Evolving into the Manager Role

Evolving into the Manager Role

The manager’s role is very different from the non-manager’s. Managers must be able to develop and unify team members, plan strategically, set goals, delegate responsibilities, provide meaningful feedback, and effectively communicate. In this course, you will learn how to confidently acquire and build these skills through relevant discussions, team and individual activities.





  • Describe the roles that a manager has in an organization
  • Identify and nurture talent in your team
  • Build a management vision for success
  • Create strategies to motivate and empower your team
  • Combine leadership qualities and influence skills to motivate your team
  • Plan and manage effective meetings

The Manager’s Role
Distinguishing a Manager’s Role from Function
Understanding Interpersonal, Informational, and Decisional Roles

Building a Shared Vision
Defining a Shared Vision
Building a Strong Vision
Creating and Communicating a Vision Statement
Identifying Benefits of Your Vision

Leadership and Influence
Identifying the Characteristics and Qualities of a Leader
Modeling the Way and Enabling Others to Act
Encouraging Your Inner Innovator and Mastering the Art of Persuasion
Creating Mutual Respect
Effectively Communicating and Reasoning with Others

Nurturing Talent
Calibrating Talent
Finding and Nurturing the Attributes that Meet Your Requirements
Articulating Culture and Hiring for a Cultural Fit
Looking to the Future – Developing and Executing a Plan
Succession Planning
Creating and Fostering Employee Engagement
Coaching, Training, and Development

Delegation and Empowerment
Working with Workgroups and Teams
Progress Tracking and Reviewing Results

Building a Better Meeting
Planning and Preparing a Meeting
Identifying Proper Participants
Creating an Agenda
Evaluating the Use of Technology

New managers wanting to become skilled in their management roles.

This course comes with the “What’s My Communication Style?” assessment that is done in class to enhance your personal and professional growth and reinforce the competencies taught in class