Key Skills for New Managers

Course Description

Managers are the most critical resource in any organisation, yet are often ill-prepared for the challenge they face. This action-packed one-day programme provides a very practical and solid set of foundation skills for the new manager, whilst building both confidence and competence. This programme also provides practical guidance and rehearsal of key management activities around objective setting, giving feedback and inspiring others, as well as a personal survival kit to build resilience.

You will learn:

  • How to transition into a management role

  • What motivates people

  • Time management

  • How to give and receive feedback

  • How to set and monitor objectives and targets

  • Creating a positive culture

  • Developing your management style

  • Developing others and how to conduct reviews, personal development plans

  • Delegation

  • Looking after yourself

  • Clarity on core expectations of the ‘good manager’

Who is this suitable for?

New Managers or Managers that want to improve their effectiveness in any of the areas covered.


All materials will be supplied, including lunch and refreshments and after course support


“An excellent practical programme that covers the different concepts and theories of Management in a practical and fun way, providing useful links for further reading and research, as well as being engaging and creating a good atmosphere. Thank you!”


Brigit is Managing Director and Shareholder of Oakridge Training & Consulting – an international consultancy practice that specialises in Global Leadership, Team Development, Change Management and Coaching activities.

Brigit has pioneered work with global leadership and management teams in the public, private and not-for-profit sector environments for over 20 years. An experienced speaker, facilitator and coach Brigit draws on her training and experience as a Master Practitioner in NLP as well as her high level corporate experience and leadership and coaching work with thousands of professional, to provide effective programmes that help clients achieve desired growth and change.

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Members: £199 + VAT
Non Members: £249 + VAT
Duration: 1 Day
Start Dates: 7 Jun 2018,   7 Nov 2018
Time: 9:30am - 4:30pm
Location: Elliot House, 151 Deansgate, Manchester, M3 3WD
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