Haas School of Business lecturer Frank C. Schultz to teach managers how to increase employee motivation and productivity

Berkeley, Calif. (June 18, 2014)—UC Berkeley Extension is expanding its Corporate and Professional Programs with a new one-day intensive workshop for all managers. Coaching and Mentoring for Leaders: The Secret to Increasing Motivation and Productivity teaches experienced and novice managers new ways to motivate their employees and get the most out of their teams. Instructor Frank C. Schultz—a lecturer in UC Berkeley Haas School of Business's Management of Organizations Program and in the Economic Analysis & Policy Group—leads the inaugural session July 29, 2014, in Berkeley.

"If you're a manager and your development plan includes identifying ways to increase your team's productivity and motivation, this course is ideally suited for you," says Robert David, director of UC Berkeley Extension Corporate and Professional Programs. "This new intensive workshop shares proven methods that outstanding leaders use to advance their careers."

Through a combination of interactive discussions, experiential exercises and self-assessments, participants will learn the core elements of coaching and mentoring, leaving the course with specific action items to enhance those critical leadership skills. This course is suitable for experienced managers looking to take their leadership skills to the next level, first-time managers beginning to define their leadership styles and aspiring managers positioning themselves for their first managerial roles.

Coaching and Mentoring for Leaders: The Secret to Increasing Motivation and Productivity takes place July 29, 2014, at UC Berkeley Extension's Golden Bear Center, 1995 University Ave. in Berkeley. The course fee is $799 per student.

The continuing education branch of the University of California, Berkeley, UC Berkeley Extension is an established leader in career-advancing education and training for professionals. Its Corporate and Professional Programs offer in-depth intensive workshops on topics critical to driving organizational success and creating productive, engaged employees. Details about all Corporate and Professional Programs offerings, including on-site training for companies, are available at extension.berkeley.edu/corporate.

For all questions related to this intensive workshop, contact Corporate and Professional Programs Director Robert David at (510) 664-4005 or robertdavid@berkeley.edu.