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Building a new manager training cohort across multiple organizations

Employee Audience

New managers from up to ten (10) different companies

Learning Objectives

Become more effective managers by learning from Electives’ instructors and peers from other organizations

Topics of Interest

Difficult Conversations, Feedback, Storytelling, Equitable Hiring, Influence, Goal Setting

The Lineup

Leadership Identity & Personal Branding
Monica D. Livingston
Leadership Identity & Personal Branding

Monica leads employees through an engaging conversation around setting goals with intention - both interpersonal goals as well as team and company goals. Monica will share how to set realistic goals, provide tactical goal setting strategies and tools, and discuss how friends and teammates can help (or hu

Giving Effective Feedback
Deborah Grayson Riegel
Giving Effective Feedback

In Giving Effective Feedback, we help managers understand why both positive and negative feedback are vital to their own and their colleagues’ development, and we teach a simple structure for giving feedback. We will address why having a culture of feedback matters, what makes giving feedback so hard (an

Ask Better Questions
Zach Braiker
Ask Better Questions

The fastest way to transform your organization is to improve the questions you ask and the value you place on asking them. Our workshop, built on 17+ years of developing strategy for leading startup and enterprise companies, will help leaders: Save time & money by solving the right problems, Improve retention by creati

Leadership Presence and Storytelling
Beth McCarthy
Leadership Presence and Storytelling

This class focuses on: Being a human leader - the importance of coming from a place of why (vs. how or what) and articulating passions and aspirations (what gets us out of bed in the morning), Engaging and inspiring those around us - understanding the importance of storytelling (the stories help to subst

Engaging in Difficult Conversations
AK Ikwuakor
Engaging in Difficult Conversations

As we know, conversations are happening in our homes, workplace and community regarding several forms of social injustice. In addition, the pandemic has us all quarantined at home! These conversations are difficult for several reasons, but necessary because they touch on our views of basic human right

Art of Reinvention
Simidele Adeagbo
Art of Reinvention

Reinvention is essential for personal growth and evolution but it's not always easy to achieve, especially now. To help you navigate this process, Olympian Simidele Adeagbo will share the transformational blueprint from her 100-day journey to becoming both the first African woman and the first black woman to compete in

Understanding Bias in Hiring
Eldridge Gilbert
Understanding Bias in Hiring

Are you equipped to hire a diverse workforce? How have your biases influenced your hiring in the past? During this class participants will reflect upon how their implicit and explicit biases can impact the recruitment and interview processes. Participants will explore and analyze how biases can manife

Influence, Power & Persuasion
Rachel Moore
Influence, Power & Persuasion

In this class, we’ll explore the power dynamics that limit our ability to lead in challenging moments, and how to leverage tactical negotiation and persuasion skills to lead with influence, even when we’re not in a position of authority. Examples in this class are tailored to the audience and participant

Managing Skill vs. Will
Deborah Grayson Riegel
Managing Skill vs. Will

When managers ignore the needs of their colleagues, there is a greater chance that people will waste energy moving in the wrong direction, get frustrated with a lack of success, or just disengage from a project or team. No organization can afford that. In this class, people leaders will learn a user-friendly, comprehen

What Employees Are Saying

How We Partnered Together

  • Each company nominated 2-5 new managers
  • Managers joined a Slack community to share resources and build community
  • 10 Electives took place over 3 months with learning nudges after each class

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