Stop Doing the Dirty Work for Frontline Managers!

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  • Instructor: Deb Calvert

  • Level: All, HR specific
  • Study time: 90 minutes
  • Bonus Resources
  • Exams: Quick Quiz
September 24, 2024
2:00-3:30pm Central time

The People First Leadership & Navigation Series for HR Professionals
To enroll in the full 10-part series at a discounted rate, go to the Series Registration Page. This course stands alone or can be accessed as a total series. All participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

NOTE: to receive SHRM recertification credits, participants must attend the full workshop which is only offered live. Attendance and time attended will be documented for SHRM recertification credits.
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Earn SHRM Recertification credits
People First Productivity Solutions is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for SHRM-CP or SHRM-SCP recertification activities. 

isn't it time your management stopped over-relying on HR? 

This workshop will help you equip your management team for doing the work of managers (instead of expecting you to do the dirty work).
  • Determine ways to make managers more self-sufficient in handling routine employee feedback and performance issues.
  • Refocus your time and attention on more serious and strategic matters instead of getting mired in the day-to-day. 
  • Build managerial effectiveness & boost the employee experience by stepping away from routine performance management conversations. 
  • Ensure timely and quality feedback with solid documentation by holding managers accountable for better people practices.  
  • Minimize the risk of unnecessary escalation & perceptions of unfairness by establishing a culture of routine feedback for employee growth.  
  • Earn recertification credits in the Leadership & Navigation BASK competency. 

Learning Objectives

  • Improve employee experience
  • Upskill managers/supervisors
  • Resolve talent issues
  • Refocus HR strategically
  • Minimize employee relations risks

SHRM Competencies 

Leadership & Navigation -- Navigating the Organization: Demonstrates understanding of formal and informal work roles, leader goals and interests, and relationships among employees and managers.   

takeaway tool

Checklist for developing managers who can then develop their direct reports. You'll identify which skills your management team is lacking and can then support their development and self-sufficiency. 
Meet the instructor

Deb calvert

Deb Calvert is a former HR Director with a Fortune 500 company. She founded People First Productivity Solutions in 2005 and People First Leadership Academy in 2021. Deb is a frequent speaker for SHRM Chapter meetings. She is a Certified Master of The Leadership Challenge and an ICF-certified Executive Coach. Her clients count on Deb for support in building strong people practices.
Patrick Jones - Course author