Peer to Manager: Navigating Your Transition into Leadership



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Learn to maneuver the complexities that come with being promoted to leadership.

A promotion to a new position, especially when the promotion is internal, is often cause for celebration and proof that your hard work is paying off. However, promotions also come with a unique set of challenges, from building credibility in your new role to managing friendships.

Join us for this one-hour webcast, where you will learn strategies for navigating personal and professional challenges that come with internal promotions. Our expert, Christopher Romano will discuss several practical considerations within three key themes. You will hear how to:

  • Increase trust, earn respect, and establish credibility with your team members
  • Access new insights and information essential to success in your new role
  • Set healthy boundaries, both professionally and personally

You will leave this online training feeling more confident to prepare for or begin a new leadership role.


Who Should Attend

Newly promoted leaders or those who are anticipating a future promotion will benefit from this training.



During this webcast our expert instructor will explore the following themes:

1. Increasing Trust, Earning Respect, and Establishing Credibility
In this first section of the training, you will learn:

    • Strategies for establishing new expectations for yourself and with your team
    • How to handle others' perceptions of you
    • How to seize your new opportunity with confidence
    • What to do if someone seems to not accept your new status


2. Accessing New Insights and Information
In this second section, you will learn:

    • Strategies for being approachable and open while also handling your new access to conversations that happen at the leadership level
    • How to manage being “in the know” with decisions made by other leaders or sensitive personnel information


3. Setting Personal and Professional Boundaries
In this final section, we will discuss:

    • How to manage your friendships and peer groups that existed before the promotion
    • How you can socialize outside of work
    • How to handle the new disparities in your role
    • The importance of being cognizant of how your social interactions can be perceived



portrait of Christopher Romano

Christopher Romano

Vice President of Enrollment Management and Student Affairs, Ramapo College of New Jersey

Christopher leads the Division of Enrollment Management, including the offices of admissions, advising and first-year experience, career services, financial aid, marketing and web administration, athletics, residence life, the Educational Opportunity Fund, public safety, and the division of student affairs.

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Questions About the Event? Email this event's Program Manager, Elizabeth Ross Hubbell.

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Get the live webcast and the recording for one price.

Get access to live webcast including Q&A.

Receive permanent and unlimited access to recording.

Download speaker slides and supplemental materials.

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What’s included in your purchase?

  1. Live webcast session - a live presentation where you have the chance to ask questions and get personalized answers from our expert speakers. You must purchase the product prior to the live date in order to attend the live session.
  2. Webcast recording - a recording of our live session that you can access anywhere, anytime.

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