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Introduction to Management

Programme Overview

This three-day course is designed for newly appointed managers to learn and develop effective management skills that are essential in the workplace.

Course Objectives

Throughout the course you will discuss and test different management theories, practices and concepts, which will relate to your work and your teams. The course combines pre-course work,
trainer led discussions, theory, group exercises, questionnaires, some homework and experiential learning to ensure full group involvement and understanding.

Course Content

By the end of this course you will

  • Describe what is required of managers in the workplace
  • Relate management theories, concepts and principles to your work and your team
  • Develop good communication skills
  • Understand your role in staff learning and development
  • Recognise the importance of motivation for yourself and the team
  • Know how to delegate successfully
  • Develop problem solving and decision making techniques
  • Develop planning techniques
  • Effectively manage time
  • Understand organisational culture and how to manage change
  • Understand the importance of team building
  • Develop a Personal Action Plan for use on return to the workplace

The course will present you with a series of concepts and best practice management ideas along with opportunities to reflect on, discuss and put into practice those ideas.

TSW can run this qualification exclusively and tailored to suit your company’s specific learning
requirements and organisational needs. Costs are dependent on number of days required and
bespoke content.