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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. NEW! Remote Access AMA now offers you the option of attending this course virtually with Remote Access. Participate in this live seminar from the comfort of your own home, or right in your office. You will have full interaction with the course leader, participate in group exercises, and more. Call 877-566-9441 for details.

Seminar Number: 02231

  • 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
  •   Online2 Lesson(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.

NEW! Remote Access

AMA now offers you the option of attending this course virtually with Remote Access. Participate in this live seminar from the comfort of your own home, or right in your office. You will have full interaction with the course leader, participate in group exercises, and more.

Call 877-566-9441 for details.

  • 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

11 Sessions Available

Online Schedule

2 Sessions Available

  • $2,345.00 Non Members
  • $2,095.00 AMA Members
  • $1,984.00 GSA
Date Duration State City Zip
  2020-11-09 2020-11-10 Nov 9, 2020 - Nov 10, 2020 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2020-11-16 2020-11-17 Nov 16, 2020 - Nov 17, 2020 2 Days DC Arlington/Washington 22202-4807 Arlington/Washington Register Now

  2020-12-07 2020-12-08 Dec 7, 2020 - Dec 8, 2020 2 Days GA Atlanta 30309-7705 Atlanta Register Now

  2020-12-07 2020-12-08 Dec 7, 2020 - Dec 8, 2020 2 Days IL Chicago 60601 Chicago Register Now

  2020-12-10 2020-12-11 Dec 10, 2020 - Dec 11, 2020 2 Days CA San Francisco 94103-3156 San Francisco Register Now

  2020-12-14 2020-12-15 Dec 14, 2020 - Dec 15, 2020 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2021-01-14 2021-01-15 Jan 14, 2021 - Jan 15, 2021 2 Days AZ Scottsdale 85251 Scottsdale Register Now

  2021-01-21 2021-01-22 Jan 21, 2021 - Jan 22, 2021 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

  2021-02-22 2021-02-23 Feb 22, 2021 - Feb 23, 2021 2 Days DC Arlington/Washington 22202-4807 Arlington/Washington Register Now

  2021-03-18 2021-03-19 Mar 18, 2021 - Mar 19, 2021 2 Days CA San Francisco 94103-3156 San Francisco Register Now

  2021-03-29 2021-03-30 Mar 29, 2021 - Mar 30, 2021 2 Days NY New York 10019 New York Register Now

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