The Art of Managing People

Craft, Vision, and Communicating with People

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5 Days

Introduction to the course

This 'The Art of Managing People' training course challenges the earlier concept that management is no longer simply a responsibility. Today there is an increasing recognition of the importance of the skill of people management. How well or badly a team is managed can affect employee retention, productivity, creativity and even your employees’ health.

This practical, interactive, and participative 'The Art of Managing People' training course will enhance your management skills in order to motivate your team members by projecting a charismatic and inspiring approach to your role. With practical insights into managerial and behavioural styles, you will explore the core competencies needed in effectively managing an organisation, managing people, and managing change. It makes good business sense to be an effective people manager. If you are unsure about where to begin, we highlight the five steps to get started.

The Art of Managing People training course will highlight:

  • Implement a people-focused culture
  • Know your team: their strengths and goals
  • Make yourself available and listen
  • Encourage risk taking and innovation
  • Be a leader, not a manager

Course details

At the end of this Art of Managing People training course, you will learn to:

  • Clarify your role & responsibilities as a manager
  • Embrace a people-focused culture in management
  • Develop your core managerial style to inspire & engage your team
  • Understand how to implement successful strategies
  • Take responsibility for leading change

Participants in the Art of Management training course will receive thorough training on the subjects covered by the outline with the tutor using a variety of proven adult learning teaching and facilitation techniques. Training course methodology includes highly interactive delivery, relevant and targeted video presentations, case studies, team exercises and participative discussions.

Your organisation benefits from managers who return with the skills and knowledge to give the best of themselves whilst engaging and inspiring others to engage more fully in improving their performance.

  • Effective managers who take responsibility to achieve objectives & goals
  • People-focused culture focus engages others to achieve their best
  • Develop their core managerial style to inspire their people
  • Implement alignment to achieve successful strategies
  • Manage innovation to become a cutting-edge organisation
  • Embrace and lead change initiatives

This training course will give participants the confidence, drive, and ability to challenge themselves and develop a people-focused culture, thus achieving greater engagement.

  • Understanding of their own management style and motivational drivers
  • Appropriate strategies for day-to-day managing and delegating
  • Listening and questioning skills for improved trust, respect, and communication
  • Develop & employ a people-focused culture for improved performance
  • Engage and support others in the achievement of organisational objectives
  • Creative thinking and decision-making skills

This training course is valuable for all people who need to manage people and performance. The course covers development across a wide range of experience, both new or prospective.

This course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit:

  • Supervisors who are planning to become managers
  • Newly appointed managers
  • Team leaders
  • Team managers aspiring to become leaders
  • Experienced professionals wish to refresh and develop their management skills

Daily Agenda

DAY 1:
Understanding Your Role and Responsibilities
  • Taking a world view
  • Define the term “management”
  • The role of character in management
  • The dimensions and characteristics of behavioural styles
  • Your behavioural style: Strengths and areas for development
  • Be a Leader
DAY 2:
Developing a People-Focused Culture
  • Establishing direction and communicating vision
  • The impact of organisation culture
  • Applying emotional intelligence in self and others
  • Conflict resolution & handling pressure with EI
  • Developing key elements for business excellence
  • Missions, visions and success factors
DAY 3:
Team Development & Engagement
  • The goals of teamwork
  • High performance team masterplan
  • Identifying effective team behaviours
  • Overcoming obstacles to effective teams
  • Delegation and building trust
  • Giving feedback provides engagement
DAY 4:
Communication: The Key to Success
  • The art of communication as a manager
  • Building your skills as an effective communicator
  • The power of vision
  • Using language, a word pictures to demonstrate your vision
  • Listening and questioning skills
  • Dealing with difficult conversations
DAY 5:
Managing Innovation and Leading Change
  • How our thinking works in respect of team innovation
  • Difference between vertical and lateral approaches; what are the benefits
  • Building credibility by achieving results
  • Balancing risk and capitalizing on opportunities
  • Facilitating and managing change
  • Action Planning

Frequently Asked Questions

There are no prerequisites. Our courses are open to students of all backgrounds who are 18 years of age and older. All courses are conducted in English. Video lectures include English subtitles and the option to slow-down, pause, or replay lectures for better retention. Discussion boards are a critical component of each of our courses; therefore, we suggest students have a conversational knowledge of English when pursuing a Certificate of Completion. For any of the art writing courses, students need to be 100% proficient in written English.

You should have an up-to-date web browser such as: Chrome, Safari, Firefox, or Internet Explorer. For more detailed information, please see the guides for supported browsers and basic computer specifications. Our Online Courses can be accessed on a mobile or tablet device, although we strongly encourage you to have access to a desktop or laptop computer and reliable internet connection for certain course components. Former students have told us it is easiest to read discussion threads and complete written assignments on a laptop or desktop computer.

Registration is available on our website. Just follow these simple steps: Click the “Apply Now” button in the top right corner of your screen. Select “Online Courses.” Choose your course(s). You will be asked for basic contact information and your credit card payment. We require full payment at the time of registration and all tuition is billed in US dollars. Be sure to check with your bank or credit card company, as your financial institution may charge a foreign transaction fee.

Our classes are kept small, at no more than 30 students, to better facilitate and encourage personalized interaction with the instructor and fellow participants. Your classmates come from all over the globe and contribute their global perspectives and experience. Some are currently working within the arts while others are just beginning. All classmates share in their passion for the art world.

It is recommended that you begin your course promptly. If you do need to start the course a few days late, contact your instructor as soon as possible after the course has opened to discuss your options. Registration closes on the Friday after the course begins.

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Course customization available
Course customization available

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