Best Practices to Develop Midlevel Managers and Drive Organizational Success

DATE: Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Time: 2:00 PM EDT

Duration: 60-minutes

Today’s workforce is much more diverse than 25 years ago and continues to change as technology and societies develop. Organizations should be concerned with how they can get and keep the right talent and how they will prepare midlevel managers for more senior roles, particularly since organizations have historically prioritized executive development.

In this webinar, our speaker will share some empowering best practices to develop midlevel managers and how these best practices help drive organizational success. Many employees can develop into better leaders by using tools such as mentorship, coaching, education and practical experience. The session will also suggest ways to improve the hiring process.

Session takeaways include:

  • Understand why developing mid-managers is a critical priority.
  • Understand the positive organizational impact and return on investment.
  • Learn top three best practices to develop your mid-managers.
  • Key factors to ensure a good fit in the hiring process.

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   Marlene Weaver

   Associate Professor 

   American Public University

Marlene Weaver is an associate professor at American Public University System teaching leadership and management in the business school. Her primary teaching focus is leadership, motivation and leading change management. After retiring from the Department of Defense in 2010, Weaver accomplished an Education Specialist degree from Northcentral University in order to pursue her desire to teach and help develop new leaders. She also holds an MBA from Marymount University. Her undergraduate degree from Delaware Valley University in Pennsylvania was also in business administration. She ended her DoD career as the chief of enterprise management for the National Media Exploitation Center managing over 20 direct employees and hundreds of contractors. Weaver retired with over 38 years of management and business experience with the DoD and has worked primarily in financial management and human resource management. She worked within the Navy, Air Force and Intelligence agencies throughout her career.

Weaver is also a certified defense financial manager, achieving this certification in 2001. Weaver has been president and on the board of directors for a very large HOA in the diverse community where she resides for the past five years and is also the president of the board of directors for a small school associated with her church.

Weaver has two sons and three grandchildren. She enjoys swimming, aerobics and biking and now resides in Charlottesville, Virginia.