Management Institute Virtual Training Series

As a follow-up to your participation in the Management Institute, we are thrilled to invite you to attend a series of exciting new trainings from the School Nutrition Foundation These trainings were developed in partnership with the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business and are part of the School Nutrition Foundation’s LEAD to Succeed™ initiative (Learn, Educate, Advance, Develop), a training program designed specifically to address the professional development needs of school nutrition professionals like you!

Each session will be presented live via Zoom from 2 to 3 pm.  There is no cost to attend!  You will receive a reminder with the Zoom link approximately one week prior to the training.

When a team understands the “why” behind the work they are more likely to be motivated and effective. This 1-hour training will provide participants with the opportunity to write a new team mission statement. This creative exercise is designed to help the participant foster a deeper sense of investment in their work through the crafting of a clear and concise mission statement.
Presented by Janice King, MEd, RDN, SNS
Professional Standards Code: 3210 Professional Development and Leadership Principles. 

Conflict is common in the workplace and is something many of us look to avoid but having the proper tools to deal with conflict can make all the difference when it eventually arises. This 1-hour training explores five different conflict management styles and how each is used to approach difficult conversations with coworkers and/or stakeholders. This training will provide participants with effective tools to approach conflict in the workplace to achieve more positive outcomes.
Presented by Tarrah Westercamp, MS, RD, SNS
Professional Standards code: 3410 Dealing with Difficult People and Personnel Management

Establishing who someone is and the value they bring to an organization are key components of communication in the workplace. In this 1-hour training, participants will explore frameworks and tools they can employ to be more effective at communicating who they are and the value they bring to their organization. Participants will take a “deep dive” into the skills they need to assess and understand their audience, and how to develop an effective introduction for a specific audience.
Presented by Nancy Ann Padrone, MA, RDN, CDN, SNS
Professional Standards code: 3210 Professional Development and Leadership Principles

Leading with empathy and high emotional intelligence can help grow leadership skills and relationships within a team. This 1-hour training explores emotional intelligence and how it impacts and informs leadership abilities. Learn to respond to conflict by following the four domains of emotional intelligence. Participants will complete assessments and receive tools to incorporate emotional intelligence into leadership practices.
Presented by Marilyn B. Moody, MS, SNS
Professional Standards code: 3210 Professional Development and Leadership Principles & 3410 Dealing with Difficult People and Personnel Management