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Preparing a New Manager for Success
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When: 9:00 AM
Where: United States

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Recommended for 2 CE Credits

Program Content:

This is the description from our webinar that was presented in July 2018. Please check back for a modified description. Topics may be updated, but registration is now open.

Equipping New Managers with Creative Success Strategies

What is the value of creating a true onboarding process for a new manager? For starters, it positively affects engagement, turnover and the bottom line. The blowback of putting someone in a managerial role without giving them the necessary tools and know-how is a real setup for failure, at worse, and delayed success at best. New managers that are ill prepared for their role will meet morale issues, compromised quality and over the top stress. When have you ever met a stressed-out manager, who had a calm team. Learn how to reduce the risk of a mediocre performance by both the manager and their team.

What are common mistakes when appointing a new manager?

Just because you named someone manager, doesn’t mean they are one. There’s more to be done than simply hope for the best. Don’t convince yourself that no news is good news! It’s also a bad idea to throw everything you can at them. Onboarding a new manager requires you to stay connected, create feedback loops, do pre-checks and maintenance checks, and create a professional development plan.

What is the difference between a management development program, which gives employees the skills needed to become a manager in the future and a manager onboarding program? A manager onboarding program includes skills that an employee needs the minute he or she becomes a manager. This online seminar will explore what not to do as well as creative success strategies.

Covered Topics:

·        Avoid common mistakes

·        Create an effective onboarding process

·        Requirements of a Professional Development Plan

·        Recognize potential issues and stress

·        Strategies for leadership success

·        Encourage self-evaluation and accountability

·        Celebrate milestones

Who Should Attend:

Branch managers, assistant branch managers and those that train and/or lead them.


Honey Shelton brings the best of both worlds to her speaking and training engagements. She has 30 plus years of experience as a training and quality improvement consultant for banks and banking associations across the country. Her substantial banking background includes spending three years as Executive Vice President/Chief Retail Banking Officer with a $1 billion south Texas bank.

Nationally recognized as an outstanding speaker, over a half million bankers have participated in programs Honey has presented. Her depth of knowledge, enthusiasm, and compelling personality have left a lasting mark on InterAction Training, the firm she founded in 1983.

As a graduate of the School of Bank Marketing from the University of Colorado, she realizes the value of quality education. Honey invests time as a faculty member for banking schools around the country. She is a repeat presenter for most of the state banking associations and has accumulated an impressive client list that includes over 600 banks, credit unions, and other organizations. Globally, she presented a program in the south of France for an international, energy-related firm.

Honey has a coaching practice specializing in helping others pursue professional excellence and is the author of numerous published articles and training manuals. Her first book, Coaching Yourself & Others will be released soon.

Honey continues her personal pursuit of excellence and has obtained certification in Reality Therapy from the William Glasser Institute as well as certification from the Training and Development Program at Texas A&M. She is an EverythingDiSC Certified Distributor and Trainer.

If you are unable to attend the webinar but would like to have this information for training purposes, you may also purchase an OnDemand website link and/or CD-ROM. 




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