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Library Management Skills Institute I: The Manager (Invitation Only)

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 @ 9:00 amFriday, March 22, 2019 @ 4:30 pm

The Library Management Skills Institute I: The Manager, offered by the ARL Academy in partnership with DeEtta Jones and Associates, and co-hosted by the USMAI Library Consortium  will take place March 20–22, 2019 at the bwTech South Campus, Baltimore, Maryland. The three-day workshop is for supervisors, department heads, team and project leaders, and managers interested in developing their awareness, skills and confidence as a leader and manager. This highly interactive workshop engages learning through case studies, personal reflection, practical application tools, and group discussions.

Workshop Objectives

Participants will:

  • Practice using tools and techniques that nurture an inclusive workplace culture.
  • Have a greater awareness of individual preferences and implications for managerial behaviors.
  • Be able to use a variety of influencing strategies and use different strategies in different situations.
  • Practice using differentiated approaches to motivation that increase employee engagement levels.
  • Use structured processes for helping groups reach decisions that have strong buy-in.
  • Practice giving constructive feedback that leads to changed behavior.
  • Be empowered as organizational culture and change facilitators.


Tyler Dzuba and Emily Goff

*Note: Facilitators’ schedules are subject to change.


Registration for this event is by invitation only.

Hotels for Participants

Westin Baltimore Washington Airport (BWI)
1110 Old Elkridge Landing Rd
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090

Sheraton Baltimore Washington Airport (BWI)
1100 Old Elkridge Landing Rd
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090

Embassy Suites by Hilton (BWI Airport)
1300 Concourse Dr
Linthicum Heights, MD 21090

Cancellation Policy

Written requests for cancellation will be honored through February 27, 2019, with a $120 cancellation fee. After that date, no refund will be given. Registration and payment may be transferred to another individual at your institution. Registrations may not be transferred to another event in this series. Please send cancellation requests to angela@arl.org.


Wednesday, March 20, 2019 @ 9:00 am
Friday, March 22, 2019 @ 4:30 pm


USMAI Library Consortium, bwTech South Campus
1450 South Rolling Road
Baltimore, MD 21227 United States