The Role of the Manager
Who is it for?
Newly appointed or soon to be appointed managers, supervisors and team leaders who are looking for an introduction to their new role.
What is it about?
What is management? What do managers do? How do I manage? These are standard questions that most people in the management profession have been asked more than once. In order to lead effectively, it is important that you have a clear understanding of the role and responsibilities of a manager.
What will I get out of it?
The core skills and responsibilities of a manager
By considering the theory of action-centred leadership, you will gain a greater understanding of your strengths and areas in which you can improve
How to set and achieve your goals
The tried and tested SMART model will help you to set goals for yourself and your team, which are aligned with organisational objectives
The distinction between leadership and management
By looking at leadership theory and myths, you will be able to define the differences between being a manager and being a leader, and how to combine them to best effect
What will I learn?
This 75 minute session will outline the key skills of a manager to build your confidence in the role. It will help you to recognise other people's expectations of you as a manager, and what your expectations should be of your team.