Manager Training Program Checklist

Contact: Barbara Riggall, Director, Organizational Training and Development
Office: Jacobsen Hall, Room 713
Phone: 315 464-4964
Email: riggallb@upstate.edu

The purpose of this five-section program is to provide managers with information on practices, processes and tools for managing employees of SUNY Upstate Medical University. Sessions are also open to current managers.

Who Should Review the Checklist?

  • New managers hired at SUNY Upstate within the last four (4) years.
  • SUNY Upstate employees promoted to manager within the last four (4) years.

Program Guidelines

  • All new managers will attend the educational topics indicated as Core*.
  • New managers will review the checklist and do a self-assessment to determine specific areas of focus.
  • New managers will discuss the self-assessment with his/her manager and determine priorities for sessions.
  • Recommendation for completing training — 6 months after official start date.

Benefits of Attending

  • Gain an understanding of your roles and responsibilities as a manager at SUNY Upstate Medical University.
  • Identify effective techniques for recognizing employee's.
  • Learn the steps involved in the department budget process.
  • Learn approaches for hiring staff within the NYS Civil Service system and unionized environment.
  • Gain an understanding of your responsibilities with the performance evaluation process, as well as the process for counseling and disciplining.
  • Gain an understanding of University Hospital's Quality Management and outcome measurement process.