The LEAPP Program is for any manager at Buffalo State College who is interested in further improving their self-awareness as a manager, communication with employees, how to effectively deliver employee feedback, and manage employee performance. This program will specifically help individuals further improve how they manage employees at a SUNY institution and navigate labor relation policies and procedures.
Managers in the LEAPP program will complete two assessments to build self-awareness as a manager, complete six workshops, and be supported by a community invested in their ongoing manager development. As a result of the LEAPP Program managers will:
The program cohort will participate in the following courses listed below during the fall 2018 semester and cohort meetings each month during the spring 2019 semester scheduled at a convenient time for the group. All courses are facilitated by manager development experts from Buffalo State College and University at Buffalo.
|Workshops||Date and Time|
|Cultivating Self-Awareness as a Manager|
|Communicating and Leading Effectively||Friday, September 20th from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.|
|Strengthening Management Effectiveness Through Emotional and Social Intelligence||Friday, October 4th, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.|
|Managing as a Coach|
|Cultivating a High Performance Climate||Friday, October 25th from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.|
|Coaching Employees to Excellence||Friday, November 8th from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.|
|Performance Management Essentials|
|Performance Management Essentials: Creating Collaborative Performance Plans and Delivering Feedback||Friday, December 6th from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.|
|Performance Management Essentials: Documenting Performance and Managing Performance Issues||Friday, December 13th from 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.|
|Spring 2019 Semester Cohort Meetings|
|During the spring 2020 semester, the program cohort will meet three times for 90 minutes at a time that is convenient for the group to discuss management challenges and support each other in resolving those challenges. The first 30 minutes of each cohort meeting will also include a guest speaker to provide the group with information about resources available to them as managers, insight as to how to manage in a unionized environment, and an opportunity to ask questions. Some of the guest speakers will include representatives from UUP and CSEA.|
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