with Dr. Michael Woodward
October 21, 2021
11 AM - 2 PM Eastern Time
$395 (US) per person

Book by Dr. Michael Woodward



The transition from star player to team coach is a tremendous leap. All too often new managers are thrown into challenging circumstances with limited support and resources. With the move to virtual environments, managing is more stressful than ever before.

During this program, Dr. Woodward will share the latest research on what makes a successful manager and also share a model used by highly effective managers. In addition, there will discussion on how to facilitate self-insight along with providing simple techniques for developing self-insight, building trust and fostering psychological safety. This program blends rich content with individual exercises and group discussions.

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I loved how this IMS program effectively blended an interactive lecture with engaging individual exercises and group discussions. I will be able to use a great deal of this in my workplace.
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Michael "Dr. Woody" Woodward, PhD is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Executive Coaching at New York University (NYU) where he leads the Master of Science program in Executive Coaching and Organizational Consulting. He is also a CEC certified professional coach trained in the field of industrial and organizational psychology. As a consultant and professional coach, Dr. Woody works with both private and corporate clients on building management and leadership capacity. As a consultant and coach, Dr. Woody has worked with management and executive level clients at such organizations as: Bacardi USA, SAP, Sugar Foods Corporation, and Department of Homeland Security. Prior to founding HCI in 2005, Dr. Woody served as a management and human resources consultant for PricewaterhouseCoopers Consulting (PwC).

Dr. Woody is author of the top selling job book The YOU Plan: A 5-step guide to Taking Charge of Your Career in the New Economy. Dr. Woody has also published award winning research on teamwork titled Cooperation and Competition: The Effects of Team Entrainment and Reward Structure (Woodward et al, 2005).

In the media Dr. Woody has appeared on TODAY Show, LIVE w/ Regis & Kelly, Fox & Friends, and CNN among many others. He has been quoted in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, and Miami Herald as an expert on workplace issues.



Introduction: What Makes an Effective Manager

  • The latest research on what makes a successful manager
  • The Gallup 5 model for highly effective managers

Exercise - Articulating Your Values Compass, Debrief & Discussion

The Values Compass - How your values guide your decisions

  • The Role of values in managing and leading
  • Examples of values in business leadership
  • Identifying and articulating your five (5) core values

The Trust Factor - Establishing and creating a team bond

  • A five-component model for building trust
  • Principles for establishing psychological safety
  • Tactics for cultivating a safe and open environment

Exercise - Creating Your Team Andon, Debrief & Discussion

Commitments to Action and Closeout

Delivery Method: Group Internet Based (Zoom platform)
Prerequisites: None
Program Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Advanced Preparation: None
Participants will earn 3.5 CPE credits and 3 PDC credits
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