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The Managing at Yale core courses are delivered through an online learning platform. Like an online college course, you can complete much of the content asynchronously—at your own pace—during times that work best for your schedule while still experiencing the benefits of live instruction when critically necessary. You are encouraged to participate in all live sessions with subject matter experts, however, you have the flexibility to watch most of the recorded sessions on your own time.
This virtual course provides new managers with an understanding of managing at Yale and is held over a six-week period. Participants dedicate approximately 4 hours/week to the program.
Over the course of the program, we’ll be introducing you to the essential resources, information, standards, and expectations that are most critical to ensure a strong and successful start or continuation to your management career at Yale. In this six-week course, you will:
View a sample of the Managing at Yale Essentials Agenda.
This virtual five-week course continues the learning journey by providing managers a better understanding of themselves, their management style, and insights on how best to create an effective culture for their team. Participants invest up to 4 hours/week into their learning.
This program addresses the specific challenges Yale leaders face every day, including creating a diverse and inclusive culture and developing yourself and those you lead. Over the course of the program, you will:
View a sample of the Great Manager Program Agenda.
This final step of the initial journey continues as a virtual five-week course and provides a deeper understanding of how effective managers create high levels of satisfaction for customers, their staff, and themselves. Participants dedicate up to 4 hours/week to this program.
Managing for Results is designed to continue to advance your leadership acumen, strategic agility, and professional aptitude you need to be successful. In this course, you will:
View a sample of the Managing for Results Agenda.
This one-day program for managers will educate, train and motivate you to become a great leader. It provides you with new insights on what make leaders extraordinary. A 360-degree leadership assessment, development plan and a coach are included. We recommend that you attend this twelve months following Managing for Results, the last course in the Managing at Yale series.
In today’s rapidly changing, highly competitive environment, the organizations that excel in their respective markets will be those whose people are most competent, passionate, and focused on delivering results. The Extraordinary Leader Program presents a proven framework for helping individuals make a profound difference in their organization’s results and in their own performance and development. The program is built on research-based principles of leadership performance. This workshop will share this process and help you apply it to your own performance and development within the organization. Once completed you are provided with a coach for a free 90 minute session.
This half-day program for managers will assess improvements you have made on the development areas you identified during your initial experience in the Extraordinary Leader Program. A 360-degree leadership assessment, development plan, and coach are again included. We recommend that you attend this training eighteen months following the Extraordinary Leader Program.
Can’t remember? Check your transcripts in the Yale Training Management System (TMS). You can do that by ensuring you are on VPN then:
Register below for the course that reflects what you still need to take. Your registration will go into a pending status while we verify you are in the correct course. If we discover you may have registered for an incorrect course, we will reach out to get you into the correct course. Once approved you will receive a welcome email with additional information and your Cohort’s Agendas.
If your transcripts identified that you need just two of the foundational core courses please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org with your request.
Managing at Yale Essentials, Great Manager, Managing for Results
Can’t remember? Then check your transcripts in the Yale Training Management System (TMS). You can do that by ensuring you are on VPN then:
Register below for the course that reflects what you need to still need to take. Your registration will go into a pending status while we verify you are in the correct course. If we discover you may have registered for an incorrect course, we will reach out to get you into the correct course. Once approved you will receive a welcome email with additional information.
Extraordinary Leader Program
(pre-requisite: Managing at Yale Essentials, Great Manager Program and Managing for Results)
Advancing the Extraordinary Leader Program
(pre-requisite: attended the Extraordinary Leader Program at least 12 -18 months, prior to this course start date)
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at email@example.com.
Being able to manage your time is important to us. We estimate you need to set aside an average of 4 hours per week. Some weeks may be more than that while other weeks will be less. Managing at Yale Essentials, Week 4 Labor Relations, live videos are the heaviest with two 120-minute mandatory sessions. All other live sessions are recorded and available for viewing during the week they were recorded.
Once you have registered, we expect you to be available to participate in all three modules. We encourage you to review the Cohort module diagram on page 2 of the learning center brochure (steps 1, 2, and 3) and to reach out to the Learning Center at firstname.lastname@example.org to determine the start dates and the best time to register. If your vacation interrupts your learning in any single module, it may be wise to choose another Cohort.
You will always have access to the content you created. However, access to the learning content is limited to the one-year timeframe of your license.
Please contact us at email@example.com to discuss which Cohort fits your schedule and do not register for a Cohort via TMS. If you have already registered, please contact us as soon as possible to discuss the next steps.
Once a license is activated, it is the responsibility of the participant to continue with their learning. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org immediately to discuss your individual situation. Fees may apply.
Yale has contracted with an online learning platform, which requires an individual license to access the platform.
Yes, there is fee associated with each participants license. Yale provides the license at no cost to participants, however, if you activate your license and do not attend, a $60.00 recovery fee may be charged back to your department.
The initial core Managing at Yale series offered through the online learning platform has three modules and two 60-day breaks; Managing at Yale Essentials (6 weeks with 2 mandatory live sessions in week #4), the Great Manager Program (4 weeks), and Managing for Results (4 weeks).
Following the completion of the three core modules, we offer two programs for managers to continue their development via a 360-assessment. This assessment and facilitated session are presented by Zenger Folkman, a globally recognized research-based consulting company. These courses are: Extraordinary Leader Program and its follow-up program, Advancing the Extraordinary Leader Program. It is recommended to start your 360-assessment process with the Extraordinary Leader Program 12 months following the completion of the initial core Managing at Yale series.
Yes. Once your license has been activated, you will be asked to complete all three modules in that same Cohort. Should an emergency arise, please reach out to us to discuss your individual situation at email@example.com.
Please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss your situation prior to registration. Once your license has been activated, you will be asked to complete all three modules in that same Cohort.
Please contact us at email@example.com with your alternative date and we will adjust the dates. Please do not register for multiple dates.
When you register, you start the process for activating your license. But don’t worry; we will reach out to confirm your attendance as we get closer to the Cohort date. Once confirmed, you will be enrolled in the online platform and your license will be activated with your first log in. Once activated, your license is good for one year for course completion. Access to any content you have created on the platform will not expire!
Detailed syllabi are available one week before the start of the Cohort and included in your welcome email.
View/download the sample syllabus for the following courses:
This program is highly recommended for all existing and new managers at Yale as the curriculum was specifically designed to support managers in the unique managerial environment that Yale represents. If you have additional questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. If you have concerns regarding your participation in this program, please reach out to your HRG.
That is fine. You do not need dual screens to complete this course.
If you do not have access to a camera via your laptop or desktop, you can access live meetings and team meetings via your smart phone by downloading the Zoom app found in your favorite App Store. Just remember to use your Yale ID to log in.
Once your license is activated, you will receive a welcome email with specific log in instructions for accessing the online learning platform.
Do not worry! We offer an opportunity to learn all about using an online learning platform before the course begins. Once you are enrolled, we will notify you of the live session, or how you can access a recorded session.