"A great person attracts great people and knows how to hold them together."
—Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
Learning to become a leader is a life long skill that can be applied in many different stages of your professional career. This workshop, led by instructor Maria Bernier, will guide new managers through the management of people and problems. You’ll talk about the role of the manager, managing up as well as down, hiring, performance management, evaluation, letting someone go, and managing yourself. The workshop will also cover methods for dealing with non-personnel problems.
You can register for Becoming a Better Manager workshop on the NEA website.
Title: Becoming a Better Manager
Instructor: Maria Bernier, Connecticut State Library
Date: Wednesday, June 3, 2015
Time: 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Location: Trinity College, Hartford, CT
Raether Library and Information Technology Center
Joslin Family 1823 Room (LITC 206/207)
Refreshments: A continental breakfast and sandwiches for lunch will be provided as part of your registration fee. Please inform us of any food allergies you have.
Please come to the workshop with your questions, and be ready to share scenarios and experiences with the best and worst bosses you’ve had, observed or heard about. Often discussing real life examples leads to solutions for others!
About the Instructor:
Maria Bernier earned her MBA while working as the University Archivist at Salve Regina University in Newport, RI, and later served as the Assistant Director of the Redwood Library & Athenaeum in Newport where she directly and indirectly supervised 16 employees. She now works for the Connecticut State Library as a grant administrator.
Rates (open until May 31st):
Register on the NEA website today.