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Succeeding as a New Manager

As a Manager you have responsibility for the work of others in addition to that of your own. You may also be accustomed to completing tasks personally, whereas you also need to rely on others to work with you and complete the tasks for you. Moving from being alongside your colleagues to managing them requires adjustment. The skills you have developed to date may vary greatly from the skills you need now to manage and motivate others. Good communication and delegation skills are critical to the success of your new position along with management frameworks and performance indicators.

Turning 'Theory' into 'Practice'?

marcus evans professional training have created a series of key management courses specialising in best practice management and based on real life experience relevant to today’s marketplace and the challenges you face. Attending this course will give you the practical management skills and encouragement that you need to return to work as a confident manager ready to take on additional responsibility and win commitment from your bosses, peers and staff.

Who should attend?

If you have recently been, or are soon to be, appointed to management and are looking for a comprehensive introduction to management techniques and the ability to manage your own and staff responsibilities, you should attend this course.

Key areas to be covered in the programme and documentation

Moving into Management
• Gaining the confidence to handle your position
• Earning respect as a manager from former peers
• Developing your own style of management
• Identifying the key elements and competencies of a successful manager
• Achieving results through proven management techniques and experience
• Building on core management and communication skills for effective management
• Becoming an effective and successful leader

Planning and Managing Multiple Priorities
• Planning and organising your priorities and workload
• Applying practical time management techniques

Managing Performance
• Identifying the strengths and weaknesses of your team and individuals and providing appropriate  support
• Understanding the importance of coaching
• Motivating yourself and your team
• Addressing the signs and symptoms of de-motivation
• Conducting performance evaluations and appraisals to retain and develop your staff

Decision Making
• Handling responsibility and decision making with confidence
• Understanding the implications of your decision

Empowerment and Delegation
• Empowering your staff to work more effectively
• Authoritatively delegating for better results

Resolving Problems
• Managing and applying discipline
• Managing and resolving conflict
• Dealing with difficult people

Effective Communication
• Communicating effectively with your staff – improving communication styles and breaking down barriers
• Understanding human behaviour

Making It Happen
• Agreeing on the goals and objectives of your position and the teams' position
• Self development plans; formulating and implementing

Benefits to you

• Understanding the implications and responsibilities of being a manager
• Gaining confidence in your position using proven management techniques
• Developing your own style of management and gaining respect from former peers
• Building on core communication skills for effective management and successful leadership
• Maintaining quality and achieving results from your team
• Learning how to get the most from your staff/team
• Meeting and learning from peers from different industries in the same position as you

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Duration of Course

2 Day Course

Course details

This course is currently only available as an in-house option. For more information, and a quote, contact our team on +44 (0)20 3002 3321, or by email at

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