Making the Transition to Management

Making the Transition to Management

Give your staff the foundation to transition effectively to their new responsibilities


Your former peers are now your direct reports. Your goal is to get the work done and increase productivity with your team. You want to set mutual goals, reward good performance and give poor performers the needed feedback. Do you know how to be “the boss”?

This basic management seminar provides you with easy-to-apply tools needed to make a successful transition into your new role. In three days you will master the practical basic management know-how—and the confidence you want—to plan, organize, coach, motivate, delegate and communicate in order to be an effective new manager.

  • Understand your new managerial responsibilities—and make a quick, effective transition to your new role
  • Establish credibility and effective work styles
  • Build alliances with peer managers
  • Master the basic management concepts of coaching, communication, motivation, delegation and performance management
  • Practice your listening and feedback skills
  • Become an effective member of the management team
  • Adopt a new manager mindset
  • Know expectations others have for you—boss, subordinates, peers, clients
  • Understand the business, yourself and others
  • How to build effective relationships
  • Identify communication approaches to flex with different styles and situations
  • Use a structured approach to plan and organize work
  • Set SMART goals and initiatives
  • Overview of delegation techniques, knowledge and attitudes
  • Apply methods to set priorities
  • Create solutions to management challenges
  • Newly appointed or prospective managers with less than one year of management experience who are interested in mastering basic management skills

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