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Essential Management Skills

  • Free

  • online
  • Online |
  • Sep, 2021 - Oct, 2021
  • Certificate

This program is an essential must for new or developing managers who wish to acquire successful practices in managing people and handling on-the-job challenges. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of what makes an effective manager, from developing positive relationships, exercising team leadership and motivating people to setting performance expectations and coaching staff to empower growth. This flagship course boasts thousands of graduates and is a compulsory training step for recently appointed managers in many organizations.

Program Benefits

Develop a broad understanding of managerial concepts, techniques and decision-making skills Practice implementing the key functions of a manager through hands-on exercises Increase your ability to motivate and engage others Examine proven tools to set and manage performance expectations Learn to create and maintain effective collaboration and teamwork Discover ways to work through difficult conversations and discipline issues

Who Should Attend

This seminar is designed for all newly appointed managers, supervisors or project leaders as well as those with up to five years of management experience. It is particularly helpful to professionals with several years of technical expertise who have been promoted into management or team leader positions. The concepts and examples are relevant to all functional areas including finance, production, marketing, sales, human resources and information technology.

Faculty

Miriam Carver
As a faculty member of the McGill Executive Institute and lecturer in the Desautels Faculty of Management
Jane Reichman Van Toch
Jane Reichman Van Toch is a specialist in strengthening individual, team and organizational performance.
Jerry Remillard
Jerry Remillard specializes in team dynamics and implementation of business strategies in the workplace.

*Program faculty is subject to change

Curriculum

Topics covered during the program

  •  Managing Versus Leading
  •  Communicating Effectively
  •  Managing Engagement
  •  Building Collaboration and Teamwork
  •  Managing for Performance and Results
  •  Seminar Wrap-up: Implementing your Personal Development Plan

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