Managing Up

Effective Ways for Working with and Influencing Authority Figures

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Do you work for a “demanding boss” who constantly places additional priorities on your plate? What are the most effective ways to talk with your boss and other authority figures about your working relationship and setting expectations for what needs to get done? How do you establish and communicate your expectations while managing and negotiating their expectations of you? Workplace relationships between an employee and his or her boss and their peers are critical.

Discover some of the best tools and techniques for effective communication with various authority figures and increasing your influence and collaboration skills.

Here’s a sample of training outcomes:

• Understanding and Adapting to your Boss’ and Superiors Work Styles
• Identify and Eliminate Obstacles for Working Together
• Dealing with Last Minute Requests and Micromanagers
• Understanding the Difference between Bully Bosses vs. Tough Bosses
• Master Prioritizing to Prevent being Overwhelmed with Multiple Priorities

This course qualifies for .6 CEU credits. Learn more about on-site training