IU East’s Center for Leadership Development’s upcoming Management Series focuses on managing teams

November 20, 2012 |

The IU East Center for Leadership Development’s next Management Series workshop is from 1-4 p.m. on Tuesday, December 4, in the Whitewater Hall Community Room.

The cost of the management workshop is $75. Visit iue.edu/leadership to register and to learn about discounts for multiple participants from the same organization, discounts for Wayne County Area Chamber of Commerce members and certificate options.

The workshop, “Managing Teams,” will allow participants to learn aspects of managing effectively in a team environment, including: a model of effective team functioning, tools to increase participation of team members, communication strategies, and tools for planning and expectation setting. Participants will leave this course well-grounded in key frameworks and tools necessary to work effectively with teams.

The management series is centered on best management practices for bottom-line results. Each three-hour course in this series focuses on key concepts, theories, models, tools, and their applications for effective workplace management.

The series will be presented by Fredricka Joyner, associate professor and director of the IU East Center for Leadership Development and the Master’s in Management program. Joyner has over three decades of business experience, providing leadership, organization, and community development consulting services to a diverse client list that  includes manufacturing and service organizations, professional practices, health and education coalitions, non-profits, government departments, and social service agencies.

Over the past five years, Joyner has provided training and consulting services related to managing across the generations. She has also designed and delivered a four-day leadership development curriculum to almost 2000 managers in a global Fortune 500 company.  Most recently, she has been providing intensive executive coaching to high potential managers who have been tasked with expanding into international markets.

Joyner earned her master’s in Organization Management from Antioch University and her Ph.D. in Community Formation from the Union Institute.