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Key Management Skills: Two-Day Introduction

A Two-Day Training Course

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  • Training businesses since 1995
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Course Content

Course Aims

This intensive two-day workshop is designed to develop practical skills in managing others.

Who Should Attend

Any Manager / Supervisor / Team Leader who is responsible for the performance of others. An ideal (but not essential) pre-course would be the 1-day Supervisory Skills workshop.

Course Outline

Course Introduction
• Knowledge / Skills Checklist 
Leadership versus Management
• Differences between a Leader and a Manager  • Adairs Top Leadership Qualities  • Action Centred Leadership  • Management Styles 
• Learning -- A Definition  • Some Learning Methods 
Personal Communication Style Questionnaire
• Herzbergs Theory of Motivation  • Motivation Checklist  • Motivation From the Front Line 
Performance Management
• The Skill / Will Matrix  • Applying the Skill / Will Matrix  • Managing Poor Performance  • Overcoming Performance Blockages 
• What is Coaching?  • What is NOT Coaching?  • Why Coach?  • Who Needs Coaching?  • Differences Between Training and Coaching  • Coaching Styles Questionnaire  • Questioning Skills  • Open Questions Exercise  • Coaching Game - Review  • The G.R.O.W. Approach 
Setting SMART Objectives
• Features of Good Objectives -- S.M.A.R.T.  • Measurability of Objectives  • Defining Standards Exercise 
• What is Delegation?  • Delegation -- Benefits and Barriers  • Delegation Process 
• Benefits of Good Communication Skills  • Why Communication Goes Wrong  • Communicaion Methods 
• Assertiveness Aggressiveness and Passivity  • Assertiveness -- the Three Steps 
Giving Feedback
• Types of Feedback  • EEC Feedback Model  • Receiving Feedback  • Assertiveness and Feedback Exercise 
Performance Counselling
• The Performance Counselling (P.C.) Meeting  • Preparation and Process of the P.C. Meeting  • Some Factors in Implementing Disciplinary Process 
Dealing With Difficult Situations -- Case Studies
• New Manager Meets Poor Standards  • Romance in the Workplace  • Deteriorating Performance  • Offensive Jokes in the Office  • Bad Attitude Towards Change  • Poor Personal Hygiene  • Rewriting a Bad Report 
Practical Ideas For Development
• Developing Knowledge and Experience  • Developing Skills and Competencies  • Developing Attitudes 

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Key Management Skills: Two-Day Introduction Training Courses from Activia

Feedback from Delegates on our Key Management Skills: Two-Day Introduction Courses

Average Review 4.4/5 based on 58 reviews.

"A very good course with many guidelines and great advice given."     Angela Lewis     Feb 19 2015    

"The tutor made the course work by the way we delivered, he was very good."     Sheaun Carpenter     Feb 9 2015    

"A well organised and informative course. Enjoyed all of the course thoroughly."     Craig White     Feb 9 2015    

"The instructor was excellent and kept the group engaged all day challenging our thinking."     Vincent Winslow     Feb 9 2015    

"Tutor was very enthusiastic"     Michael Sturdy     Feb 9 2015    

"I really enjoyed the 2 days and found the course really interesting and informative "     Phil Waterhouse     Jan 27 2015    

"The course was well presented and very clear and concise It was very interesting and I have learnt a lot."     Chris Marshall     Jan 27 2015    

"the training was very interactive and engaging for all candidates, the trainer was very friendly, informative and supportive."     Annmarie Lewis     Jan 15 2015    

"the facilitiator was excellent, training was very engaging, informative and provided many tools and skills to enable me to progress my career into management."     Annmarie Lewis     Jan 15 2015    

"Enjoyable and informative course given by a trainer who presented the course material very well."     Andrew Crawford     Dec 16 2014    

"Great positive trainer who was engaging and very knowledgeable. "     Shaun Melia     Dec 16 2014    

"the trainer was very very good"     Dave Johnston     Nov 27 2014    

"Course tutor was great, and a small group meant that everyone was heard. "     Jan Nichol     Sep 25 2014    

"Thoroughly enjoyed the course and would not hesitate to return."     Daniel Elliott     Sep 11 2014    

"Thank you so much to Simon who was a great facilitator. he was kind and patient and brilliant at really capturing the needs of us both. Thank you! "     Olivia Metcalfe     Sep 8 2014    

"The training, the trainer and the facilities were excellent"     Ruth Eckersley     Aug 11 2014    

"As the training was 1-2-1, Steve was able to tailor the sessions to include aspects specific to me and my new role."     Julie Skelton     Jul 21 2014    

"I thoroughly enjoyed the course"     Dawn Smallman     Jun 19 2014    

"Wayne was a good tutor"     Sherese Edwards     Jun 19 2014    

"Excellent course and although attended similar before still felt like I learnt a lot. Especially liked being able to tailor course to suit our requirements and fact that trainer came to us. Created a much better environment for learning. Trainer excellent, answered all our questions and more. Felt more confident in answering questions etc as in familiar background with colleague rather than classroom with lot of strangers, so for me got a lot more out of course than would do normally."     Gill Pearce     Jun 2 2014    

Key Management Skills: Two-Day Introduction Training Courses from Activia

Management Training Courses from Activia

We can provide training courses for Management at any of our sixteen centres UK wide, or we can come to your offices – if you have groups of staff, this is a particularly convenient, flexible and cost effective option.

We have been training since 1995 and have continually developed our philosophy of high quality, flexible and cost effective provision of training courses for Management.   This means you can be confident that we have the expertise, and the experience, to give all you need with Management courses.

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