INTRODUCTION TO MANAGEMENT TRAININGLearn how to drive performance through your team and manage others effectively. This basic introduction to management is for those first-time managers and those managers who are yet to receive line management training. This introduction to management training was created using a variety of classroom and on-line facilitation to build a blended learning solution. Students receive the core management principles through bite-sized video tutorials whilst participating in interventions, feedback and role plays led by our management coach. The learning is reinforced by this strategy, creates added-value and delivers a first-class return on investment. The basic management skills that new and current managers will transfer back to their workplace are:
- Explain The Role of Management
- How To Overcome Challenges As A Manager
- How To Manage Difficult Conversations
- Delegating Effectively
- Conduct A Feedback Conversation
- Choose An Appropriate Management Style
PRE-CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT SKILLSYour team of managers will benefit from pre-learning content and self-assessment exercises. These are provided below and should be completed before the inhouse management day.
Please watch the short video below and come prepared to discuss the differences between management and leadership.
Management Style Questionnaire
Please complete the self-assessment questionnaire below and come prepared to share your answers.
MANAGEMENT SKILLS IN-HOUSE
During your facilitated introduction to management training course, managers will complete their management training with a clear understanding of the roles and responsibilities of a manager, and the skills and confidence to manage effectively. A typical management training day will cover the following aims and outcomes:
• To ensure line managers’ acquire the necessary skills to manage their team members and improve their output.
Following this introduction to management skills course, managers’ will be able to:
• Understand and describe the role of a manager.
• Be able to overcome common management challenges.
• Be able to manage difficult conversations with members of their team.
• Understand how to delegate to employees, using structured methods, to improve team productivity.
• Be able to deliver feedback constructively.
Classroom exercises in the core management disciplines incorporating fun elements to practice core management skills and develop key learning points within the safety of a classroom environment.
The Role of a Manager
Summarise online learning
Overcoming Challenges As A Manager
Game: Management Crossroads
This exercise will explore the challenges managers face whilst developing participants approach to them to successfully overcome them.
Managing Difficult Conversations
Exercise: We Need To Talk
A group exercise to build the confidence of managers in managing difficult conversations with employees.
Exercise: Sink or swim: A training exercise in best practice when delegating to employees, including effective delegation plus the pitfalls to avoid.
Exercise: How To Deliver Feedback Constructively: A group exercise to demonstrate the differences between constructive feedback, praise and criticism alongside best-practice techniques in delivering feedback effectively.
Exercise: Choosing The Appropriate Management Style: Managers identify a management style appropriate to the employee, their role and what the team requires from them.
Post-learning Management Materials
You’ll practice your newly-developed management skills back in the workplace. Here you will need to recall your learning in busy day-to-day situations. Thankfully, we’ve an app for that. Your core management skills are accessible from your mobile in handy 60-seconds reminders. Delivered in an animated style, with professional voice-overs, you’re only ever a phone or tablet away from a helpful ‘bite-sized’ recall of your management skills training.