Leadership: New Manager Training for Technical Professionals
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Leadership: New Manager Training for Technical Professionals

Learn to establish yourself as a manager and lead your technical team to success.
4.2 (64 ratings)
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Created by LearnSmart LLC
Last updated 8/2015
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Includes:
  • 5.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Inspire and encourage your technical team to get the best out of them in an effective and meaningful manner by delegating tasks and developing performance plans to set achievable goals for personal and professional development.
  • Become familiar with the responsibilities and challenges of being a manager, including how to lead and guide a team.
  • Master the arts of successfully facilitating meetings, appraising performance, providing feedback and resolving conflicts within your team and organization.
  • Demonstrate authority when needed, and learn how to make better decisions after assessing different possibilities.
  • Lead by setting an example and become more confident and influential in the process.
  • Deal with conflicting personalities and help others cooperate as a team.
  • Communicate effectively with your colleagues and senior managers.
  • Conduct SWOT and STEP analyses to both shape both the company culture and address challenges.
  • This course qualifies for 8.00 PDU credit hours toward the PMP® certification from PMI.
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Requirements
  • No prerequisites for this course - A computer with Internet
Description

Aside from adapting to a new role with increased responsibilities, new managers must learn to be leaders and explore how to communicate effectively with technical employees, fellow managers, and senior executives. Learn everything you need to know as a new manager to assist the technical professionals you manage in reaching and exceeding their goals, in this comprehensive course bundle.

Master Strategies for Effective Management of Technical Professionals

  • Lead by setting an example and become more confident and influential in the process.
  • Communicate effectively with your colleagues and senior managers.
  • Motivate your staff to encourage personal and professional development.

In this course you will learn that management isn't always so much about leading, as it is about pointing the way. It is your duty to point the way by instructing, giving feedback and sharing your experience with your staff. In this course, you will learn how to develop leadership skills to confidently coach a team of technical professionals. Keeping these dedicated employees motivated in high-tech business environments will help support their professional growth, as well as your company's strategic objectives.

At the end of this course, you will be able to confidently lead and guide a team of technical professionals through day-to-day operations, interpersonal challenges and crisis situations.

This course is a bundle of the following LearnSmart courses, and includes comprehensive information for the following topics:

  • Introduction to Management
  • Developing Leadership and Transitioning into Management
  • Leading and Communicating as a Manager
  • Successful Communication and Process Management Skills
  • Taking Control as a Manager
  • Making an Impact as a Manager
  • Managing Technical Professionals
  • Managing the Development of Technical Professionals

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.

PMI, PMP, and CAMP are a registered trademarks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Who is the target audience?
  • Technical professionals who have recently moved into management.
  • Professionals looking to deepen their understanding of human resource and management responsibilities, and how to complete them effectively.
  • Existing project managers wishing to get certified in recognition of their skills and experience, or others who wish to train to become accredited project managers.
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 106 Lectures Collapse All 106 Lectures 05:18:33
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Orientation Video
1 Lecture 01:12

You will understand how to best utilize our training tools and experience within this course.

Preview 01:12
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Managing the Development of Technical Professionals
15 Lectures 37:47

Quizzes in your LearnSmart Online Training help you determine your level of command of the material covered in this training course.

This Pre-Assessment quiz is designed so that you will be able to see the progression you have as you complete the course. Whether you have pre-existing knowledge or not, the answers given do not effect any scores or required for certification, but helps get you ready and in the mind-set of what this course will be covering.

Pre-Assessment
7 questions



Chapter 1 Quiz
4 questions





Personal and Professional Development
01:25

Interpersonal Concerns
00:54

Strategic Alliances
00:50

Establishing a Positive Managerial Image
00:50

Methods for Avoiding Career Pitfalls
06:35

Tools to Help You Become a Better Manager
02:56

Why Technical Professionals Fail as Managers
02:03

Why Managers Fail
03:01

Why Managers Fail, Part II
08:11

Chapter 2 Quiz
8 questions
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Introduction to Management
10 Lectures 27:33
This Pre-Assessment quiz is designed so that you will be able to see the progression you have as you complete the course. Whether you have pre-existing knowledge or not, the answers given do not effect any scores or required for certification, but helps get you ready and in the mind-set of what this course will be covering.
Pre-Assessment
7 questions

Introduction
01:29

Core Functions of Management
03:46

Chapter 1 Quiz
5 questions

Demands on a Manager
02:25

The Management Devision-Making Process
04:08

Company Culture
03:27

Personal Development
02:14

The Important/Urgent Matric
04:08

Learning Styles
03:17

Drivers and Resistors
01:53

Summary
00:46
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Developing Leadership and Transitioning into Management
11 Lectures 32:18
This Pre-Assessment quiz is designed so that you will be able to see the progression you have as you complete the course. Whether you have pre-existing knowledge or not, the answers given do not effect any scores or required for certification, but helps get you ready and in the mind-set of what this course will be covering.
Pre-Assessment
7 questions

