Increasingly, organizations are realizing the need for leadership at all levels. Because people want to be led, not managed, managers need to develop as leaders in addition to being highly competent in functional management areas. There is an impressive body of knowledge regarding leadership, and the skills needed to be an effective leader. The Effective Leader/Manager will address the following 5 key areas of managerial effectiveness.
This course is designed around the Management Competency Model based onThe Leadership Challenge model by Kouzes and Posner. The Leadership Challenge Workbook is included as part of the course materials. The Workbookprovides additional exercises for you to apply when you return to work.
Gary Myers - an instructional partner with MDI for over 3 years, Gary brings over 25 years experience as a manager, leader and trainer within the finance industry. His business experience has provided him the opportunity to work with individuals and corporations in a variety of business frameworks such as start-ups, re-engineering operations, increasing sales, and profit turnarounds. Also throughout Gary's career, he has led numerous training initiatives to develop employees at all levels in a variety of professional development areas. Gary moved to Springfield in 2005 from Ohio and currently works with Regions Bank. He holds the nationally recognized credential of Certified Manager completed through James Madison University.