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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

  • In a Classroom
  • 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
 

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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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

24 Sessions Available

  • $2,345.00 Non Members
  • $2,095.00 AMA Members
  • $1,795.00 GSA
Date Duration State City Zip
  2019-09-19 2019-09-20 Sep 19, 2019 - Sep 20, 2019 2 Days WA Seattle 98101-2318 Seattle Register Now

  2019-09-26 2019-09-27 Sep 26, 2019 - Sep 27, 2019 2 Days CA San Francisco 94103-3156 San Francisco Register Now

  2019-10-17 2019-10-18 Oct 17, 2019 - Oct 18, 2019 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2019-10-28 2019-10-29 Oct 28, 2019 - Oct 29, 2019 2 Days IL Chicago 60601 Chicago Register Now

  2019-11-04 2019-11-05 Nov 4, 2019 - Nov 5, 2019 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2019-11-07 2019-11-08 Nov 7, 2019 - Nov 8, 2019 2 Days TX Dallas 75001-3505 Dallas Register Now

  2019-11-18 2019-11-19 Nov 18, 2019 - Nov 19, 2019 2 Days DC Arlington/Washington 22202-4807 Arlington/Washington Register Now

  2019-12-02 2019-12-03 Dec 2, 2019 - Dec 3, 2019 2 Days IL Chicago 60601 Chicago Register Now

  2019-12-09 2019-12-10 Dec 9, 2019 - Dec 10, 2019 2 Days GA Atlanta 30309-7705 Atlanta Register Now

  2019-12-16 2019-12-17 Dec 16, 2019 - Dec 17, 2019 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2019-12-18 2019-12-19 Dec 18, 2019 - Dec 19, 2019 2 Days CA San Francisco 94103-3156 San Francisco Register Now

  2020-01-16 2020-01-17 Jan 16, 2020 - Jan 17, 2020 2 Days AZ Scottsdale 85250 Scottsdale Register Now

  2020-01-23 2020-01-24 Jan 23, 2020 - Jan 24, 2020 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2020-02-24 2020-02-25 Feb 24, 2020 - Feb 25, 2020 2 Days DC Arlington/Washington 22202-4807 Arlington/Washington Register Now

  2020-03-19 2020-03-20 Mar 19, 2020 - Mar 20, 2020 2 Days CA San Francisco 94103-3156 San Francisco Register Now

  2020-03-30 2020-03-31 Mar 30, 2020 - Mar 31, 2020 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2020-04-06 2020-04-07 Apr 6, 2020 - Apr 7, 2020 2 Days IL Chicago 60601 Chicago Register Now

  2020-04-09 2020-04-10 Apr 9, 2020 - Apr 10, 2020 2 Days GA Atlanta 30309-7705 Atlanta Register Now

  2020-05-04 2020-05-05 May 4, 2020 - May 5, 2020 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2020-05-04 2020-05-05 May 4, 2020 - May 5, 2020 2 Days CA Anaheim 92801 Anaheim Register Now

  2020-05-07 2020-05-08 May 7, 2020 - May 8, 2020 2 Days DC Arlington/Washington 22202-4807 Arlington/Washington Register Now

  2020-06-04 2020-06-05 Jun 4, 2020 - Jun 5, 2020 2 Days AZ Scottsdale 85250 Scottsdale Register Now

  2020-06-08 2020-06-09 Jun 8, 2020 - Jun 9, 2020 2 Days CA San Francisco 94103-3156 San Francisco Register Now

  2020-06-18 2020-06-19 Jun 18, 2020 - Jun 19, 2020 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

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