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Building Engagement: What Leaders Do to Manage Talent

November 9-10, 2023 | 8:30am - 4:30pm | UT Campus | $2,950


    Formal and informal leadership acumen is essential to creating engagement in today’s competitive work environment. Examine what it takes to “make it” as a leader. Discover practical moves successful people make to create loyalty and build commitment. Outline specific steps you can take to enhance interpersonal effectiveness and generate high levels of engagement among your co-workers.


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What You'll Learn

Engagement: What It Is and Why It Matters

  • Analyze and discuss what leaders worldwide do on a daily basis that makes them successful


Creating an Environment that Bolsters Engagement

  • Create loyalty and engagement
  • Encourage “organizational citizenship” in the workplace
  • Prepare to be “interpersonally savvy” when working with others
  • Talent acquisition and management for engagement
  • Providing feedback and coaching for engagement


What Leaders Do To Create Personal Engagement

  • Discuss ways to communicate more effectively and efficiently
  • Recognize practical skills that will enhance your everyday effectiveness at work
  • Discover what it is that successful leaders know about how to do business—day-by-day
  • Discuss research findings where leaders worldwide were asked to describe what they do on a daily basis that makes them successful leaders
  • Grasp methods for enhancing your personal credibility in the workplace


Attending this Course

  • Individuals

    This course is appropriate for executives and managers in leadership roles.
  • Teams

    Organizations often send pairs or small teams, to support the launch of new initiatives.
  • Requirements & Credit

    There are no prerequisites for this course. Participants earn 1.4 CEUs and/or 14 CPEs for this course, as well as a certificate of completion. Our classes are available for university credit. Please contact us for more information.
Learn from Peers & Professors
Featured a dynamic duo of professors, whose contrasting styles of teaching engaged and challenged us. They combined real-world lessons and interactive exercises that allowed us to learn not only from them but from each other, and they brought out the best in all of the participants. I highly recommend this course for anyone – regardless of their role in their organization.
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  • John Daly
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    John Daly

    Liddell Carter Professor in the College of Communication

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  • Kristie Loescher
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    Kristie Loescher

    Senior Lecturer, Management

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  • Raj Raghunathan
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    Raj Raghunathan

    Professor of Marketing

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  • Reimbursement Options

    Learn more about course credits and options for course reimbursement. Get tips on the best way to approach your manager and download a customizable template to facilitate making the ask.
  • Course Location

    In person courses take place at the AT&T Executive Education and Conference Center and adjoining Rowling Hall on the UT campus in Austin. These world-class facilities provide a comfortable and convenient learning environment, with direct access to the 40 acres of campus and within walking distance of downtown Austin. Live online and on-demand course options are available for many courses.


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