New Manager Assimilation and Development Series

This three-part interactive workshop targets managers with zero to three years of managerial experience.  Participants are exposed to issues and challenges that often undermine new managers.  Managers assess their own needs and assemble a plan to help them grow in their role.


Throughout the workshops, combinations of facilitated discussions, individual and group exercise, utilization of new tools and hands-on experiential techniques are used to help participants assess their needs and assemble a personalized action plan.


Managers attend three half-day training offerings over a three-month period with the goal of continual learning.  These workshops will be customized to accommodate a specific clients needs and goals of the organization i.e. company mission, values, organizational goals, leadership competencies and policies.

Topics and issues covered in this three-part workshop can include but are not limited to:

  • New Manager assessment tool
  • Transitioning from individual contributor to manager
  • Time management and organization
  • Developing core competencies as a manager
  • Focus on continual growth and development
  • Company mission, values and expectations
  • Culture of the organization
  • Primary managerial duties
  • Communication
  • Change management
  • Strengths and weaknesses
  • Self reflection and action planning


A one-hour lunchtime seminar is also available to provide a broad overview on issues related to being a new manager.  Participants will become aware of the importance of these issues in this educational seminar.

Format Scope of Content Takeaways Max Size
Three-part 1/2 Day Workshops Half day per month for 3 consecutive months

Customization of programs

Self-assessment and Feedback

Specialized subtopics

Individual and small group work
Self-assessment feedback

Management tips and tools*

Communication plan

Personalized plan (comprehensive)

*Tools may include work style assessment, day planner basics, values clarification and goal setting and project tracking tools.