Managing Up

Foundational

Skill Level

None

Prerequisite

60 Minutes

Time Commitment per Week

3

Number of Weeks

Leader Behaviors

This course strengthens your skills in the following leader behaviors:

Course Overview

The reality of today’s workplace is that individual success depends not only on how well you do your job, but how well your supervisor does their job. A supervisor’s role should not come from a command and control mindset, but rather a mindset of collaboration. When our supervisors are unable to meet deadlines, accomplish goals, and fulfill expectations, those unmet obligations inevitably become yours, and your relationship can suffer greatly.

This course presents the principles of managing up that help you to be more in tune with your supervisor’s needs and help you to support their daily obligations, which in turn will benefit you. Your work life will run more smoothly, you will encounter less conflict, and you will make a positive impression on your supervisor.

Completing this course will help you:

Who is the course for?

This course is designed for any business professional who wants to receive merit and recognition from their supervisor for their hard work and ideas. Those who seek a better relationship with their supervisor will also benefit from taking this course.

Learning Path

In this session, we will define the concept and principles of managing up. We will also identify the best practices for meeting with your supervisor regularly and recognize what is expected of you so that you are both on the same page.

Virtual Session (30 minutes) + Online Journal (15 minutes) + Activity (15 minutes)

In this session, you will learn to identify your supervisor’s priorities, goals, and pressures. Next, you will define a clear system of organization of information and examine how to eliminate preventable problems in your everyday work and interactions.

Virtual Session (30 minutes) + Online Journal (15 minutes) + Activity (15 minutes)

In this session, we will recognize the behaviors that frustrate your supervisor and learn ways to avoid them. We will also examine the behaviors that reflect positivity on you and identify best practices for handling situations that frustrate you. Finally, we will also explore ways to engage in polished self-promotion.

Virtual Session (30 minutes) + Online Journal (15 minutes) + Activity (15 minutes)

Content Questions?

Call or text with any content related questions.

Upcoming Courses

Dates and times listed below are for the 1st session of any course. For dates and times for other sessions, log into lab.leadershipedge.live.

July 2024
July 24, 2024
Wednesday
Wednesday

Managing Up

Local Time:
Jul 24 2024 |
11:00 am to 11:30 am
Learning Lab
September 2024
September 12, 2024
Thursday
Thursday

Managing Up

Local Time:
Sep 12 2024 |
4:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Learning Lab
October 2024
October 28, 2024
Monday
Monday

Managing Up

Local Time:
Oct 28 2024 |
11:00 am to 11:30 am
Learning Lab
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