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COURSE OVERVIEW

Managing business operations and people is a daunting task in itself, while moving from a specialist or technical role to one which involves general and people management responsibilities comes with even more unique challenges. As a specialist, you have come to depend mostly on yourself for the effective delivery of job related objectives. However, once you become a manager, you are responsible for achieving results through others, managing workplace dynamics, and juggling the management of day to day business operations with managing people needs, emotions and aspirations.

To assist people in managing the transition from a specialist role to a management role, AstroTech is offering a training programme called “Bridging The Gap: From Specialist to Manager”. The course includes the following key topics:

TOPICS

HOT TIPS FOR SUCCEEDING IN YOUR NEW ROLE

  • Networking
  • Gaining Credibility
  • Gaining access to Mentoring
  • Using & Understanding Politics to your advantage

TRANSITION PHASE CHALLENGES

KEY CRITICAL MANAGERIAL COMPETENCIES SUCH AS

  • Decision Making
  • Meeting Management
  • Communication
  • Leadership
  • Problem Solving

OVERVIEW OF GENERAL & OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT INCLUDING

  • Budgeting
  • Management Reporting
  • Business Plans
  • Interfacing with other Departments
  • Strategy & Planning

MANAGING THE EMPLOYEE LIFECYCLE THROUGH

  • Recruitment Development Termination
  • Performance Management Discipline

LABOUR LEGISLATION ESSENTIALS

WHAT MAKES PEOPLE TICK?

  • What makes an Effective Team?
  • How do you build an Effective Team?
  • Motivating Others

COMBINING LEADERSHIP WITH EFFECTIVE PEOPLE MANAGEMENT SKILLS

HANDLING CHALLENGING SITUATIONS

THE ART OF LETTING GO: EFFECTIVE DELEGATION

And much more!

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

  • Specialists who have developed into a management position
  • Engineers, Technicians and other Technical staff who have developed into a management position
  • Professionals who have developed into a management position
  • Anyone else wanting to develop their management skills

OUTCOMES

  • Understand the challenges faced in the transition from a specialist to a manager
  • Learn how people dynamics work and how this can help you with people management
  • Learn how to get the best out of your team so that both you and they can shine
  • Awareness of labour relations risks Exposure to current leadership trends and thinking
  • Practical guidelines which can be applied back in the workplace

IN-HOUSE TRAINING

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PUBLIC TRAINING DATES

23 - 25October

Bridging the Gap: From Specialist to Manager

23 October 2019 Johannesburg R12,985.00 R12,335.75 (excl.VAT)
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