Note: A minimum pre-registration of 15 participants is required for this workshop to be facilitated as scheduled.

Total Workshop Time: 1.5 Hours

Pre-requisites: None


Professionals in the workplace will encounter a variety of managers throughout their careers. Learning to manage up is a critical skill set you can use with any type of leader, from the excellent to the abysmal.

Prepare to learn skills to help you work more effectively with those who have more power and influence in the organization no matter what type of leader they are, as well as strategies to minimize the impact of leaders with particular personality types.

Participants will:

  • Become familiar with different types of managers.
  • Identify tools to effectively partner with different types of managers.
  • Determine what type of manager you are using self-assessment.
  • Learn strategies to minimize the impact of a manager's personality type.

Type of Information: Receiving data and practice

Level of Interaction: Pair and table sharing

Extent of Practice: Scenarios and activities

Facilitated by: Talent Development

Workshop Classifications

Type: Managing Up: Different Leader Types

Type: Single Session

Level: Fundamental

Competency: Supervision/Management

Series: New for 2021

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