Effective Delegation

Master staff development through assigning tasks.
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  • Lectures 29
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 11/2014 English

Course Description

Welcome to Effective Delegation from LearnSmart.

LearnSmart is Project Management Institute (PMI) Global Registered Education Provider (REP 3577). This course qualifies for the above credit hours toward the PMP or CAMP training contact hours or toward maintaining your current certification. Thus meeting the Professional Development Unit (PDU) requirement necessary to continue their PMP Certification or for experienced project managers wanting to brush up on their education.

If you're interested in becoming an accomplished project manager, this training will give you valuable real-life project management techniques. Learn the skills you need to be an effective project manager - this course qualifies for 3.00 PDU credit hours toward your PMP® certification from PMI.

Course Overview:

This was developed to teach people that delegation is more than just clearing off your desk by assigning tasks to others. Not only does delegation entail teaching others the skills necessary to accomplish certain tasks, but it also serves as an opportunity to foster employees in their career training. The course shows the importance of delegating not just tasks, but also the authority necessary to complete them.


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  • Smart method to learn - This course is helpful and using smart way to motivate thinking and understanding. The instructor has a professional delivery method, and the he materials are interesting and creative specially the flashcards and the exercises -- Ibrahim Alsayed
  • This course is of high quality - This course will let you become a PMP and CAMP master and it will explain you every concept. The instructor is highly engaging and highly motivating. Can't be better. Thank you -- Saber Tlili
  • Excellent class! -- I already have my PMP, but wish I had this class as a study tool prior to taking the test. I am confident that a person who studies the materials presented in this course should have no problem with the exam. I took the class for the PDUs to keep my certification up. On completion of the class I followed the instructions, and had no problem registering the credits with PMI -- Robert Vroom

What are the requirements?

  • No prerequisites for this course - A computer with Internet

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Upon completion of this course, you will be able to develop your staff through assigning and delegating tasks.
  • You will build a better professional relationship with your staff and you will encourage them to perform well by giving them ownership of the task.
  • Your staff will be more responsive, and at the same time, they will have gained new skills in the process.
  • This course qualifies for 3.00 PDU credit hours toward the PMP® certification from PMI.org.

Who is the target audience?

  • Professionals looking to deepen their understanding of human resource and management responsibilities, and how to effectively do them.

What you get with this course?

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Section 1: Pre-Assessment
10 questions
Section 2: Introduction
Introduction to Effective Delegation
Developing Employees
Section 3: The Learning Process
Conscious Competence
Adult Learning
Right vs. Left-brain Learning
Learning Styles
Retaining Knowledge
Section 4: Communication
Communication Skills
Elements of Communication
Active Listening
A Communication Exercise
Chapter 1-3 Quiz
5 questions
Section 5: How to Delegate
Key Elements of Delegation
SMARTER Delegation
9-step Process of Delegation
Levels of Delegated Freedom
Impediments to Delegation
Employee Resistance
Mistakes Managers Make
Task Decomposition
Delegating Large Projects
Providing Feedback
The Task Itself
Section 6: Goals
Delegation and Goals
Setting Goals
Aligning Goals
Tracking Goals
Goal Mapping
Chapter 4 & 5 Quiz
5 questions
Section 7: Final Exam
Final Exam
10 questions
Supplementary Materials

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Instructor Biography

LearnSmart LLC, Smarter Training. Never Open a Textbook Again.

LearnSmart has served the learning community with high-quality professional skills and IT certification training since 1997. In that time, the company has helped thousands earn career-related certifications from respected vendors, such as Project Management Institute (PMI)®, Cisco, Microsoft, CompTIA, Oracle, and EC-Council. LearnSmart offers over 1,000 courses covering IT, project management, administrative, HR, and workplace safety topics. With a rapidly growing clientele of individuals and corporations, LearnSmart serves a broad range of Fortune 500 companies to universities, as well as government institutions and the armed forces.

LearnSmart is able to meet diverse career and learning needs through its extensive selection of training. LearnSmart uses industry experts to give learners the most up-to-date content in a video format as well as training resources including; reference tools, pretests, study guides and labs. For more information about how we can help pinpoint and solve your individual or multi-user training challenges.

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