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New Manager Webinar Series - Fall 2022

Each webinar is scheduled to be delivered via Zoom on Wednesdays from 3:00 – 4:30 pm EST. Sessions will be recorded so that participants who have signed up for a whole series can make up missed sessions.


Participation in both learning series

(twelve modules total)

Cost: $1,000 per student


One learning series of six webinars

Cost: $600 per student


Sign-up for one webinar at a time

Cost: $125 per


Registration is available no less than two weeks before each webinar date. See dates below.

Fall/Winter 2022 Schedule

Faculty information.

Webinar Series 1 – September - October 2022:

  1. Your Role as a Manager: Sept 14, 2022
  2. Communicating as a Manager: Sept 21
  3. Helping Your People GROW through Coaching: Sept 28*
  4. Providing Effective Feedback: Oct 5
  5. Conducting a Performance Review: Oct 12
  6. Motivating Others: Oct 19*

Webinar Series 2 - October - December 2022:

  1. Handling Difficult Conversations: Oct 26*
  2. Effective Problem Solving: Nov 2
  3. Managing a Virtual Team: Nov 9*
  4. Developing a Process Mindset: Nov 16
  5. Effective Interviewing Skills: Nov 30*
  6. Running Effective Meetings: Dec 7*

*These sessions will be facilitated by Nina Coil; All other sessions are facilitated by Dana Henry.

Note: The Donahue Institute reserves the right to cancel webinar sessions if less than seven participants enroll in a given module. Registered participants will be given a two-week notice in the case of cancellation.

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