The 2018 Management Conference was held on April 5th.
For managers, supervisors, and team leaders who want to learn how to motivate, inspire, lead and succeed. The annual management conference focused on developing core leadership competencies. The management conference is all about professional development with leadership experts sharing proven strategies and techniques in core areas essential to your leadership success. This year's keynotes were:
POWERED BY PURPOSE
Scott Deming, Motivational Speaker
Learn how to create a passionate and purposeful culture. Scott Deming draws on over 30 years of real, in the trenches, corporate life. He is an expert at explaining the inner workings of leadership and culture. Scott is experienced in speaking about cultures in many different types of agencies from non-profit organizations to international conglomerates. Scott sends his attendees away not only excited to make a change, but armed with the tools to do so.
HIRE TOUGH, MANAGE EASY: ATTITUDE vs. SKILL
Kim Kenney-Rockwal, Director of the MBA Program at Elms College
"Do you hire for skills or cultural fit?" Join Kim Kenney-Rockwal as she addresses this question. Kim is the Director of the MBA Program and Assistant Professor of Business Management at Elms College. Prior to joining the college she was the Director of Human Resources at Health New England, located in Springfield, Mass., where she oversaw HR Operations, Process Improvement, and contributed to the strategic direction of Talent Management. Ms. Kenney-Rockwal served as an internal Executive Coach, supporting the delivery of High Performance programs and coaching activities throughout HNE.
PSYCHOLOGICAL SAFETY and TEAM RISK-TAKING
Rich Trombetta, President of The Innovation Company
UNLEASH the talents of team members by creating a culture where everyone feels SAFE to participate. Psychological safety is a shared belief that the team is safe for interpersonal risk taking. In psychologically safe teams, team members feel accepted and respected. Join Rich Trombetta, President of The Innovation Company, as he builds off research and examples from prominent organizations such as Google, Harvard Business School, and Brigham & Women's Hospital. Experience and learn specific tools and techniques you can implement immediately to create a high performing work culture that taps into the talents of EVERYONE.
NEW - Coaching Managers to Become Better Coaches - Cranston, RI
Attendees will learn what coaching is and isn’t, why coaching is important, the necessary skills managers need to be an effective coach, the various manager mindsets managers will need to overcome, simple coaching methods to use back on the job and how we can support our managers in becoming better coaches.
Winning the War for Talent - Waterbury, CT
This half-day program will provide you with talent retention strategies, updated approaches to planning, sourcing and recruiting tools and strategies that will help you build a successful pipeline of qualified talent for your organization at all levels.