How to be a People Manager : The Best Boss ever

Learn the essential skills to manage People and Team, Managing with Empathy and Situational Awareness or Leadership
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Essential Skills to be a People Manager
Skills to effectively manage a Team
Situational Awareness and Leadership
Managing and Engaging with Empathy
Skills of an effective People Leadership
Self Assessment of Situational Awareness


  • Interested to know about People Management
  • Interested in Leadership


How to be a People Manager: Learn the essential skills to manage People and Team, managing with Empathy and Situational Awareness or Leadership

This course offers a full understanding of the essential skills required to be a People Manager, Managing the Team, Individuals, Mastering the skill of structured communication focused to People Management, Managing with Empathy and Situational Leadership or awareness. There is a engaging quiz to understand the effectiveness of the course and assignment of identification of skill required to manage different workplace situation, self assessment of situational leadership. You can download the complete guide to manage and engage your workforce with empathy.

At the end of the course you will not only learn the skills required to be a successful People Manage but also will be able to access the current level of understanding and self leadership behavioral traits.

Section 1 : Introduction

  1. Introduction

  2. Skills of a People Manager

Section 2 : Managing Team, People and Mentoring

  1. Managing Team and Teamwork

  2. Managing Team Members

  3. Communicate and Listen to Manage

Section 3 : Managing with Empathy and Situational Awareness

  1. Managing with Empathy

  2. Situational Awareness and Leadership

Section 4 : Coursework

  1. People Management Awareness Quizz

  2. Assignment for People Management Skill

  3. Ways to Develop Empathy as a People Manager

  4. Self Assessment for Situational Leadership

Who this course is for:

  • Management Professional
  • Future Leaders
  • Interested to learn about People Management


HR Leader, Author, Leadership & Management Coach, PM and OD
Abhisek Gupta
  • 4.2 Instructor Rating
  • 1,439 Reviews
  • 64,600 Students
  • 14 Courses


Around 13 plus years of experience in Global (India, US, Europe and UK) HR Practice & Policies, Learning and Development, People Development, Analysis, Compensation and Payroll, Compliance, Resource Allocation/Planning, Recruitment, Organizational Development, Performance Management, Team building, HRMS, Incident-Workforce Management, Automation, CSR and Digital Marketing.

Managed and delivered different sessions/seminars/workshop on Communication, Leadership, Process, Self-Management and Motivation in different Universities, Forums and Special groups.

Handled Corporate HR, Learning – Development, Project Management and Digital Marketing role for multiple locations like In India, USA, Europe and UK India streamlining the processes.

Author :

UPSKILLING : Create a Learning Organization - An Amazon Best seller in Human Resource Books

YATL: You Are The Leader -  A complete guide and workbook for Leadership and Management Competency Development

LEREE: Leadership in Employee Relations and Employee Engagement - A Complete workbook to manage the talent to be a future ready leader with complete tool kit

Academic Background :

Alumni of Presidency College Kolkata WB, India.

Masters in Management with Specialization in HR/PM and Master in System Management

Post Graduate Diploma in Personal Management

Certified Lead Auditor, Train the Trainer, Compliance

Notable Engagement as a L&D Expert:

1. Guest Lecturer for Industry connect and Placement cell in Amity University, Brain ware University, University of Engineering and Management and Different Engineering Colleges of MAKUT like BBIT, BC Roy Engineering College, MCKV and Kolaghat Engineering College. Total more than 50 hours session with 2000 plus students

2. Member of the Board of Studies for Institute of Engineering and Management

3. Founder Member of HRGLF and active member of HR Shapers, HRFI and similar groups/forums

4. Participate in the final draft of training content for Apprentice under the National Skill Development Corporation through BOPT East, notable speaker in the east region industry connect session

5. Motivational Speaker, Whitepaper Contributor, Culture Manager, Leadership and Soft skill Trainer at a Global Level for the present organization

Responsibilities as Learning and Development Lead

• Training Content Development includes User Manual and Program design.

• Drive the training need analysis in functional, behavioral and leadership areas across all functions.

• Preparation of Training Calendar includes Classroom, Workshop, Online and On the Job Training.

• Monitor Training Dissemination and Conduct Model Training Sessions.

• Training feedback and effectiveness measurement integrate it with PMS and Career Plan.

• Assessment centre, Psychometrics test, Assignments and Automation/recording of Training Modules.

• Ensure development of training programs for ongoing business needs using robust principles of instructional design.

• MDP for Leaders and Managers and Fresher/Apprentice Program with BOPT.

Responsibilities related to Organizational Development

• Business effectiveness and customer services as part of a holistic OD intervention.

• Designed HR Connect framework to institutionalize structure HR to member connects and guidelines to facilitate member to member connect.

• Constantly conducting benchmarking exercises in the Organization to set the standard of assessment required to be finalized across the roles.

• Provide feedback and insights about organizational development, structure and proactively predict outcomes/prescribe actions to ensure smooth operation.

• Cross skilling and Leadership development of the resources for maximum utilization and growth of all individuals.