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New Manager Orientation

This program is designed to be an interactive learning experience for new people managers (new to their role or new to McMaster University).

Fall 2022 dates: Mondays, November 14, 21, 28 and December 5 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm.

Register now to reserve your spot and save these dates in your calendar. More information will be distributed closer to the program start date.

The New Manager Orientation program covers foundational aspects of managing people at the university. Participants will engage in four two-hour sessions, learning from a lead facilitator, senior leaders from the university, internal guest speakers and one another. This program is delivered via Zoom complemented by a dedicated Microsoft Teams space.

Program Objectives:

  • Creating a network of new people from across campus in similar management roles, and enabling exposure to senior leaders
  • Gaining knowledge about navigating the university to answer common people management questions and providing access to resources
  • Identifying action items for new manager development plans which are grounded in McMaster’s Leadership Capabilities and values such as trust, teamwork and inclusivity
  • Building a foundation for developing a leadership brand

Who Should Attend?

Individuals who are responsible for supervising others including:

  • Members of The Management Group (TMG)
  • Members of the McMaster University Faculty Association (MUFA)
  • Member of the McMaster University Academic Librarians’ Association (MUALA)

If you are new to McMaster, prior to enrolling in NMO, please attend a New Employee Orientation session. Sessions are offered monthly.

This program is sponsored by Human Resources Services and delivered by McMaster Continuing Education.

Questions?  Contact WeAreAllLeaders@mcmaster.ca

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