Managing For The First Time

Length: 2 days (or four half-days) Location: In-house, or online using Zoom.

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This twoday (or four half-day) workshop is aimed at anyone who has recently taken up their first management position. It provides a blend of theory and practice, explores the transition into a management role, addresses the shift in relationships for people who have been promoted from within their own teams and creates an opportunity to share experiences, ideas and approaches with others in a similar position.

This course aims to provide new managers with a comprehensive introduction to management, developing and building skills and increasing the confidence of participants.

Who should attend the workshop

  • Managers, team leads and staff in a supervisory role, whether clinical or non-clinical.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the two days (or four half-days) participants will have:

  • Increased their understanding of the transition into management
  • Increased their understanding of their role and responsibilities as a manager
  • Increased their selfawareness
  • Explored different styles of management and be aware of their own approach
  • Understood the importance of performance management and their role in it
  • Identified the management skills needed to carry out their role effectively and had the opportunity to practice some of these skills
  • Appraised their existing management skills and have a plan for their ongoing development
  • Considered ways that the learning can be applied back at work

Workshop format

A variety of training methods are used including direct input from the trainer, structured activities in large and small groups and purposeful discussion. Zoom joining instructions will be sent as part of the meeting invitations unless the organisation prefers to use its own video conferencing facility. 

This workshop can also be run in-house. Please email [email protected] and we will be pleased to chat to you.


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