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Being expected to manage people has to be one of the most daunting aspects facing new managers in the workplace. People are unpredictable. People have emotions and feelings and they cannot all be treated in the same way. This makes people management complicated. Furthermore, new managers are often faced with the difficulty of having to manage a team that used to be their peers and this can make the transition even more intimidating. In order to assist new managers to address the challenges faced with managing people, AstroTech is offering a training course on People Management for New Managers which covers the following key topics:

  • So now I'm a Manager!

  • Gaining Acceptance and Credibility

  • Understanding People Dynamics
  • People Management vs Operations Management
  • Motivating your Team
  • Managing Conflict
  • Building a Winning Team
  • The Labour Legislation Minefield
  • Discipline & Poor Performance
  • How can the HR department help?
  • Developing & Training your Team
  • Coaching
  • What about your own Development?
  • Recruiting and Retaining Star Performers
  • Using Rewards & Recognition Effectively
  • Includes Hands-on Practical Interactive Sessions
  • And much more!


The course will be very valuable for:
  • New Managers within an organisation

  • Team Leaders and Supervisors that need development in the people management discipline

  • Specialists who are moving or have moved into management roles

  • Anyone who wants to enhance their People Management Skills


  • Gain an understanding of the key aspects of people management

  • Understand what makes an effective people manager
  • Understand how build and manage a team

  • Understand how to gain credibility and acceptance


  • Training Manual & CD
  • All delegates receive one month of telephonic support relating to course content


Provision of the course by AstroTech includes:

  • Professional Presentation of the subject matter
  • All course material & tutorials
  • 1 month of related telphonic support.

The course is 3 days in duration.

Please note that the venue, lunch and refreshments must be provided in-house and is not included in the cost of the course.

For more information on AstroTech in-house courses, please contact AstroTech on 0861 Astro T (0861 278 768) or 011 582 3222 or