CPM 2.0 Develop Your Leadership Mindset

This four-class series is the next step for CPM graduates to continue developing with a focus on leadership.

The Collaborative Performance Management Program (CPM) focused on helping you to improve the way you manage the performance of others. The focus of CPM 2.0 is to develop yourself as a leader. You will build on the knowledge and skills you gained in the CPM program and become more aware of your approach and the opportunities you have in leading others. The four classes in this program will be conducted in cohort style and will only include those who have completed the full CPM Program. This program is offered at least twice per year.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Improve your ability to interact effectively with colleagues and build cooperation within your team
  • Use a strategic leadership model to lead others in a manner that meets their developmental needs
  • Use knowledge about personality preferences to improve work relationships and team productivity
  • Understand the behaviors and actions involved in developing successful partnerships at multiple levels in the organization

Intended Audience

UB faculty and staff with supervisory responsibilities who have completed the CPM program


Completion of the CPM program



Series Class Descriptions

Leverage Your DiSC Communication Style

Leverage your own & others’ approach to communication to build cooperation on your team by learning about goals, motivations, and fears colleagues may have when interacting with you individually and in a group.

Strategic Leadership

Learn what it is to be a strategic leader and how strategic leaders create empowered teams through communicating vision and assessing workplace culture.

Myers Briggs Type Indicator: Understanding and Working Across Personality Preferences

Discover your Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI) personality preferences and learn to use this knowledge to improve your work relationships and productivity. Learn skills that will also help you maintain a balanced work life.

Develop Successful Partnerships with Those Who Lead You

Improve your ability to interact effectively at multiple levels in the organization, understand the behaviors and actions involved in developing successful partnerships and the impact those relationships can have on your experience at work.


Date Time Location
Program begins in spring each year
Various TBA North Campus

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E. Suzy Shallowhorn

Instructor & Course Developer

Organizational Development & Training

Phone: 716-645-4489

Email: lss@buffalo.edu

Lori Miller


Developing Professionals

Susan Steck

Manager, Organizational Effectiveness and Orientation Programs

Organizational Development & Training

Phone: 716-645-4431

Email: snsteck@buffalo.edu

Contact for Questions

Kerry Lynch

Program Coordinator

Organizational Development and Training

Phone: 716-645-4459

Email: training@buffalo.edu

The University at Buffalo is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with any disabilities. If you require accommodations to participate in this session, please contact Organizational Development & Training (OD&T) at (716) 645-4459 or training@buffalo.edu prior to attending the class. Please allow ample time for OD&T to work with the Office of Accessibility Resources to arrange accommodations.