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Managing Your Manager: Practical Ways to Work Better Together


Webinar Recording

Recording Price: $199.00

(Includes Proprietary Materials)

As an administrative professional, you are your boss's most valuable business partner. To be truly valuable, you need to know how to manage up to improve collaboration. Managing up requires key communication skills that fit different leadership styles. How can you develop the confidence to communicate to leaders effectively to help improve job performance and add value to your company? Join us for this high-impact, 60-minute training.

After attending, you will be able to:

  • Showcase your value: Blowing your manager's mind
  • Work together as a team using proven keys to collaboration
  • Deploy solutions for resolving disagreements
  • Use practical communication skills when managing up
  • Unlock the secrets top admins use to team up with leaders

Program Highlights

  • Demonstrate Your Value: How to Earn Your Boss's Respect as a Partner

    • Anticipating your manager's expectations & becoming indispensable
    • Keys to showcasing your talents: Get taken seriously
    • Get heard: How to make a compelling case for your ideas
  • Working with Your Manager as a Team: Proven Collaboration Strategies

    • Techniques to better collaborate with business leaders
    • Proven communication strategies: Practical words and phrases to use
    • Finding common ground: Uncover your shared mission and vision
  • Handling Disagreements: Practical Solutions to Reach a Shared Success

    • What to do when you don't get along with your boss
    • Difficult conversations while managing up: What not to say
    • How differing leadership styles can lead to conflict or success
  • Live Q&A Session - Have your 'Managing up' questions answered by the expert

About The Speaker

Dave Urso has been teaching seminars and developing leaders for almost 15 years. In that time, he's developed an approach that sets him apart. His naturally energetic and interactive style carries over into his sessions and makes listening to him a pleasure.

  • Currently, Dave works as the Dean of Academic Affairs at Blue Ridge Community College in Weyers Cave, Virginia.
  • Dave earned a Bachelor's in Conflict Resolution and a Master's in Educational Psychology from James Madison University. Dave completed a Ph.D. in Educational Leadership from Colorado State University.
  • His mission is to serve as a catalyst of change by engaging others in inspired leadership. His vision is to set the bar for high-quality leadership development and mentorship
  • Dave also recently launched and is President of a consulting company, Dynamic Consulting.

Program Benefits

Join us for this 60-minute webinar to discover how to collaborate more successfully with your manager and work as a team, improving both the company's success and your career as an admin.


  • None

Delivery Method

  • Group Internet Based

NASBA Field Of Study

  • Personal Development

Program Level

  • Basic Knowledge Required