Programs & Events

POSTPONED: Empowering Managers Certificate - Coaching for Employee Development

Tuesday, June 2, 2020 from 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

This event is being rescheduled to a later date. We’ve decided to follow the Governor’s recommendation and apologize for any disruption it causes. 

The Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce and Bentley University are proud to announce a new partnership that will benefit professionals looking for comprehensive training for new managers in an exciting new certificate program.

Overview of Empowering Managers Certificate

The jump from individual contributor to leader or manager of direct reports can be challenging and derails many talented, aspiring leaders. In this four–part leadership development series delivered in partnership with Bentley University, we will address common leadership challenges that often hinder managers, especially first-time managers, as they grow in their roles. You will work to move into a leadership mindset, explore methods to influence employee motivation and address poor performance, learn how to coach employees through development opportunities, and improve your ability to manage up and across organizations. Throughout these sessions, emphasis will be placed on employing practices that foster an inclusive work culture. A digital certificate will be awarded upon completion of three of the four sessions.

About this Session

Coaching for employee development: Successful new managers bring the best out of their employees and encourage their development. However, when stepping into a new leadership role, developing others is often a skill that managers need to hone. A coaching approach promotes genuine conversations that allows a direct report to gain clarity about their goals, identify their blind spots, become accountable for their actions, and increase their level of satisfaction and productivity. In this session, we will discuss the differences of managing versus coaching and outline a framework that will help you shape your coaching conversations and better develop the skills of your direct reports. You will be challenged to put these frameworks into practice, employing various coaching tools in multiple coaching scenarios, ensuring that you feel confident to apply these practices in your professional roles. Prep materials will be sent out one week ahead of the session.

**Coaching for employee development is part of a four part series on management. Participants who attend three of our four management offerings within one year will earn an online certificate of completion from the Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce and Bentley University. 

Earn your FULL Empowering Managers Training Certificate!

Participate in three of the following four courses to earn the recognized certificate of completion:

Shaping Your Role as a Leader - 4/7/2020

Optimizing Performance through Others - 5/5/2020

Coaching for Employee Development - 6/2/2020

Leveraging Personal Power - 6/23/2020

Note: If you're registering for a certificate (includes 3 sessions), please select that option when registering and our team will follow up with instructions on how to register for your remaining two sessions.

12:45 - 1:00 p.m.
Arrivals & Networking
1:00 p.m.
Welcome & Introductions
1:05 - 2:30 p.m.
Coaching for Employee Development Workshop
2:30 p.m.
Break (refreshments provided)
2:40 - 4:00 p.m.
Coaching for Employee Development Workshop
4:00 p.m.

Delivery Partner

Greater Boston Chamber of Commerce 265 Franklin Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02110
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All cancellations must be received at least three (3) business days prior to the event to avoid being charged or to receive a refund.

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