Building Engagement: What Leaders Do to Manage Talent and Build Allegiance

MPLT|Managing People and Leading Teams

Analyze and discuss what leaders worldwide do on a daily basis that makes them successful.


Formal and informal leadership skills are essential to creating engagement in today’s competitive work environment. This class examines what it takes to "make it" as a leader, and presents a wide variety of practical moves successful people make to create loyalty and build commitment by outlining specific steps you can take to enhance interpersonal effectiveness and generate high levels of engagement among your co-workers. In this program, we discuss research findings where leaders worldwide were asked to describe what they do on a daily basis that makes them successful leaders.

  • Talent acquisition and management for engagement
  • Providing feedback and coaching for engagement
  • Engagement: What it is and why it matters
  • Creating an environment that bolsters engagement
  • What leaders do to create personal engagement
  • Learn how to create loyalty and engagement—how to encourage "organizational citizenship" in the
  • workplace
  • Understand what it means to be "interpersonally savvy" when working with others
  • Discover ways to communicate more effectively and efficiently
  • Learn very practical skills that will enhance your everyday effectiveness at work
  • Discover what it is that successful leaders know about how to do business—day-by-day
  • Grasp methods for enhancing your personal credibility in the workplace

Doug Dierking, Ph.D., Assistant Chair and Senior Lecturer, Department of Management
John Daly, Ph.D., Professor, College of Communication and McCombs School of Business

Course Details

Price: $2,950.00

Building Engagement: What Leaders Do to Manage Talent and Build Allegiance


10/15/15 - 10/16/15

8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

AT&T Executive Education & Conference Center 1900 University Avenue Austin, TX 78705

Doug Dierking
John Daly