Decoding Manager Upskilling: From Concept to Comprehensive Development
Manager and Leader Development
Date & Time
Tuesday, June 4, 2024, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Do you want to grow your managers and help them reach their full potential? A Gallup study found that managers who received upskilling had 10% to 22% higher engagement, 8% to 18% higher team engagement and 21% to 28% lower turnover than their peers who didn’t. Manager upskilling is one of the hottest terms for HR and OD professionals, yet the true meaning and scope of upskilling often remain unclear. By the end of this session, you will have a clear understanding of what manager upskilling includes and how to create a framework for it in your organization, including some practical tools and tips. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to upskill your managers and boost your organization’s performance!


  • Understand what manager upskilling is and why it is vital for your organization’s success.
  • Learn how to distinguish between different elements of manager development, such as talent, strengths, training, skills and competencies, and how they relate to a development framework.
  • Explore how to balance the transactional and transformational aspects of manager development, such as technical skills, project management, communication, delegation, emotional intelligence, agility and resilience.
  • Discover how to design a development path for upskilling managers that aligns with your organization’s goals, culture and business conditions.
Dean Jones