Pointing the Way
01:53

Gallup Organization Findings
00:28

All About People
01:12

Leadership Qualities You'll Want to Learn
01:31

Ten Leadership Styles You May Relate To
03:03

Leadership Pitfalls
03:46

Strengthening Your Leadership Skills Day By Day
10:56

Chapter 1 Quiz
7 questions

Performance Evaluations
00:42

21st Century Tools
01:09

Building a Good Relationship with Your Manager
04:52

Closing
02:46
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Managing Technical Professionals
26 Lectures 01:50:10
This Pre-Assessment quiz is designed so that you will be able to see the progression you have as you complete the course. Whether you have pre-existing knowledge or not, the answers given do not effect any scores or required for certification, but helps get you ready and in the mind-set of what this course will be covering.
Pre-Assessment
20 questions

Introduction to Managing Technical Professionals
02:35

Managing Technical Professionals Scenario Description
00:47

Characteristics of a High-tech Business Environment
01:31

Management Structures Suited to a High-tech Company
03:55

Trends That Affect the High-tech Workforce
02:39

Meet the Players
02:03

Remote Office and Virtual Team Scenario
02:43

Personal and Professional Traits of Technical Professionals
02:50

Factors of Job Satisfaction for Technical Professionals
02:22

Establishing and Maintaining Credibility
03:20

Techniques for Attracting Technical Professionals
06:06

Motivating Technical Professionals
03:58

Motivating Technical Professionals Scenario
04:42

Setting Challenging Goals
05:02

Work Environments that Retain Technical Professionals
01:28

Chapter 1 & 2 Quiz
10 questions

Motivating and Management Models
11:28

Leadership Styles
06:15

Developing a High-Performing Team
02:28

Developing a High-Performing Team Scenario
03:42

Forming and Organizing a Technical Task Team
08:09

Overcoming Performance Issues
12:17

Professional Motivation
09:08

Professional Motivation Scenario
04:15

Performance Evaluation Tools
03:14

Career Plan Goals
02:24

Chapter 3 & 4 Quiz
11 questions

Conclusion
00:49
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Leading and Communicating as a Manager
11 Lectures 28:20
This Pre-Assessment quiz is designed so that you will be able to see the progression you have as you complete the course. Whether you have pre-existing knowledge or not, the answers given do not effect any scores or required for certification, but helps get you ready and in the mind-set of what this course will be covering.
Pre-Assessment
7 questions

Leadership Roles
02:28

Team Leadership
01:39

Effective Teams
04:00

Team Development
04:23

Effective Delegation
02:06

SMART Objectives
02:33

Chapter 1 Quiz
5 questions

What to Delegate
01:58

Maslow's Hierarchy and Employee Needs
04:03

Communication
03:16

Chairing a Meeting
01:29

Summary
00:25
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Successful Communication and Process Management Skills
12 Lectures 30:11

This Pre-Assessment quiz is designed so that you will be able to see the progression you have as you complete the course. Whether you have pre-existing knowledge or not, the answers given do not effect any scores or required for certification, but helps get you ready and in the mind-set of what this course will be covering.

Pre-Assessment
7 questions

Leading by Example
01:35

Stages of Spoken Communication
01:07

Ways to Avoid Communication Barriers
00:42

Modes of Communication in New Media
00:49

Five Signs That You're Communicating Wrong
02:29

Managerial Pressure
01:56

Chapter 1 Quiz
11 questions

Being Organized
02:34

Four Steps of Time Management
06:52

Goal Setting for Managers
04:17

Signs and Symptoms of Workplace Stress
03:05

Common Causes of Workplace Stress
02:17

Stress Management Techniques That Save Your Sanity
02:28

Chapter 2 Quiz
5 questions
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Taking Control as a Manager
9 Lectures 25:12

This Pre-Assessment quiz is designed so that you will be able to see the progression you have as you complete the course. Whether you have pre-existing knowledge or not, the answers given do not effect any scores or required for certification, but helps get you ready and in the mind-set of what this course will be covering.

Pre-Assessment
7 questions

Responsibilities of a New Manager
06:47

Establishing Credibility
03:04

Performance Management
01:47

Budget as a Management Tool
01:53

Chapter 1 Quiz
3 questions

Employee Insecurities and Fears
03:02

Overcoming Stress
03:37

How Others Might Feel
02:43

Information and Expectations
01:42

Summary
00:37
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Making an Impact as a Manager
11 Lectures 25:50
This Pre-Assessment quiz is designed so that you will be able to see the progression you have as you complete the course. Whether you have pre-existing knowledge or not, the answers given do not effect any scores or required for certification, but helps get you ready and in the mind-set of what this course will be covering.
Pre-Assessment
10 questions

Corporate Strategy
02:42

SWOT Analysis
01:14

STEP Model and Analysis
02:59

Improving Operations
02:04

Summary
00:26

Chapter 1 Quiz
5 questions

Performance Management
02:30

Conflict Resolution
03:23

The Control Loop
02:17

Meeting Needs
02:56

Employee Commitment
04:33

Summary
00:46

Chapter 2 Quiz
5 questions
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Finals
0 Lectures 00:00
Managing the Development of Technical Professionals Final Exam
12 questions

Introduction to Management Final Exam
10 questions

Developing Leadership and Transitioning into Management Final Exam
14 questions

Managing Technical Professionals Final Exam
20 questions

Leading and Communicating as a Manager Final Exam
10 questions

Successful Communication and Process Management Skills Final Exam
11 questions

Taking Control as a Manager Final Exam
10 questions

Making an Impact as a Manager Final Exam
10 questions
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