leave you with foundational tools for building the success of a functional team. Tools, tips and guidance will be provided on how to manage different personalities, ensuring effective one-on-one and team meetings, motivating and managing your employees’ engagement and addressing teamwork, communication, and collaboration.


How to Write Performance Reviews and Set SMART Goals

April 6 2022 | 10:00 - 11:30 am
Shirley Hilger Hall, Oak Room
In this workshop we will discuss do’s and don’ts related to performance review to ensure it fosters the employee’s engagement and reinforces expectations related to goals and objectives.  The workshop will also provide take-a-ways to ensure you are working to set SMART goals which will allow employees to focus attention and resources on what is important to successfully achieve priorities.


How to Manage Difficult Conversations

April 27 2022 | 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Shirley Hilger Hall, Oak Room
Workplace conflict and tension are inevitable; when leading teams or supervising others, we may face tricky conversations on a range of topics.  When handled correctly, these conversations can be turned into opportunities to fix problems, build trust, boost respect and understanding.  This workshop will guide you through how to manage difficult conversations in the workplace.  We will touch on typical conversations, best practice and what to do before/during/after the conversation.


Resolving Conflict

May 25 2022 | 9:30 - 11:00 
Shirley Hilger Hall, Oak Room

Conflict can occur in any organization and can slow productivity and impact employee morale.  This workshop will provide you with steps to ensure workplace conflicts don’t interfere with your teams success.  We will help you understand why conflict occurs, what your role as a manager entails and steps to help your employees through conflict.  


FMLA (Family & Medical Leave Act) for Managers

June 29 2022 | 9:30 - 11:00
Shirley Hilger Hall, Oak Room

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law that provides eligible employees with unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family or medical reasons.  As a manager it is essential to understand what FMLA is, your role and HR’s role. 

Please register here.  A calendar invite will follow once your registration is received.  Questions related to the program or sessions can be directed to your HR Business Partner.  

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