What is it?

From Mark Horstman, Co-founder:

You will learn what you need to do and how to do it (in detail) to help you achieve results and retain your team. This is the only management training where people stay afterwards for one to two hours for the Q&A session. It's that good. If you don't agree, we'll give you your money back.

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Investment: $1100*

Attend the Effective Manager Conference and get the Effective Communicator Conference for only $700.*

Special Pricing: We are pleased to offer a special rate for those who are using their personal funds to attend. If your company or organization is not paying or reimbursing your registration fee, your rate will be discounted. To register at this special rate, please send us an email at [email protected] and we'll be happy to assist.

* For conferences located outside of the United States, pricing may vary.

What To Tell Your Boss

We have created three datasheets to assist you with getting budget approval for the conference registration fee.

Please feel free to download, print or forward this information.

We look forward to meeting you at a future conference soon.

Find a Conference Near You

Conference Calendar

Location Date
Vancouver, BC
EMC & ECC

EMC
February 9, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

ECC
February 10, 2021
8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport
8181 Cambie Road
Richmond, BC V6X 3X9
604-276-8181
Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport Website

EMC Price
USD $1,100.00
ECC Price
USD $1,100.00
Attend both EMC & ECC
USD $1,800.00
February 9 - 10 Register
Chicago
EMC & ECC

EMC
March 4, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

ECC
March 5, 2021
8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Crowne Plaza Chicago Northbrook
2875 North Milwaukee Avenue
Northbrook, IL 60062
847-298-2525
Crowne Plaza Chicago Northbrook Website

EMC Price
USD $1,100.00
ECC Price
USD $1,100.00
Attend both EMC & ECC
USD $1,800.00
March 4 - 5 Register
Silicon Valley
EHMC & EMC & ECC

EHMC
March 23, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

EMC
March 24, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

ECC
March 25, 2021
8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Residence Inn San Jose Cupertino
19429 Stevens Creek Blvd
Cupertino, CA 95014
(408) 777-0188
Residence Inn San Jose Cupertino Website

EHMC Price
USD $1,100.00
EMC Price
USD $1,100.00
ECC Price
USD $1,100.00
Attend both EHMC & EMC
USD $2,200.00
Attend EHMC & EMC & ECC
USD $2,900.00
Attend both EHMC & ECC
USD $2,200.00
Attend both EMC & ECC
USD $1,800.00
March 23 - 25 Register
Minneapolis
EMC & ECC

EMC
April 20, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

ECC
April 21, 2021
8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown
1500 Washington Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55454
612.333.4646
Courtyard Minneapolis Downtown Website

EMC Price
USD $1,100.00
ECC Price
USD $1,100.00
Attend both EMC & ECC
USD $1,800.00
April 20 - 21 Register
Portland
EMC & ECC

EMC
May 18, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

ECC
May 19, 2021
8:00 am - 3:30 pm

The Mark Spencer Hotel
409 Southwest Eleventh Avenue
Portland, OR 97205
503-224-3293
The Mark Spencer Hotel Website

EMC Price
USD $1,100.00
ECC Price
USD $1,100.00
Attend both EMC & ECC
USD $1,800.00
May 18 - 19 Register
Melbourne, AU
EMC & ECC

EMC
May 25, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

ECC
May 26, 2021
8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Melbourne Marriott Hotel
Corner of Exhibition & Lonsdale Street
Melbourne, VIC 3000
+61 3 9662 3900
Melbourne Marriott Hotel Website

EMC Price
AUD $2,050.00
ECC Price
AUD $2,050.00
Attend both EMC & ECC
AUD $3,100.00
May 25 - 26 Register
Prague, CZ
EMC & ECC

EMC
September 21, 2021
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

ECC
September 22, 2021
8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Hotel Kings Court Prague
U Obecniho domu 3
Praha 1, 110 00
+420 224 222 888
Hotel Kings Court Prague Website

EMC Price
EUR 1 250,00 €
ECC Price
EUR 1 250,00 €
Attend both EMC & ECC
EUR 1 950,00 €
September 21 - 22 Register

Agenda

8:00 Welcome & Purpose - We welcome the group and state our purpose: learning and practicing Effective Manager Behaviors.
8:05 Agenda & Ground Rules - We will cover this agenda, and then interactively agree on Ground Rules for the day such as staying on agenda, no mobile phones or laptops, etc.
8:15 Introductions - All attendees will prepare and present a brief (30-second) introduction of themselves.
8:45 One On Ones - How to build a trusting relationship with your directs with details on what, who, when, how long, about what, and where for a Manager Tools One-On-One.
9:45 Break
9:55 One On Ones (Continued)
10:30 Feedback Model - How to talk about performance with your directs in order to encourage effective future behaviors. The 4-step model explained in detail.
11:30 Break
11:40 Feedback Practice - Practice delivering Feedback, multiple times, in increasingly more complex situations, in order to get comfortable with the model.
12:30 Lunch & Rolling Out The Trinity - How to start doing One on Ones, Feedback, Coaching and Delegation. How to choose times, notify your team, brief your team, on every part, and what to be aware of as you start.
1:30 The Coaching Model - How to improve skills performance in 4 steps: Set A Goal, Brainstorm Resources, Create A Short-Term Plan, Implement. Each step described and then illustrated in detail.
2:30 Break
2:40 Coaching Practice - Practice the Manager Tools Coaching Model multiple times.
3:20 Break
3:30 Delegation Model & Practice - Why and How and What To Delegate, and the words to say when you do so, explained, and then practiced.
4:30 More Feedback Practice - Practice delivering Feedback, multiple times, including negative feedback, in order to get comfortable with the model.
5:00 Close