Core skills for middle managers

Managers and senior directors face unique circumstances of managing, leading, and following simultaneously. These sessions strengthen core skills that can be put to use right away.

Practical takeaways

  • Identifying and navigating obstacles
  • Holding meetings people want to attend
  • Having difficult conversations
  • Creating proposals and presentations that stand out
  • Leading staff in other locations
  • Giving and receiving peer feedback
  • Implementing plans when you disagree
  • Using influence more than directives


  • In-person or online
  • Fits with Leading Change to create five-day format