The Leaderís Role in Managing the Organization
Date & Time
Wed., May 28, and Thu., May 29,
and Fri., May 30
1-4 p.m., and 9 a.m.-4 p.m.,
and 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Registration starts Wed.
at 12:45 p.m
Cuyahoga County Public Library
2111 Snow Road
Non-library staff from member's organizations
Deadline: May 21
Successful leaders must have core competencies as managers in order to transform their operation. This workshop will provide an overview of the management systems in an organization and describe the roles and practices that can help you become a more effective manager.Communication, planing and decision making will be given special emphasis during this 2 + day session.
is an organizational consultant specializing in libraries. She has 16 years of experience in training, developing and educating leaders in librarianship. Maureen has consulted with a variety of libraries in the areas of managing organizational change, strategic planning, leadership development, staff development and organizational redesign.
Leaders who want to transform libraries, who wish to further develop their skills and abilities, as well as those with an interest in learning more about how to become an effective leader.
Understand the key organizational systems and the managerís role in their operation
learn different decision making approaches and how to decide which one to use in any given situation
Develop skills in planning, setting priorities and allocating resources
Review key findings from research about effective communication in organizations and learn how to apply them to your library
Learn a process for assessing your libraryís overall performance
Key systems in the management process
The managerís role and contribution
Diagnosing the need for change in systems and processes
Strategic planning: Key steps
Allocating and managing resources
Communication in organizations: How it works and what to do when it doesnít
Decision making: Approaches, tools and data
Performance Assessment: Outcomes and learnings