Apply by 1/31 for Inclusive Manager Training Series

Employees of TechTown Companies, Apply Today!

 

Applications are now open for a four-part training series for managers and aspiring managers on how to be a more effective and inclusive manager.

This unique opportunity will provide attendees individual growth while also build more equitable teams and organizations. The training is available at no cost and open exclusively to employees of TechTownPDX and Portland Means Progress businesses! Space is limited, so please encourage managers and aspiring managers at your business to apply by January 31, 2020.

Facilitated by Future Work Design, How to be an Effective and Inclusive Manager Training sessions (9 AM-12 PM) will include:

 

1. MANAGEMENT v. LEADERSHIP FOR EQUITY (WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2020)

  • Explore the difference between managing and leading
  • Understand bias in management
  • Leadership skills: self-assessment and professional development plan

 

2. POWER: A FOUR LETTER WORD? (WEDNESDAY, MAY 20, 2020)

  • What is your relationship with the word “power”?
  • Power is neutral. How we use it is not. A framework of four types of power.
  • What is your Powermap: self-assessment and professional development plan.

 

3. THE SKIN YOU’RE IN: POSITIONALITY AT WORK (THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2020)

  • The perils and potentials of leading and managing from the skin you are in
  • Getting real about your responsibility, opportunity, and liberation in service of equity
  • How are you positioning yourself and your direct supports for success?

 

4. FEEDBACK IS MENTORSHIP (THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2020)

  • Why feedback is a critical part of organizational equity
  • How feedback is used as a weapon to protect the status quo vs. mentoring new leaders
  • Feedback and coaching skills: self-assessment and professional development plan

 

Apply Now

Questions? DM Jared on the TechTown Slack for fastest response. Otherwise, email both hello@techtownpdx.com & hello@portlandmeansprogress.com

 

This & Add’l Relevant Program Deadlines

 

Emerging Leaders 2020 Internship: Extended deadline January 15
How to be an Effective and Inclusive Manager Training: January 31
Inspiring Diversity Grant applications due: February 6 
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