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This course has been postponed to October 2024.

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  • Member Rate: $850
  • Non Member Rate: $1,025


Transitioning to Leader provides participants with a clear understanding of the leader-manager they aim to be and the essential skills and strategies to get them there. Approaches to effective communication and how to foster collaboration among teams (both remotely and in person) are discussed. Participants will also discuss the leader’s role in fostering employee engagement.

“Presenting ideas about communication in a different framework and using multiple examples to explain a point was the most valuable.” – Transitioning to Leader Participant, September 2021

Date & Time

Tuesday, June 25th, 2024, 9:00 AM-5:00 PM EST 

Please plan to arrive at least 15 minutes before class starts. Class will start at 9:00 AM. We will have breaks in between.

This course will be held in-person. Breakfast and lunch will be provided at this all day workshop. 


  • Transitioning to Leader-Manager
  • Setting Employees Up for Success
  • Leader as Communicator
  • Fundamental Communication Skills and Responsibilities
  • Shaping Culture
  • Manager’s Role in Employee Engagement


Matt Mirisola
Human Resources Consultant
Matt has served as a leadership coach and consultant for over 20 years, providing training to professionals at biotech and pharmaceutical companies. His expertise is in leadership development and coaching, management and employee training, and teambuilding facilitation. Most recently, Matt served as Associate Director of Training and Development at Genetics Institute, where he was responsible for developing and delivering training seminars on a variety of topics, facilitating teambuilding and problem-solving meetings, and employee coaching and development. Previously, he worked alongside human resources leaders at General Electric. He began his career as a Military Intelligence Officer for the United States Army. Matt earned his Master of Public Policy & Management degree in Organizational Behavior at Yale School of Management and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering and Behavioral Sciences from the United States Military Academy at West Point.