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B414: Managers and Directors Hands on Training

Course Description
This is a live, hands-on training course designed for new supervisors desiring to be more than managers, but leaders. Course topics include: management basics, making the transition into supervising, communication, staff development, owner to supervisor relationship, organizational mechanics, and responsibilities. This offering provides interactive and practical techniques to identify and improve program dynamics and conflict resolution, along with learning tangible skills to problem-solve any challenges. This course provides a safe space for asking tough questions and learning how to move forward to better leadership.

Management Schedule
(please note – subject to change)
8:00 – 8:30 - Check-in
8:30 – 9:00 - Chapter 1 - Management 101
9:00 – 9:30 - Chapter 2 - Stepping into Leadership
9:30 – 10:30 - Chapter 3 - Communication
10:30 – 10:45 - Break
10:45 – 12:15 - Chapter 4 - Staff (Hiring, Management)
12:15 – 1:00 - Lunch
1:00 – 1:45 - Chapter 5 - Role of with Club Owner and Business
1:45 – 2:00 - Chapter 6 - Management Responsibilities
2:00 – 2:15 - Chapter 7 - Tool Box
2:15 – 2:30 - Chapter 8 - Safety
2:30 - 2:45 - USAG
2:45 – 3:00 - Discussion Assessment

The locations for the upcoming live courses are:

Live Course Registration
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You must be at least 14 years of age to take this course.

Free to Region 8 Congress attendees. (Limited Capacity 40 people)
  • Pre-registration can be done online up to 48 hours prior to the live course. Pre-registration can also be done by mail or fax and must be received two weeks prior to the course.
  • Individuals registered for a B414 Managers/Directors course may transfer their registration to another HOT course at a different date/time (using the Course Transfer Form). Transfers to another live course must be done at least 2 weeks prior to the new course or late fees will apply.
  • USA Gymnastics reserves the right to cancel and/or change the date of any live hands-on training course due to lack of registration(s).
USA Gymnastics University
  • The B414 Managers/Directors Hands on Training is an elective course in the School of Business within the USA Gymnastics University.
  • Upon completion of the course, members can print out a certificate of course completion on their USA Gymnastics "My Profile" page. Note: Allow 3-4 weeks for the certificate to become available once course has been completed. To print course certificates, individuals must have an active USA Gymnastics membership (Recreational Coach, Competitive Coach, Judge, Owner/Managing Director, or Athlete).
  • Non Members registering under a Member Club will not obtain university credit or a certificate. If membership is obtained after the course, university credit and certificates will be granted.