First Steps in Management: A Practical Guide
What you'll learn
- Understand some of the most important activities managers should perform
- Know how to tackle some of the most difficult challenges in a management role
- Be able to inspire and motivate a team
- Create and lead high-functioning and efficient teams
- No previous experience required.
Tips and tricks that you will not find in other management courses, presented in a light and easily digestible manner. Suitable for new managers and for managers who want to take their skills to the next level. This training will give you the special sauce to lift up your management game and become the great leader you were always meant to be.
The course is focused on the "how" in people management and will provide you with step-by-step guidance on common challenges and activities you will encounter in your daily work. Managing people is both exciting and challenging and with this course you will have the right support to overcome the challenges and focus on the excitement.
The course consists of five sections each focusing on a different aspect of your managerial responsibilities:
Beginnings: in this section, I have tried to simplify your first steps in your management role. We also will talk about your first team meeting and how to make the transition from peer to manager smoother.
Basics: this series of lectures focuses on the foundational tasks you will have as a manager. We will talk about distributing work and setting expectations. You will learn how to delegate work, communicate effectively, and build stakeholder relationships.
Inspiration: in order to build a high-functioning team, you need to know how to create shared values and vision for the future. You should also build team goals, create team spirit and provide effective recognition.
Challenges: management is not just fun and games and you will no doubt encounter many challenges. The lectures in this section will provide you guidelines on how to manage personal conflict within the team, provide constructive feedback, introduce change and manage escalations.
Goodbyes: in the last section you will learn how to minimize the negative impact that resignations and terminations have on a team.
The course also contains tools and articles that will provide additional knowledge and support for your daily work.
Now let's learn how to be managers together!
Who this course is for:
- New managers, future managers and managers who want to take their skills to the next level
With a rich 15-year background in HR, Marta is a seasoned leadership expert. She's led teams of varying sizes, fostering growth and developing numerous managers along the way. Beyond her professional endeavors, she shares her insights in a thoughtful leadership blog. Known for her practical approach, Marta is dedicated to making leadership principles accessible, drawing from her wealth of real-world experience.