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Fundamentals for New Managers - Two Day Course

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  • Thu 10 Apr ’14, 8:30am – 4:30pm


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



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  • General Admission: $1,785.00

Making the move to management can be intimidating, with plenty of simple mistakes waiting to be made. MIT 2 day Business Course Fundamentals for New Managers will help you avoid common errors while making the most of the opportunities your new role presents.

Handling your first team meetings, getting the most out of your staff, dealing with difficult employees – learn essential insights and techniques from experienced industry professionals. Fundamentals for New Managers will ensure you have the confidence and skills to lead a team successfully.

Who should attend?
Staff in any organisation who are about to be or planning on being promoted to a manager’s role.

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
- In-house option available
- Customisable course content
- Training Style
- Presented by industry expert
- Real-life case studies
- Group discussion
- Action planning for your business with in-class feedback
- Post-course follow-up

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

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

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