**The application period for this project has now closed.
The purpose of the Management Training Institute (MTI) is to provide new skills and tools that address gaps in the preparation of librarians for management roles.
The MTI will be held at the NEFLIN Office in Orange Park. Applications for the Institute are due by 5:00 PM on Friday, October 22, 2021. Applicants will be notified of their status by November 19, 2021.
Michael Clark of MRC Consulting will lead all eight sessions. 18 participants will take part in MTI in 2021-22. 40 graduated in two prior sessions (2015-16 and 2016-17).
The planned eight sessions are:
January 13: Session One – Basic Employee Management
February 10: Session Two – Emotional Intelligence
March 3: Session Three – How to Manage Change Effectively at Work
April 7: Session Four – Creating a Culture of Employee Engagement
May 5: Session Five – Dealing Effectively With Employee Performance Issues
June 2: Session Six – How to Effectively Coach/Mentor/Train Your Employees
July 7: Session Seven – How to Build a Team Environment
August 11: Session Eight – How to Transition Into a Lean Environment