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Management Skills For Professionals

Management Skills For Professionals

managerial-skills-for-professionalsIf you are a professional who is consistently performing well in their professional field, it is highly likely that you will find yourself being promoted and having responsibility for others. Managing is one of those areas that looks easy from the outside looking in.  In practice it is a whole lot more challenging than it looks.

The truth is that being an effective manager is challenging.  At the same time every professional with the right help and support can make the transition from technical expert to effective manager.

If you are a new manager or an aspiring manager, this course is for you.

What You Will Learn

By the end of this course you will:

  • Have clarity about your role as a manager.
  • Understand your best skills and best attributes.
  • Understand what the best managers do that makes them a success.
  • Appreciate the different styles of management and when each style might be appropriate.
  • Know how to make the best use of your time.
  • Know how to set clear objectives for those that you manage.
  • Know how to appraise performance and provide feedback.
  • Know how to motivate others.
  • Know how to delegate effectively.
  • Be a more confident manager.
  • Have clarity about your development needs going forward.

Course Approach

The course will be highly practical.  The amount of presenting will be kept to a minimum.

We will share key concepts in relation to the topic.  You will then have the opportunity to deepen your learning through group exercises, role plays and reflection.

Course Duration

One day.  You will also be able to take advantage of up to 3 telephone personal coaching sessions after the course to keep momentum going.

Course Leader

Duncan Brodie.  Duncan is an accountant by profession and has over 20 years experience of managing teams in large organisations. Over the last 10 years he has helped thousands of accountants and professionals to improve their management skills.

Next Steps

Want to bring this course in-house for your team or professional association event?  Click here to contact us and set up and no obligation exploratory session.