Transition Strategies for New and Emerging Leaders

Class Summary

Transitioning into a leader role requires learning new skills, acquiring new habits and values, as well as adjusting your attitude about your role in the organization. This workshop will help a new leader, or those employees considering a move into a leader role, to transition smoothly and quickly become a meaningful contributor to the organization.

SUP8 0.6 0.27
One 8-hour session
Laura Royal

Employees who have recently been promoted into a leader role (a front line supervisor or a lead) and/or employees who want to be promoted or will soon be promoted into a leader role.

  • Increase your confidence in demonstrating leadership behaviors
  • Shorten the transition time from employee to leader
  • Understand the importance to your career of positioning yourself as a leader (not just a supervisor)

By the end of this program, you will be able to:

  • Clearly understand and articulate the difference between the role of a leader and the role of a manager.
  • Identify and describe strategies to enhance your leader status.
  • Create a personal plan of action for improving/developing leader competencies.
  • Leadership vs management skills–defining, comparing, contrasting
  • Leadership transitions–strategies for smoothing the way
    • Mark your promotion
    • Promises
    • Building your status
    • Important conversation
    • Personal boundaries
    • Realign relationships
    • Do something
  • Define your path forward–establishing a clear plan of action
    • Define the purpose
    • Organize the work
    • Establish key practices
  • Interpersonal competencies–critical skills for leader success
  • Action planning