ELT LMCP  Workshops

Required Workshop

Leadership and Management Fundamentals
Wednesday, 26 March, 9 am–5 pm
Workshop Leaders: Neil Anderson, Brigham Young University, Provo, Utah, USA; Fernando Fleurquin, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, USA

This interactive workshop focuses on three key areas of leadership and management: qualities of effective leaders, strategic planning, and leadership for teacher change: supervision.

Optional Workshops (choose two)

Financial Planning: Budgets and Course Costing
Thursday, 27 March, 9:30 am–11 am
Workshop Leader: Fernando Fleurquin, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas, USA

Many ELT professionals who fall into management roles have not had a chance to learn about or reflect on effective practices for developing budgets and course costing. This workshop is for you!

Hiring Essentials
Thursday, 27 March, 12:30 pm–2 pm
Workshop Leader: Renee Feather, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA

This workshop focuses on the skills you will need to recruit and vet applicants for positions in your organization. Workshop participants will consider how to match the skills required for specific positions with appropriate applicants in order to find the right persons for the jobs.

How to Run Effective Meetings
Friday, 28 March, 9:30 am–11 am
Workshop Leader: Richard Robison, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California, USA

This workshop focuses on the essential components of organizing and running a good meeting from the perspective of working as a team. Participants discuss setting agendas, establishing priorities, keeping the meeting on track, and dealing with difficult people.

Facilitating Groups and Building Teams
Friday, 28 March, 11 am–12:30 pm
Workshop Leader: Renee Feather, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA

This workshop focuses on the skills you will need to facilitate groups and build teams. Workshop participants will consider the advantages and disadvantages of working in teams and groups, examine what characteristics make a good team, understand the dysfunctions of teams, and review team leadership functions.

Effective Time Management Strategies for ELT Leaders/Professionals
Friday, 28 March, 3 pm–4:30 pm
Workshop Leaders: Christine Coombe, Dubai Men’s College, Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Mashael Al-Hamly, Kuwait University, Kuwait City, Kuwait; Justin Shewell, Arizona State University, Mesa, Arizona, USA

This workshop focuses on the skills, strategies, and tools you will need to more effectively manage your time. Workshop participants will explore their current definitions and uses of time, learn about the most common time wasters, and review the most successful time management strategies identified in the literature.