CourseThe Essentials of Management
A Five-Day Development Programme for Managers
(with half-day review, feedback and evaluation)
Venue: Commerce House, Stoke on Trent
Duration: Five Days (9.30am – 4.30pm) One day (9.30am - 12.30pm)
Trainer: Steve Bracey
Cost: £875+vat (members discount), £995+vat (non-member)
This programme is designed to provide delegates with the fundamental skills essential for success in the modern corporate world. A highly intense programme, it provides a practical action-oriented foundation in the skills needed for effective management.
Each module is designed to be highly participatory and builds in an integrated manner on what has gone before, so that, by the end of the course, the delegates will have the tools to achieve productive results while handling the pressures of day-to-day management .
In this respect, the course will be useful not only to those who are fairly new to the management function but also to those who need to brush up on existing skills.
Being a Leader and Building a Team
The skills required to be an effective team leader.
The difference between the Leader and the Manager and the need for each of them.
Adjusting the leadership style to suit the individual and situation.
Building trust and respect within the team.
Building a balanced and cohesive team to achieve objectives.
Identifying team roles and the uses and implications for managers.
Recruiting the right people for the role, team and company.
Time Management & Problem Solving
Evaluating the present
Ensuring the work-life balance
Avoiding the stress traps
Preparing for crisis
Methods for managing time
Urgency versus importance when prioritising
How to evaluate options and decision making techniques
Evaluating outcomes of problems solving techniques
Monitoring Performance & Managing Change
The manger’s responsibility in managing individual and team performance and meeting objectives
The relevance of SMART objectives and how to set them
The importance of effective feedback
Preparing for the performance evaluation
Techniques for performance monitoring and evaluation
The principles of change management
Methods of planning for change
Use of Gantt charts in planning the change process
Use of Hanlon’s Paradox to ensure the individual self-esteem
The importance of communication and involvement
Collecting and Managing Information
How to get the information that matters
Using communication techniques in collecting data including observation, questioning, surveys and research
The use of surveys and questionnaires
The importance of accurate information in the decision making process
Controlling team briefings and managing meeting
Distributing information to relevant parties in the most effective way
Delegating, Motivating and Developing People
Concepts of delegation and empowerment
Supports mechanisms essential for delegation
Techniques for monitoring outcomes of delegation
What motivates and de-motivates individuals and how to use this information to ensure a management win : win situation
Using feedback techniques to aid motivation
The range of learning styles and how to select the optimum style for individuals
You as trainer, mentor and/or coach
Methods to evaluate the effectiveness of training
Review and Closure
A half-day review for delegates to feedback and review forward plans.
Course Date: 5 November 2012 Cost For Members: £875.00 + VAT Cost For Non-Members: £995.00 + VAT
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