What is the Middle Management Academy?
The Middle Management Academy is the only program of its kind for future health care leaders. It has graduated more than 2,000 managers to the leadership fast track and has earned the appreciation of participants, as well as their CEOs. Steeped in proven business strategy, the Middle Management Academy is an intensive, practical, and highly interactive training that helps participants understand what great managers do differently.
Middle Management Academy Curriculum
The Middle Management Academy is an in-person, 3.5 day group training program that offers management training customized for health care safety-net staff. It helps new and experienced managers improve performance and results.
Graduates give the program high marks for its focus on three core competencies - managing budgets and financial information, motivating and managing employees, and applying appropriate leadership styles to everyday situations. Participants gain insight into their own management strengths and challenges through in-depth assessments, including the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. The hands-on curriculum then focuses on applying identified skills to key management tasks and responsibilities.
Participants address real-world questions relevant to behavioral health. Small groups of participating managers are formed into organizational teams where they work on day-to-day management challenges and situations.
Who should attend the Middle Management Academy?
- Health care managers and supervisors who have recently stepped into management roles without formal training.
- Experienced health care managers and supervisors who want to enhance their skills and contributions.
Why is the Middle Management Academy Important to your organization?
The Middle Management Academy gives managers the skills they need to manage work and people, but it also connects them to the bigger vision of their organizations. They become stronger links in the management chain and are able to help improve productivity by motivating staff, communicating effectively, and fulfilling their role as influential front-line leaders.
Organizations that have sent their managers to the Middle Management Academy have realized the return in terms of results-driven management -reflected in improved workforce competency and productivity, effective decision-making, and focus on the bottom line.