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Library Management Skills Institute I: The Manager

Wednesday, May 16, 2018 @ 9:00 amFriday, May 18, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

2018-01-08-yale-u-sterling-library-interior-copyright-yale-photo-by-michael-marsland-140x105Sterling Memorial Library, photo by Michael Marsland, © Yale University

The Library Management Skills Institute I: The Manager, offered by the ARL Academy in partnership with DeEtta Jones and Associates, and co-hosted by Yale University Library will take place May 16–18, 2018 at Yale University at the Sterling Memorial Library in New Haven, Connecticut. 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

After participating in the institute, you will:

  • Have a reinforced understanding of facilitative leadership as a management philosophy
  • Have a greater awareness of your individual behavioral preferences as a manager
  • Be able to recognize your own and others’ abilities to influence and appropriately use power
  • Understand the decision-making options available to individuals and groups
  • Have experience using tools for giving feedback and coaching employees
  • Have a better understanding of the role of manager as organizational change facilitator


We’re sorry, this event has reached capacity as of February 7, 2018. Please email angela@arl.org to be added to a wait list.

Fee: $700 for participants from ARL member libraries; $775 for all others. This fee covers all materials for the institute and breakfast and lunch each day. Participants are responsible for covering hotel accommodations, travel, and evening meals.

Hotels for Participants

The Study at Yale
Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale
Courtyard by Marriott New Haven at Yale
New Haven Hotel


Wednesday, May 16, 2018 @ 9:00 am
Friday, May 18, 2018 @ 5:00 pm


Yale University, Sterling Memorial Library Lecture Hall
120 High Street
New Haven, CT 06520