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Tuesday, January 15
12:30–6:30 p.m.

Introductions and Program Overview

Interpersonal Communication

  • Communication style
  • Seeing from the perspective of others
  • Context and adaptability
  • Channels

Project Management

  • Definition
  • Components
  • Life cycle
  • Tools
  • Lessons learned
6:30–7:30 p.m. Reception
Wednesday, January 16
8:30–11:30 a.m.

Finance and Budgeting

  • Review common terms used in college and university budgeting /accounting
  • Discuss key financial statements and concepts
  • Create a budget; calculate and track revenues and expenses
  • Assess external "market" factors and evaluate potential relevance to your school; your IT budget
  • Present financial information to tell a compelling "story"
Thursday, January 17
3:30–6:30 p.m.

Performance Management

  • Resources: Strengths finder, 360s
  • Management students
  • Conflict management
  • Giving feedback
  • Situational management: Adapting to subordinates
Friday, January 18
1:30–3:30 p.m.

Managing Up and Moving Up

  • Do you really want to be a leader?
  • How does understanding roles help you manage up?
  • How can you effectively communicate up?
  • What is the boss/subordinate compact?
  • How does understanding roles help you manage up?
  • What are the traits of subordinate styles?
  • What is your style?
  • How can managing up help you earn opportunities for advancement?
Online Follow-Up
Within four weeks of
face-to-face sessions

Prioritization, Time Management, and the Fine Art of Delegation

  • Prioritization: What needs to be done?
  • Time management: When can it be done?
  • Delegation: Who needs to do it?
  • Management: Tools of the trade



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