Management Essentials Training

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People don’t quit jobs, they quit managers. Managers play a key role in building your team’s culture, so having solid manager training is crucial to nurturing and retaining high performers. Whether your managers are brand new or seasoned experts, the essentials never go out of style.

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What’s covered in Ethena’s People Management training?

This course covers how managers can set their reports up for success, what effective feedback looks like, mitigating harassment in the workplace, performance management skills, reasonable accommodations, and how to manage leaves of absence and terminations.

  • 40 minutes
  • 9 training modules
  • Content configuration available
  • Created with tech companies and managers of all experience levels in mind
  • Deliver via Ethena’s LMS or your LMS solution

Topics Included

  • Mitigating Harassment in the Workplace
  • Performance Management
  • Performance Reviews
  • Reasonable Accommodation & Disabilities
  • Terminations
  • Leaves of Absence

California-Specific Topics

  • Leaves of Absence in California
  • Wage and Hour Basics in California

Optional Continuous Learning

  • Expectations Setting
  • Solution-Oriented Coaching
  • Effective Feedback
  • Navigating Difficult Times
  • Empowerment and Delegation

Skills learned

  • Learners will come away with actionable tips and tools to hone their soft skills, from how to deliver difficult feedback to how to handle leaves of absence and terminations.
  • This course prepares managers for their legal obligations, such as reporting or making reasonable accommodations.
  • Using real-world examples and inclusive scenarios, managers will understand how their role can make an impact on both their direct reports and your company’s bottom line.
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Why train your teams on Management Essentials?

Your managers are your company’s bedrock. They have a huge impact on team productivity and morale, but many have never received any formal training. Our people management training educates your managers both on their legal obligations and on key skills like performance management to get them ready for primetime.


Real skills for managers

From performance management to giving effective feedback, this course helps people managers sharpen the fundamental skills needed to be their best.


Keep the law in mind

It’s not just soft skills, this course also covers the essential legal landscape around leaves of absence, reasonable accommodation, and harassment.


Invest in your people

Effective leaders are good for business–people like working for great managers! Providing people management training is an investment in your organization’s future success.

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The right content, on the right platform


Easy and accurate reporting

Use our at-a-glance dashboard to track completion, and easily pull in-depth reports.

  • Motivate toward completion with department metric breakdowns
  • Export reports for regulators or third parties
  • Dive deeper with custom reports and analytics
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Course management

From our courses to yours, you’ll get total control of your team’s training with Ethena’s compliance platform.

  • A robust content library of topics, with targeted training ready to send
  • Automate assignments based on location and role
  • Easily remind employees with outstanding training
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Expanded platform features

Take advantage of shiny new add-ons offering a holistic look at company culture — and guidance on where to focus next.

  • Listen to your team’s concerns with our hotline and case management suite
  • Upload and manage your own content with our LMS Essentials
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Workplace training that gets done
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