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Making the Transition to Management

Be the great boss from the start!

Your former peers are now your direct reports. Do you know how to adopt the mindset of a manager, let go of your previous role and get work done through others? Can you communicate your priorities to your team? Or set mutual goals so you can increase productivity? This basic training for managers provides you with easy-to-apply tools needed to make a successful transition into your new role. In just two days you will master the practical basic management know-how—and gain the confidence you want—to plan, organize, coach, motivate, delegate, and communicate in order to be an effective new manager.

Seminar Number: 02231

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(544 reviews)
  • In a Classroom
  • Online
  • Your Company Location

Course Scheduling & Pricing

Who Should Attend

Newly appointed or prospective managers with less than one year of management experience who are interested in mastering basic management skills.

  •   Classroom2 Day(s)
    1.2 CEU, 12 CLP, 12 PMU
  •   Online2 Lesson(s)
    1.2 CEU, 12 CLP, 12 PMU
 

Your former peers are now your direct reports. Do you know how to adopt the mindset of a manager, let go of your previous role and get work done through others? Can you communicate your priorities to your team? Or set mutual goals so you can increase productivity?

This basic training for managers provides you with easy-to-apply tools needed to make a successful transition into your new role. In just two days you will master the practical basic management know-how—and gain the confidence you want—to plan, organize, coach, motivate, delegate, and communicate in order to be an effective new manager.

  • Understand your new managerial responsibilities—and make a quick, effective transition to your new role
  • Establish credibility and effective work styles
  • Build alliances with peer managers
  • Master the basic management concepts of coaching, communication, motivation, delegation, and performance management
  • Practice your listening and feedback skills
  • Become an effective member of the management team
  • Adopting a new manager mindset
  • Knowing the expectations of your boss, subordinates, peers, and clients
  • Understanding the business, yourself, and others
  • Building effective relationships
  • Identifying communication approaches to flex with different styles and situations
  • Using a structured approach to plan and organize work
  • Setting SMART goals and initiatives
  • Getting an overview of delegation techniques, knowledge, and attitudes
  • Applying methods for setting priorities
  • Creating solutions to management challenges

Learning Objectives

  • Define Multiple Roles and Responsibilities of a Manager
  • Recognize Behaviors and Styles Used By Oneself and Others
  • Use Communication Skills to Build Effective Relationships
  • Prioritize and Organize Work to Align with Business Needs and Resources

Adopting a Management Mindset

  • Recognize Challenges and Opportunities That New Managers Face
  • Identify Expectations of Others—Your Boss, Subordinates, Peers, Clients, Etc.
  • Define Manager Roles and Responsibilities
  • Assess Confidence in Demonstrating Management Competencies
  • Determine Appropriate Methods to Manage Boss Relationships

Develop Strategies to Build Effective Relationships

  • Identify Your DiSC® Style
  • Identify the Styles of Others
  • Recognize the Contributions and Challenges of Different Styles
  • Describe Foundation Skills for Managers to Communicate Effectively
  • Identify Communication Approaches to Flex with Different Styles and Situations

Getting Work Done

  • Use a Structured Approach to Plan and Organize Work
  • Identify Management Expectations for a Work Assignment
  • Apply Methods to Set Priorities
  • Apply Solutions to Management Challenges
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View a Sample of Our Reviews

5

544 reviews

 
This class was amazing from start to finish. Learned so much as to becoming a better manager, dealing with different worth ethics and personalities, how to communicate and be a good listener, and to achieve the greater goal of the company as I lead my team
5
   
Excellent class. Will recommend to my colleagues. Received new techniques and templates that I can implement into my current workflow.
5
   
Excellent training. The instructor provided tips and advises applicable immediately and responded to all questions from participants. Group activities also helped understand the expectations of the role and allowed to share experiences.
5
   
I thought that it was well facilitated, we were engaged in discussion and the topic/concepts were very relatable. I will use what I learned going forward in my career.
5
   
Great instructor, had a very good experience with all of the participants, and had an extremely informative and beneficial agenda. I will be recommending this course to all new managers in my company!
5
   

This course is valid for 12 PMUs.
3 Professional Effectiveness [PE]
9 Relationship Management [RM]

American Management Association is accredited by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) and is accredited to issue the IACET CEU.

Classroom Schedule

9 Sessions Available

Online Schedule

7 Sessions Available

  • $2,595.00 Non Members
  • $2,345.00 AMA Members
  • $2,079.00 GSA
Date Duration State City Zip
  2022-12-12 2022-12-13 Dec 12, 2022 - Dec 13, 2022 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2023-02-27 2023-02-28 Feb 27, 2023 - Feb 28, 2023 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2023-03-27 2023-03-28 Mar 27, 2023 - Mar 28, 2023 2 Days GA Atlanta 30309-7705 Atlanta Register Now

  2023-04-03 2023-04-04 Apr 3, 2023 - Apr 4, 2023 2 Days IL Chicago 60601 Chicago Register Now

  2023-04-24 2023-04-25 Apr 24, 2023 - Apr 25, 2023 2 Days CA Anaheim 92802 Anaheim Register Now

  2023-05-01 2023-05-02 May 1, 2023 - May 2, 2023 2 Days DC Arlington/Washington 22202-4807 Arlington/Washington Register Now

  2023-05-30 2023-05-31 May 30, 2023 - May 31, 2023 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2023-06-05 2023-06-06 Jun 5, 2023 - Jun 6, 2023 2 Days TX Dallas 75001 Dallas Register Now

  2023-06-26 2023-06-27 Jun 26, 2023 - Jun 27, 2023 2 Days CA San Francisco 94103 San Francisco Register Now

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