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Management Development Series

Overview

The Management Development Series (MDS) has been a long-standing, skill-based statewide program offering a variety of management/supervisor classroom courses to all Oregon state agencies, boards, commissions and local governments.
 
The first program that has been re-deployed is the Foundational training program.
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MDS - Foundational Training Program

The Foundational program consists of 8 sessions that cover the following modules:
 

Session 1

  • Defining Management
  • Building Trust
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Flexing Your Work Style
  • Time Management and Prioritization
Session 2
  • Motivating Employees
  • Creating a Culture of Accountability
  • Enhancing Team Cohesion
  • Coaching
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Session 3
  • Communicating Expectations
  • Assigning and Delegating Work
  • Feedback that Works
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Session 4
  • Authority for the Work
  • Position Descriptions
  • Performance Management
  • Monitoring Performance
  • Evaluating Performance
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Session 5
  • Addressing Conflict
  • Difficult Conversations
  • Preventing Burn-Out
 
Session 6
  • Stereotypes
  • Management Ethics
  • Labor Relations
  • Employee Leave
  • Professional Workplace
 
Session 7
  • Customer Service
  • Meeting Management
  • Presentation and Facilitation Skills
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Session 8
  • Networking
  • Increasing Your Organizational Awareness
  • Managing Up
  • Professional Development
 
Target Audience:
  • Managers with up to 3 years in a management position.
  • Current managers needing a refresher course in fundamental management skills.
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Cohort Schedule

Cohort 5 Dates

  1. 7/8/15
  2. 7/15/15
  3. 7/22/15
  4. 7/29/15
  5. 8/5/15
  6. 8/12/15
  7. 8/19/15
  8. 8/26/15

Registration for Cohort 5 opens on April 20th, 2015.

Cohort 6 Dates

  1. 9/10/15
  2. 9/17/15
  3. 9/24/15
  4. 10/1/15
  5. 10/8/15
  6. 10/15/15
  7. 10/22/15
  8. 10/29/15

Registration for Cohort 6 opens on July 6th, 2015.

Both cohorts will be held at the Chemeketa Center for Business and Industry, 626 High Street NE, Salem.

 

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Registration

To register, log into iLearnOregon at https://ilearn.oregon.gov.  In the course catalog search for MDS.

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