Virtual Management Development Program – New Session begins in 2019!

See below to sign up for sessions beginning Spring 2019.

In this highly interactive virtual program that utilizes real-world experiences you will:

  • Discover what MANAGEMENT DEVELOPMENT is and how applying its concepts can benefit you, your employer or your business
  • Understand what is needed for you to enhance your management skills to become a more successful leader
  • Learn keys to improving self-discovery and effective relationship building
  • Learn how to increase your ability to work collaboratively with a wide variety of team members and colleagues
  • Interact with other professionals during sessions and in teams, resulting in new ideas, improved effectiveness, and opportunities for individual growth and development
  • Includes a personal TriMetrix® behavioral assessment to better understand self and others

This convenient and cost-effective program is completely virtual – no travel expenses.

Ideal for managers, supervisors, team leaders and top performers.

You can see the 2018 Course Details and Schedule below, as an example:

COURSE DETAILS - Click to expand

Program Overview:

  • Total of 42 virtual session hours held on a pre-selected day of the month from 9-11:00 AM PST. (i.e. 2nd Wednesday)
  • Two 2-hour foundational sessions that provide an overview of the program along with team assignments, expectations and outcomes.
  • Four 2-hour Understanding Self and Others sessions where participants will learn about themselves and others and apply what they’ve learned using their TriMetrix assessments.
  • 2-hour Team Dynamics session where participants will learn about team formation, roles and responsibilities, sponsor responsibilities, communication and conflict matrix, and team expectations.
  • Nine monthly 2-hour Management Development sessions.
  • Two 1-hour Progress Check-ins on team project.
  • Four 2-hour sessions for Team Project Presentations and Graduation.
  • Detailed schedule including list of Management Development topic areas can be found under “Course Schedule”.

Participant Requirements:

  • Complete a TriMetrix Assessment prior to the start of the program (included in price).
  • Read the book “Crucial Conversations” for the session on that topic (book is provided as part of program materials).
  • Complete individual and team assignments between virtual monthly sessions. The more you put in, the more you get out.
  • Commit to attend all sessions, be prepared and participate actively in discussions.
  • As part of an assigned team, complete a project that results in either cost savings or process improvements for each organization. Each team presents their project and outcomes prior to graduation.

Month 1: Program Start - Foundation:

Foundation Session Part 1

Foundation Session Part 2

Month 2: Understanding Self and Others (USO):

USO part 1

USO part 2

USO part 3

USO part 4

Month 3: 

Team Dynamics

*Team Projects Begin

Chapter 1: The Ever-Changing Managerial Role

Month 4:

Chapter 2: The Manager as a Leader

* Project Status Meeting (1 hour) Date TBD

Month 5:

Chapter 3: Goal Setting for Success

Month 6:

Chapter 4:  Managing your Time

Month 7:

Chapter 5: Motivation and Confidence

Month 8:

Chapter 6:  Decision Making

* Project Status Meeting (1 hour) Date TBD

Month 9:

Chapter 7: Transactional Analysis for Managers

Month 10:

Chapter 8: Communications

Month 11:

Chapter 9: Crucial Conversations

Conclusion: Month 12 – Team Projects/Summary & Graduation. Final Dates TBD


  • $2495 per participant.
  • 10% discount for additional employees from the same company. No more than 4 employees from one company. If you have more than 4 employees, please contact us for more options.
  • Early registration discount available!

Download the program brochure

Sign Up for the next session beginning Spring 2019!

Please fill out the form below and we will be in touch with more program details for 2019.

VMDP 2019 Sign-up