Eagle County TD | Development Opportunities


“The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” – Socrates

Change is constant, yet it is one of the most resisted phenomena we know. As a leader, you have great influence over the changes you implement on your team and how they are received. By understanding the normal reactions to change, and utilizing effective communication tools, you can help your team embrace change while maintaining operational effectiveness.

Join us for the CHAMPION CHANGE class in October to help you develop these skills and be a leader through changes you may be experiencing or anticipating on your team. 

Leadership Essentials

MODULE 1: A LEADER’S VIEW AT VAIL RESORTS       

OCTOBER 8 | 10:00AM-12:00PM | TD TRAINING ROOM, VAIL

This is the first module in the Leadership Essentials Program. After a brief introduction to the leader role, you will receive basic information on what to expect within your new position. This includes role responsibilities, operations, talent development, on boarding, finance, and other tasks. You will receive a brief summary of the learning objective and competencies communicated throughout Leadership Essentials, and then review the opportunities and expectations involved within the Leadership Essentials Program.

 

MODULE 2: DISC: UNDERSTAND YOUR LEADERSHIP STYLE         

OCTOBER 17 | 9:00AM-12:30PM | TD TRAINING ROOM, VAIL

This module emphasizes maximizing intrinsic leadership capabilities by leveraging the DISC model. By focusing on personal strengths and studying how you naturally manage conflict, you will find opportunities to improve your communication style and leadership style. Personal responsibility, language of leadership, personal values, and self-purpose are focuses of this module.

 

MODULE 3: COMMUNICATE AS A LEADER

OCTOBER 12 | 1:00-2:30PM | TD TRAINING ROOM, VAIL

As you enter the third module of the Leadership Essentials Program, you are armed with a synopsis of how leadership influences your team. Your base knowledge of expectations and individual opportunity areas will serve as a foundation for module three, which focuses on the standards of communication within Vail Resorts. This module covers concepts of organizational communication such as audience, messaging, mediums, and outcomes. A special emphasis is put on providing the “why,” or reasoning behind a message, when communicating.

 

MODULE 4: MANAGE EXPECTATIONS ON YOUR TEAM

OCTOBER 12 | 2:45-4:15PM | TD TRAINING ROOM, VAIL

As you enter the fourth module of the Leadership Essentials Program, you are acquainted with your roles, your capabilities, and your teams in general. The purpose of this module is to understand and then apply fundamental skills for achieving team results. You will be able to distinguish goals from expectations, set clear expectations, and hold staff accountable.

 

MODULE 5: UNDERSTAND YOUR TEAM DYNAMICS

OCTOBER 18 | 1:00-2:30PM | TD TRAINING ROOM, VAIL

This module allows you to better understand and leverage the power of your team in order to achieve results. It focuses on how teams develop and work together toward achieving expectations. Leaders who complete this module will be prepared to create an environment for team performance.

 

MODULE 6: ADAPT YOUR COMMUNICATION STYLE

OCTOBER 18 | 2:45-4:15PM | TD TRAINING ROOM, VAIL

This module allows you think about your personal communication style and how to adapt it based on the individual or situation.

 

Leadership Ascent

CHAMPION CHANGE

OCTOBER 10 | 9:00AM-1:00PM | TD TRAINING ROOM, VAIL

Change is constant, yet it is one of the most resisted phenomena we know. As a leader, you have great influence over the changes you implement on your team and how they are received. By understanding the normal reactions to change, and utilizing effective communication tools, you can help your team embrace change while maintaining operational effectiveness.

 

COACH TO DEVELOP

OCTOBER 23 | 1:00-5:00PM (*note afternoon timing) | TD TRAINING ROOM, VAIL

The skill of coaching is critical in helping your teams create positive change in their behavior, and accelerate high performance. Over 70% of employees who received coaching saw an increase in work performance, relationships, and communication skills. As you grow your own coaching skills and observe the positive impact it can have on your team, you’ll begin to see why coaching is our #1 priority as leaders.

 

Insights Discovery | General Session

NOVEMBER 12  | 9:00AM-1:00PM | TD TRAINING ROOM, VAIL

*This class requires manager approval*

All participants must be registered by FRIDAY OCTOBER 26.  Please note that there is a $190 per person charge for this session, to be paid by your department. Email Karen Palmer (klpalmer@vailresorts.com) for further registration details.

Basecamp

OCTOBER 25 | 9:00AM-4:00pm  |  TD TRaining room, vail    

 

Basecamp provides an instructor-led opportunity to gain a deeper level of understanding of what it means to be a leader at Vail Resorts through exemplifying each VR leadership competency. This is an all-day class where participants will examine our six VR leadership competencies; Re-Imagine, Out Front, Drive, Develop, Connect, and Passion. Grade 26 and above are rated on these leadership competencies as part of our Performance Management process. Gain a deeper understanding of what holds 50% of your merit. All team leaders as well as aspiring grades are encouraged to attend. For those of you seeking to be nominated for the Higher Ground Series (Camp I or Camp II), Basecamp is a pre-requisite for those programs, so attend now and get ahead of the curve!

 

 

LIFT Access

Go to: https://vailresorts.sabacloud.com 

  • Be sure to update your bookmarks with this new URL. You can also access the LIFT through InsideEpic!

User Name: Employee ID

FIRST TIME LOGIN Password: P$wdMMDDYY

  • Enter the date of your birthday. For example: P$wd012691
  • You will be prompted to create a new password (Minimum of: 8 characters, 1 uppercase letter, 1 lowercase letter, 1 number, 1 special character) 

How TO REGISTER FOR A CLASS

  1. Either click Browse to view the Learning Catalog or click on the Search function (magnifying glass icon) to type in a specific class that you’d like to register for. Both of these options are located in the upper right hand corner of the homepage.
  2. Click on View Classes to see specific time and date offerings of that class.
  3. Select Enroll for the desired date/time.

FORGOT YOUR PASSWORD?

Call IT Support at x4357 (HELP) and they will help you reset it.

WITHDRAWING FROM A CLASS

If you are unable to attend a class that you are registered for, please remember to withdraw yourself directly on the LIFT:

  1. Click on the Waffle Icon in the upper-left corner and select Me
  2. Find the class or course you want to withdraw from, and under the Actions column click the drop-down button and select Drop

Where to go

TD Training Room – Cascade Crossing, Vail

1031-A South Frontage Rd West Vail, CO

Parking is limited so please carpool or utilize public transportation if possible.

Additional FAQ’s

Attached you will find a LIFT FAQ document that has answers to your frequently asked questions.

Please Note:  For questions or assistance, please contact Sara Brownlee, Katie Hardy or Karen Palmer.

 

SARA BROWNLEE

Sr. Manager Talent Development

E | sbrownlee@vailresorts.com

P | 970 754 3045

KAREN PALMER

Sr. Specialist Talent Development

E | klpalmer@vailresorts.com

P | 970 754 5265

KATIE HARDY

Sr. Specialist Talent Development

E | khardy@vailresorts.com

P | 970 754 3065