Welcome leaders, managers and supervisors.
The most important influence on an organization’s health and productivity is its leadership. Newly promoted managers may face some challenges that come with the new responsibilities and expectations of their new role. Ensuring you get a strong start is critical to the long term success of their college or unit and the university. Whether you are new to management or new to managing at Ohio State you will find the tip sheets, videos, programs and resources here a valuable asset as you make the transition to manager.
Leading has never been more challenging. We are living in a world of constant change and leaders need to be able to understand and adapt to the changes quickly to ensure we have engaged, productive teams. We realize experienced leaders often have minimal time and constant interruptions. Here you will find a variety of blended learning programs, videos and e-learning opportunities all with cutting-edge, highly relevant content you can access anywhere, anytime. You play an important part in engaging your team and achieving the mission of our university.
Click on the categories below for tools, resources and workshops to further develop your leadership skills.
Decades of research show that the better our relationships are at work, the happier and more productive we are going to be. When we have good working relationships:
- Our work is more enjoyable
- People are more likely to accept the changes we want to make
- We are more creative and innovative
- We are more engaged and committed
- Our career will flourish
Managers play a crucial role in engaging the team and accomplishing results together. Here at Ohio State, it’s also important to know what it means to work in the public sector.
Leaders set the tone for a work culture that is positive and taps into everyone’s unique strengths and motivations. A great leader is also a model for work life balance and stepping up to challenges.
Change and innovation are essential for the health and growth of an organization. Great leaders not only build a culture of innovation, but also learn to effectively manage the change that comes with implementing new ideas.
Are you thriving? Are you inspired? Are you receiving the support you need to achieve your personal and professional goals? Self-development is an important part of this process. Examining your own self-development is both worthwhile and important. This section gives you the tools you need to think about your own personal and professional journey, while reflecting upon what you need to truly succeed.
BuckeyeLearn is a university-wide online training tool, allowing learning and training opportunities to be easily accessed by the university community of faculty, staff and student employees. Check out the following in person and online classes offered by the Office of Human Resources in Buckeye Learn.