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Managing for Excellence (NRCS-NEDC-000010)


This course is an introduction to management. Participants will receive an overview of the functions of management; techniques to recognize and develop personal behavioral tendencies; establish and maintain relationships with conservation districts and other organizations; and develop skills to manage change and conflict in groups.


Upon completion of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Explain, demonstrate and apply the major principles and concepts of management in a NRCS work unit.
  • Explain and explore the impact of managing change, group development, and personal and group behavior.
  • Demonstrate and apply networking and communication skills to effectively accomplish the mission of NRCS.


Introduction to NRCS and Orientation for New Employees


3 days

Target Audience

Employees within the first three years of employment.

NEDC Contact

Jacquelyn Drake

Technical Coordinator



Go to AgLearn to request enrollment in Managing for Excellence (NRCS-NEDC-000010).