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Managing People and Leading Teams


Registration deadline: June 5th

15 CEUs/CPH units

Bob Mai, EdD
Principal, Stakeholder Insights
Adjunct Faculty, Brown School

Whether you are aspiring to your first people management role or just looking to be a better, more effective manager, management of people relies on skills that can be learned. These include building a culture, selecting and orienting job applicants, motivating and supporting employees, measuring work performance, and leading teams. The course includes readings and applied practice scenarios.

Class size is limited to 16.

$650 General admission
$450 Non-profit/government employees (1st Summer Institute class)
$400 Non-profit/government employees (Additional Summer Institute classes)

This class will include both degree-seeking graduate students and practicing professionals. Individuals registering through Professional Development will receive continuing education units - but not academic credit - for the class.

Recommended reading purchase of Strategic Supervision by Peter J Pecora is optional.

About the Instructor:

Portrait of Bob Mai

Dr. Bob Mai has worked with private, public and nonprofit organizations to improve individual and organizational performance. Currently his special interests include leadership communication, employee engagement and change management. For 15 years Bob was an executive with Maritz Performance Improvement, where he directed the training design practice, working with Fortune 500 clients in financial services, healthcare, automotive, airlines and energy industries.  Bob is the author of Leader as Communicator (AMACOM), and earned a doctorate in learning psychology from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, an MA in English from the University of Rochester, and a BA in English from Columbia University.

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