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Library Management Skills Institute I: The Manager

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 @ 9:00 amThursday, September 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

$1200.00 – $1300.00

The Library Management Skills Institute I: The Manager, offered by the ARL Academy in partnership with DeEtta Jones and Associates, and co-hosted by Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries will take place September 24–26, 2019 at Virginia Commonwealth University. 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.


Myra Henry and Maisha Carey

*Note: Facilitators’ schedules are subject to change.


Fee: $1,200 for participants from ARL member libraries; $1,300 for all others. This fee covers all materials for the institute and breakfast each day. Participants are responsible for covering hotel accommodations, travel, lunch, and evening meals.

Registration: This event is full. Please add your name to the wait list and we will contact you if space opens up.

Hotels for Participants

Richmond Marriot (1 mile from campus)
500 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Hilton Richmond (1 mile from campus)
501 East Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23219

The Graduate Richmond (Closest to campus)
301 Weset Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23220

The Quirk Hotel (Close to campus)
201 West Broad Street
Richmond, VA 23220

Omni Richmond (Farther away from campus)
100 South 12th Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Cancellation Policy

Written requests for cancellation will be honored through September 9, 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.


Tuesday, September 24, 2019 @ 9:00 am
Thursday, September 26, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
$1200.00 – $1300.00


ARL Academy and Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries


Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries
James Branch Cabell Library (Lecture Room) 901 Park Avenue
Richmond, VA 23284 United States
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