Welcome to registration for the AALL 2011 Management Institute being held from April 7 - April 9, 2011. Space is limited so please register early. Registration and payment must be complete by March 7 at 5 p.m. (CST).
From transforming libraries and preparing staff for new roles and responsibilities to developing a strategic plan for the library to building partnerships, new law library managers have a lot on their plates. The AALL Management Institute, held in Chicago, IL provides new and aspiring managers from all types of law libraries the opportunity to collaborate in small groups and learn from their colleagues as they develop the skills to manage with confidence today.
Learn how to:
- Build and nurture a professional network
- Develop effective communication
- Negotiate and handle difficult situations
- Develop a strategic plan
- Take on project management
- Champion the library’s role within the institution and build partnerships
An action-learning approach will be utilized that includes: lecture, case studies, small group discussion, self-assessment tools, journaling, and skills practice.
Maureen Sullivan is owner of Maureen Sullivan Associates and Professor of Practice in the Simmons College Graduate School of Library and Information Science Ph.D. Program in Managerial Leadership. Her practice focuses on the delivery of consulting and training services to libraries and other information organizations. She has extensive experience as a consultant on organization development, strategic planning, management skills development, leadership development, introducing and managing organizational change, organization and work redesign, establishment of staff development and learning programs for today's workplace, revision of position classification and compensation systems, and the identification and development of competencies. Ms. Sullivan designs and presents workshops and leadership institutes on topics of current relevance to librarians and library staff. Recent topics include recruitment and retention, generational synergy, transforming libraries, creating a collaborative workplace, and new approaches to performance improvement. Maureen is the 2010 Association of College and Research Libraries' (ACRL) Academic/Research Librarian of the Year.
Who Should Attend:
- Department Heads
- Solo Librarians
- Anyone interested in improving his or her management abilities
*If you are registering on behalf of someone else, please enter their email address and list them as the 'Attendee.'
AALL 2011 Management Institute
Thursday, April 07, 2011 8:00 AM - Saturday, April 09, 2011 3:00 PM (Central Time)
505 North State Street
Chicago, IL 60654