Managing Up









We can partner with you to customize our learning offerings to target your organization’s specific focus areas, change delivery method or dive deeper by integrating even more activities, discussions and case studies.

This course will engage participants through the use of videos, scenario-based exercises, case studies, peer coaching
and small-group activities.

You will have the opportunity to:

  • Learn from other new managers facing the same challenges across industries and geographies.
  • Grow your network.
  • Build your skills and motivate you to achieve your goals.

Course Overview

Managing up is the secret sauce to a thriving career and company. This workshop teaches you how to bridge the gap and build a mutually beneficial relationship with your manager. You will also be given tools on how to take responsibility for your own career and demonstrate your value by cultivating a reputation for dependability, accountability and effectiveness.

This course will equip you with the skills and techniques to

  • Define what it means to “Manage Up” and understand the value of practicing this leadership skill.
  • Identify and practice specific techniques for Managing Up.
  • Create a personal plan for how you will Manage Up in the coming months.
  • Pay this forward and help your team learn this skill.

Course Outline

  1. Getting Started
  2. Techniques for Managing Up
  3. Wrapping Up