This four-week online course addresses the basic components of evidence-based decision making in libraries, one of LLAMA's foundational leadershup competencies.
This four-week online course will give you the knowledge, skills and strategies you need to productively work through conflict among your team members.
This four-week online course will give you the knowledge, skills and strategies you need to productively work through change in your workplace.
For an academic librarian, the path into middle management can seem daunting and less than straightforward, especially if you are competing with applicants who already have supervisory experience. But there is no need to feel discouraged if you are prepared. The Library Leadership and Management Association’s (LLAMA) will present “A Head Start for Getting Ahead: Advancing into Academic Library Middle Management,” on July 25, at 1:30 pm- 3:00 pm, Central Time.
This webinar will highlight the system and methodology used by Northwestern University Library to understand its organizational culture and the specific impacts of a recent restructuring, and will show how it can be done on a smaller scale. It will also cover what was learned and how that has been applied to improve communication, build better teams, and develop a more supportive culture. This webinar addresses change management, one of LLAMA's Foundational Leadership Competencies.
This webinar emphasizes the importance of data gathering and analysis to assess your library building needs within the context of your community-based strategic plan. Learn how data can help you build trust within your organization, gain public buy-in, funding approval and ultimately the ideal design for your library building. This webinar addresses three of LLAMA's Foundational Leadership Competencies: evidence-based decision making, critical thinking, and project management.
Do you or someone you know, work with, or manage, have a persistent fear of being exposed as a fraud at work? It may be a case of imposter syndrome. This form of Intellectual self-doubt is a common psychological pattern in which people doubt their accomplishments and have an ongoing, often internalized fear of being found out. It can sometimes lead to difficulty excelling in in an area of interest, even with strong professional and personal support. The good news is there are simple things you can learn to do to tackle impostor syndrome.
This webinar will explore the meanings of community engagement, and will discuss what it takes to build productive relationships that are as valuable as the effort we put into them. We’ll discuss how to seek out strategic relationships that align with organizational priorities and provide a model to determine whether you are in the right relationships. This webinar addresses four of LLAMA's Foundational Leadership Competencies: Communication Skills, Collaboration and Partnerships, Leadership, and Management and Organization
This webinar provides multiple strategies for incorporating emotional intelligence into a library culture and describes the impacts, both positive and unintended, that this can have on the organization. This webinar addresses two of LLAMA's Foundational Leadership Competencies: emotional intelligence and team building.
In this webinar, presenters from a public library system and an academic library will demonstrate how libraries can adopt learning methods used in games to increase engagement and improve training results. Attendees will learn how to use specific tools including physical and virtual badges, scavenger hunts, and free online tools to integrate gaming into their learning management systems. This webinar addresses team building (personnel), one of LLAMA’s Foundational Leadership Competencies. It is presented by the Management Practices Committee of LLAMA’s Technology Community of Practice.