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Fundamentals for New Managers

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  • Thu 7 Jun ’12 – Fri 8 Jun ’12, 8:30am – 4:30pm


Manukau Institute of Technology, Corner of Manukau Station Road & Davies Avenue, Manukau City


All Ages

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  • General Admission: $1,146.25

New to management? This management course helps new managers transition to their roles as seamlessly and effectively as possible.

Learn how to handle your first few team meetings, when to manage - when to lead, how to handle difficult personalities and the key things to get right early on, in Fundamentals for new Managers, an MIT Business Course.

Core content

Basic concepts and theories
- Defining management and leadership
- A review of roles and responsibilities
- What they don’t tell you about being a manager
- Managing organisational ambiguity as a manager
- Managing relationships up, down and across

How to land in this job and not crash (an Entry Strategy for new Managers)

- Your first few team meetings
- Establishing objectives, a plan and culture for your team
- Tips for one on one staff meetings

Important things for managers to get right
- Develop your own PR plan
- Managing upwards
- When to manage, when to lead
- Foundations for good relationships
- Coaching and mentoring
- Building a high performance team
- Tips on recruitment
- The role of innovation and creativity in teams
- Strategies for providing good feedback

Building your new routine
- A stock take of key tasks
- Methods to manage your week
- Techniques for prioritisation
- Techniques to aid managing your key relationships

Dealing with difficult people
- A review of stereotypes that can prove tricky to manage
- Telling someone off
- Being firm but fair
- A review of the disciplinary process

At the end of this MIT Business Course for Corporates, you will:
- Understand fundamental management theory
- Have formulated a strategy for your new management role
- Understand key management tasks
- Be able to develop a framework to manage workloads and conflicting priorities
- Understand how to deal with difficult people at work

Training style
- Presented by industry expert
- Real-life case studies
- Introduction to current thinking and practice
- Group discussion and in-class feedback
- Action plans completed in-class
- Post-course exercises
- Post-course follow-up
- In-house option available
- Customisable course content

The special introductory offer is available for a short time only.

Phone 0800 SKILL UP (754 5587) or email businesstraining@manukau.ac.nz

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