Organization Development & Training

UW Medicine Leadership Development Program

Tier 2 -- Leading and Managing for Optimal Performance

Course Description

Successful managers establish and maintain relationships, communicating effectively, even under pressure, and they are skilled at bringing resolution to various forms of conflict. They understand and respect the diversity of skills, styles, and cultures that employees bring to work and they know how to cultivate a work climate where respect and teamwork thrive. They understand the essentials of quality and process improvement and understand how to establish and achieve goals. In this phase, leaders will engage in various opportunities to better understand themselves and others, and will define the scope of their practicum, which is a project they will design to implement skills learned throughout this educational series.

Sample Topics:

  • Understanding and achieving UW Medicine strategic priorites
  • Patients Are First - every patient, every time
  • Understanding Personality Styles
  • Crucial Conversations - Dealing with Conflict
  • LEAN concepts and principles
  • Strategic planning
  • Building effective teams

Course Length:

Four days

Course Instructor:

Stephanie Schulz, Julie Bremer, Beth Speck and Michele Hamilton-Lane

Eligibility Requirements

The following UW Medicine employees are eligible:

  • Supervisors
  • Managers
  • Executive

Tier 2 is the second phase of the UW Medicine Leadership Development Program.

Supervisors and managers are required to complete Tier 1 of the UW Medicine Leadership Development Program before taking Tier 2.

Completing all four days of this course is required.

To register, click the "Email registration" or "Self-registration" link below for the class that fits your schedule.

Class Codes Dates Offerings Times Register

LDP - T2

July 31 - August 3, 2018

(4 days)


8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Enrollment Full

Wait list

LDP - T2

October 30 - November 2, 2018

(4 days)


8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Email Registration



If you can't launch the above self-registration link follow these

self-registration instructions.

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