Who should attend

Long-term supervisors and entry level managers

This forum is to provide a platform for employees within your company to grow their management skills organically in an intimate community through facilitated and peer led discussion.

3 years 6 seasons | 52 Sessions | 120+ companies | 300+ individual participants | 15+ speakers | e.g.: Blount, Crown, IEWC, KEMET, Lotus, MSA, NAI, Oracle, Solutia, Starkey, Starrett…

Date: Spring 3/28 4/1 4/25 5/16 5/23 6/6

Fall 9/12 9/19 10/10 10/17 10/31 11/7

Time: 18:30-20:00

Venue: 19F, The Summit, 118-119 Suzhou West Avenue, Suzhou, Jiangsu, China


Step 1: Select up to 4 employees to attend the forum [note – they should be committed to attend 5/6 times minimum]

Step 2: Each candidate takes a survey [Deadline: March 21] (basic information for group division)

Participant Survey Link: https://www.lediaocha.com/pc/s/y0sdxa

Step 3: Pay RMB 1,200/ 4 employees/ 2 seasons | 2 seasons/ 1 year (Spring & Fall)

RMB 1,200 for 4 employees within the company for one year. There will be 2 seasons of the forum in one year, 2 employees for one season. Only by sending 4 employees can get one online training accountFOR FREE. For more questions about the online training, please contact tina.zhang@amcham-shanghai.org or 0512-6999 5295.


3/28 Fit into the New Promoted Managerial Role

Once you become a manager, you might have concerns about how you can smoothly pass this transition period. In this session, we will discuss the tips of avoiding the new-manager-mistakes, and learn ways of showing you are confident for the new role.

4/18 Communication between Superior and Subordinate

In the workplace, we are facing different stakeholders. We serve a bilateral role of both Subordinate and Superior. How we can communicate with different stakeholders in different role as well as show assertiveness, consideration and confidence. Join us in this session to share the best practices from your peers.

4/25 Conflict Management in the Team/Cross-Department

Workplace conflicts happen everywhere, ignoring them can be costly. We will discuss the strategy and tips on how to resolve the conflicts and what might bring to benefit the team from it

5/16 Discuss Performance with the Superior

Have you ever had a good quality conversation with your superior? Performance review should be a good chance for you to express your thoughts and expectations. Let's discuss what can we say with your superior at your next performance review.

5/23 Build an Productive Team

A good team will be result oriented, productive, effective. How to bring the best from your team members. Please join us to share the experience and tips of good and bad team management.

6/6 Survival Skills for Leaders in a VUCA World

Stay tune with the changing of the world and sustain the competitiveness to continue contributing to both life and career. Join us to see what to sharpen yourself in a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous (VUCA) world.