Managing Your Manager
Build mutually beneficial relationships with your senior managers
Who is it for?
For those people who wish to have more influence on those senior to them.
What is it about?
Building mutually beneficial relationships with those senior to us is a business skill required in every workplace. Harmonious working relationships will free you from discord to spend time working effectively and creatively. This can be achieved through understanding others' management and communication styles, and complementing them with your own.
What will I get out of it?
Strategies to build mutual respect through assertive communication
Alignment of your needs, your manager’s needs and your organisation’s needs
A plan for working productively with different styles of management
An understanding of different styles in business today and how to complement these styles through your own working practices
Golden rules for managing your manager
Being able to assert yourself as necessary, agree mutual expectations and work with your manager to prioritise your workload
What will I learn?
This 75 minute session addresses common issues when managing upwards, and will help you to develop a more positive and productive working relationship with your manager.