Soft Skills

A practical toolbox for managers

Leadership Skills |  Seminar

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Moving into a management or team leader position demands new knowledge, skills and behaviors.  As Marshall Goldsmith wrote, “What got you here won’t get you there.”  By drawing on your own examples and the trainer’s practical experience and insights, this seminar ensures you return to work feeling confident and motivated to deliver results through your greatest asset – your people.

Who’s it for?

The Practical Toolbox for Managers is an experiential seminar suitable for those foreseen for promotion to a management or team leader position, those recently promoted or those who have been active in their role for up to 3 years.

What are your outcomes?

By the end of the training intervention you will have:

  • reflected on the key requirements of a manager
  • increased your self-awareness as a basis for developing your own management style
  • acquired practical skills for achieving goals, building the team and developing individuals
  • improved your personal effectiveness
  • prepared to transfer training into action

What’s covered in “A Practical Toolbox for Managers”?

  • Identifying the skills and behaviors of an effective manager
  • Reflecting and valuing your own personality (SDI)
  • Building trust and credibility
  • Applying action-centered leadership
  • Building emotional bank accounts
  • Sharpening your impact through effective communication
  • Setting goals and managing performance
  • Delivering effective feedback (the DESC and SOFA models)
  • Influencing others
  • Being effective and not just busy
  • Delegating – what’s stopping you?
  • Knowing your rights and responsibilities – assertiveness at work
Participant rating
  • Duration: 2 days
  • Investment:  € 3540

Recent participants said…

“Very useful for my daily work. Really clear and well balanced between theory and practice.”

“I found the training very motivating.  I now feel that I’m doing a lot of things well and I know what I need to focus on. The practical, and sometimes stressful, activities on keeping monkeys off my back was really useful!”

“I thought the training and the trainers were excellent.  I have clear examples that I can use in my relationships at work.”

“A lot of really useful information in a short time. I wish I had done this training 6 months ago when I became team leader!”

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