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Moving from Team Member to Manager (Self Paced-CE)

1.75 credits

$6 Enroll

Full course description

PLEASE NOTE: You must pay a $6 fee to enroll in this CE version of the course. 

If you are NOT seeking CE or a certificate of completion, please enroll in the free version:

So, you’re a new manager – congratulations! You might be experiencing challenges transitioning from a team member to the manager.  This course will use the foundation of adaptive leadership theory and change management to help you examine your own leadership style, create a leadership philosophy, develop a concrete plan to improve team dynamics, and describe an effective approach to having those dreaded difficult conversations.  You’ll leave with real-world tools that you can apply to your management approach and your team to ensure a smooth transition from team member to manager.


Public health professionals, including nurses, health educators, and others, in health department settings who are newer to management

Learning Objectives

  • Describe adaptive leadership theory as it relates to managing team dynamics effectively
  • Examine your own leadership style for strengths and areas of opportunity in order to positively influence team dynamics
  • Create your leadership philosophy and operating management style as a tool to effectively lead existing team members and onboard new ones
  • Develop a plan to improve team dynamics and culture
  • Describe an effective approach to having difficult conversations with direct reports, such as performance evaluations


Chelsea Moxlow Lantto, MPH, MCHES, PMP

Continuing Education Credit

CE and certificate available for $6.

  • 1.75 MCHES Category I CECH (Areas of Responsibility 7.3.2, 7.3.5, 7.3.7, 7.3.8)
  • Certificate of Completion

*We report credits to NCHEC on a quarterly basis: January, April, July, and October.

The Region V Public Health Training Center is a designated provider (ID# 99038) of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc.


The Region V Public Health Training Center is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31684 Public Health Training Centers ($929,475). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by Region V PHTC, HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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