Calling all new and aspiring leaders and managers! Gain fundamental and practical leadership skills as you examine key principles, case studies, and commonly encountered scenarios in this highly interactive and engaging course.  Preceded by a short management skill diagnostic, walk away with your own individual action plan, developed throughout the course, filled with specific activities and tasks designed to quickly strengthen your manager capacity.

The format of this course is delivered as two half-days, each running from 9am - 12:30pm. Light morning tea is provided.

Course outline

  • Managing the transition from peer to supervisor
  • The essentials of team management and leadership
  • Knowing your staff – understanding differences, working to strengths, supporting development and diversity
  • Setting the right tone – being a good role model 
  • Managing performance proactively 
  • Managing upwards 
  • Being a positive change agent

Learning outcomes

At the completion of this course participants will:
  • Be clear about their role and responsibilities as managers
  • Feel better equipped to manage people and resources effectively
  • Achieve heightened self-awareness of their personal strengths, management style and impact
  • Understand the fundamentals of team dynamics and how to get the best out of individual team members

Who should enrol

People who have recently moved into staff supervisory or management roles or who expect to do so in the near future.

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 Leadership skills for new managers
21 Jun 2019
09 Aug 2019
12 Sep 2019