Great Managers Workshop Series: Farragut West Knox Chamber of Commerce

Ignite’s manager training workshops are designed to maximize the skills needed in today’s workplace for top performance. Our three-hour workshops build on the five traits of high-performing managers identified in Gallup’s State of the American Manager.

Where and When:

9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
Meeting Room: Knox Co. Sheriff’s West Precinct, 11429 Parkside Dr, Knoxville, TN 37934

Questions? Email Julie Blaylock ( or Deb Schmitz (

Note: Chamber members be sure to enter your code for special pricing during checkout. Call (865) 675-7057 to obtain the code.


This series is eligible for reimbursement through the FWKCC Continuing Ed. Scholarship Benefit Program! More information here.

CEUs are available for all workshops.

Quick purchase all 5 workshops in the series for $745!

Chamber members use the “all” code to receive the member discount for the full series.

This option is available until April 27, 2018

Series 1 – Essential Skills for Managers

Communicating Effectively (May 9, 2018)

Everybody has a preferred way to communicate. It’s their natural style and is based on the pace and focus that give them comfort. This workshop will help you recognize how you AND your employees prefer to communicate so that you can both adapt to be more effective.

Registration deadline: April 27, 2018

Understanding What Motivates Employees (June 13, 2018)

We all have a “why.” It’s what drives  us, inspires us, motivates us. In this workshop, you will explore the six key factors of motivation and the 12 driving forces that will enable you to more effectively motivate each of your employees.

Registration deadline: June 1, 2018

Managing Conflict for a Positive Result (July 11, 2018)

As a manager, do you address conflict, or avoid it? Do you claim value, or create value? In this workshop, we look at why conflict arises, what clouds the issue, and how you can create the most value in every conflict situation.

Registration deadline: June 29, 2018

Creating Accountability on Your Team (August 8, 2018)

Managers often struggle to drive accountability, in themselves and in their direct reports. In this workshop, explore what accountability requires, what gets in the way, and how to manage when accountability goes by the wayside.

Registration deadline: July 27, 2018

Engaging Employees for High Performance (September 12, 2018)

If your workplace is typical, only three out of seven employees are engaged and motivated. In this workshop, discover the top three reasons employees disengage and what you can do to address each of those issues to re-engage your team.

Registration deadline: August 31, 2018


We realize many companies require an invoice to cover payment for staff training.  Please email with your requirements.

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