Evolving Into the Manager Role

1: The Manager's Role

  • Distinguishing a Manager's Role from Function
  • Understanding Interpersonal, Informational, and Decisional Roles

2: Building a Shared Vision

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

3: 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

4: 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

5: Delegation and Empowerment

  • Working with Workgroups and Teams
  • Delegating
  • Progress Tracking and Reviewing Results

6: Building a Better Meeting

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