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Manager Development and Resources

Bentley is committed to supporting its managers by helping them build the skills they need to succeed. From individual coaching to group learning sessions, Bentley provides managers with a variety of ways to learn and grow.

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Manager Specific Sessions

Attend manager training opportunities facilitated by guest speakers and campus partners. Training topics are intended to provide managers with insights and soft skills to help them lead and develop their teams. Current Manager Development sessions include:

  • Respect, Recognition, Retention: HR Resources and Employee Hierarchy of Needs
  • Understanding Psychological Safety
  • Supporting Career Growth Conversations with Academic Impressions
  • KGA Employee Assistance Program Overview for Managers

Looking to join the next session?  Details and registration are found on Workday Learning

New Level Work 1:1 Manager Coaching

At every level of an organization, managers, leaders, and high potential individual contributors can benefit from 1:1 coaching as part of their career development. We are excited to partner with New Level Work to provide 1:1 coaching with certified coaches that have 10+ years of management experience. The cost for this opportunity is incurred by individual departments or divisions. For more information about pricing, time commitment, and the overall experience, please contact


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A Manager's Journey Cohort Experience

This 5-month, cohort-based intensive Manager’s Journey covers the essential competencies for managers through group learning sessions, group coaching, and assessments. While this journey is best suited for a newer manager, it could also serve as a great reminder of foundational skills for a seasoned manager. The Manager’s Journey is facilitated by New Level Work, an incredible outside company specializing in manager development. Details on how to apply are shared via email, but questions or concerns can be sent to

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Managers' Toolkit

The Manager's Toolkit provides tools and resources to support you in your responsibilities, from recruiting and retaining the right employees, to rewarding excellence and mentoring professional growth. Use this toolkit as a general guideline in managing employees and reach out to your HR Business Partner for help when needed. We are here for you!  

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Gallup StrengthsFinder for Teams and Leadership

Bentley University is proud to partner with Strengths Now Inc. to offer workshops and services centered on Clifton Strengths. Strengths Now has introduced thousands of people to their strengths, including leaders from Fortune 500 companies, the most well-known colleges and universities, and thriving non-profits. If you're interested in the services offered by Strengths Now, please contact for more information about pricing and time commitments.

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