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Office of Assessment, Training, & Technology
209.946.2097
staffdevelopment@pacific.edu
Bannister Hall, Room 201

3601 Pacific Avenue
Stockton, CA 95211

Manager Survival Kit

Learning + Development in the Office of Assessment, Training, & Technology is excited to launch a new Manager Survival Kit Program with the ability to obtain up to four management certificates geared toward Pacific faculty & staff in a supervisory/management role.

For details about this learning opportunity, contact Learning + Development 209.946.2097.
Manager Survival Kit

 

  • Overview 

    The program is broken down into four sets of five courses that deal with practical real-life issues and situations managers deal with on a daily basis. Each session is designed to dive into one topic that specifically relates to managers and their challenges. The sessions will be conversation-based with an emphasis in application of managerial skills. Participants may attend one or all of the sessions. Participants can earn a quarterly certificate for participating in four out of the five sessions, and a comprehensive program certificate for obtaining all four quarterly certificates.

  • Learning Objectives 

    Participants will be better equipped to link goals with results and facilitate the flow of work. Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the managerial practice as it relates to them in their workplace. Participants will also gain insight from their peers and develop a managerial community of practice. Benefits of the program include:

    • Build a manager survival kit by engaging in training specifically designed to help make positive impacts on business results
    • Share best-practices and collaborate with other Pacific managers
    • Participate in convenient one hour sessions
    • Gain practical tools to make your job easier
  • Topics 

    The Manager Survival Kit Program consists of four opportunities to obtain a management certificate.  Each certificate requires participation in four of five one-hour courses in each module.  The module certificates and course topics are:

    Module 1 | Getting Started:

    1. Management in Modern Times
    2. What's Expected of You
    3. Managing & Improving Your Reputation
    4. Your Management A-B Boxes
    5. Your Management Filter

    Module 2 | Department Alignment &
    Preparing for Performance Appraisals:

    1. Results-Oriented Responses
    2. Knowing When to Say "No"    
    3. Mind Your Metrics!   
    4. The Art of Employee One-on-Ones
    5. Aligning Your Dept. for Success

    Module 3 | Productivity & Communication:

    1. Communicating Expectations
    2. Encouraging Collaboration
    3. Meetings That Rock
    4. Mastering Your Time
    5. The Art of Planning

    Module 4 | Leadership & Excellence:

    1. Defining Excellence
    2. Your Leadership Legacy
    3. Enlivening Minds at Work
    4. Grand Slam Home Runs
    5. Internal Service Excellence

  • Who Should Attend 

    The program sessions have been designed for any Pacific manager/supervisor who oversees staff.  It will benefit those interested in enhancing their overall management skills, improving business performance, creating a productive workplace and organizational culture, as well as, the ability to lead and motivate others. 

  • Registration 

    The convenient one hour courses are beneficial to take individually, for a certificate or for the complete Manager Survival Kit Program credit.

    Program Fees:

    All courses are offered through Learning + Development for the Manager Survival Kit Program are available to Pacific employees at no cost.

    Confirmation:

    Register today at myLearning for each or all courses you are interested in and you will receive a confirmation email with a link to add to your calendar.

    Register at myLearning

    Timeline:

    This program can be started at any time.  One set of five courses to obtain a certificate will be available each quarter.  Timeline completion for all four certificates and/or the complete Manager Survival Kit Program is one year.