Building High-Quality Work Relationships: Leading Through Mentoring and Coaching

Do you want to create stronger, more strategic work relationships? High-quality relationships are essential to effective leadership, and can be strengthened with mentoring, coaching, and everyday growth opportunities with colleagues. In today’s increasingly diverse and multigenerational workforce, the ability to build relationships requires empathy and relational skills more than ever.

Learn Essential Skills

  • Discover what a developmental network is and why it is important
  • Explore how to develop mentoring capabilities in yourself and others
  • Apply design strategies for creating a developmental culture at work

Who Should Attend

  • Managers looking to grow their leadership skills and make a bigger impact at work
  • Executives who lead diverse teams in organizations that are dynamic and complex
  • Leadership development professionals who are charged with talent management

March 13, 2019

$1,000 for Building High-Quality Work Relationships only
Full three days of Owning Your Leadership: $2,550
Two days only: $2,000


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What Will You Learn?

This one-day Building High-Quality Work Relationships program is the second session in Babson Executive Education three-part Leadership Series. Creating strategic mentoring relationships is the key to unlocking job satisfaction and well-being at work. Learn how to leverage high-quality relationships on a team to advance your leadership and career goals.

Key takeaways from the program on building high-quality relationships include:

  • How to explore generational differences and diversity in relationships
  • Strategies for nurturing high-quality relationships across differences in the workplace
  • Action plans to achieve relational leadership goals
  • Why leaders should consider adopting a developmental approach to leadership

Who Should Enroll?

This program is designed for individuals who work in dynamic organizations and want to grow their leadership skills. The day’s topics are focused toward managers, leaders, and executives in supervisory roles, as well as leadership development professionals such as executive coaches, consultants, and HR professionals.

Meet Your Faculty Director

Wendy Murphy

Associate Professor of Management Wendy Murphy’s primary teaching focus is organizational behavior and talent management. Her research focuses on mentoring and developmental networks, and identity. Murphy is interested in how positive relationships across the work-life interface contribute to career success. She has taught organizational behavior and talent management in the undergraduate school, graduate school, and Babson Executive Education. Murphy also is the co-author of the book, Strategic Relationships at Work: Creating Your Circle of Mentors, Sponsors, and Peers for Success in Business and Life.

Accommodations/Registration Details

Cost includes program materials and meals at the award-winning Babson Executive Conference Center.

The series is offered as a comprehensive three-day program. Participants also are welcome to register for individual one-day sessions. All participants receive a certificate of completion.

To preserve the collegiality and intimacy of the experience, each session has a limited number of participants. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

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