Developing A New Managerís Potential
According to a recent survey, only 40 percent of executives are considered outstanding managers. How can companies build a strong, deep bench of talent and improve this statistic? By investing from the start in developing the new managerís potential and teaching the skills required to be strong, capable managers and leaders.
This highly interactive and experiential program is designed to increase the new managerís competencies in managing self and others, communicating effectively, thinking strategically and building the foundation for effective leadership. The program is combined with coaching using a Leadership Development Program that is available as a 6 or 12 month program. Below is an outline of topics explored in developing the new managerís skills.
New Manager Basics
- Understanding the Expectations of New Role
- Learning on the Job
- Identifying Strengths & Development Opportunities
- Setting SMART Objectives
- Time Management & Delegating
- First Ask Questions and Listen
- Work Towards a Win/Win Solution
- Quantify Ė Facts & Figures
- Running an Effective Meeting
- What is Leadership?
- Coaching and Developing Employees
- Building a Team
- Conflict Resolution
Seeing the Big Picture
- Managing Up, Down and Across the Organization
- Proactive Problem Solving
- Recognizing Opportunities
- Budgeting time and resources
Developing Leadership Potential
This highly specialized program is designed to develop leadership capabilities in high potential employees and to foster collaborative team competencies. Incorporated into the program are group and personalized learning experiences. It is based on the principles of adult learning and incorporates teaching, demonstrating, practicing, feedback and one-on-one support through coaching. Retention of the skill set improves from 10 to 90 percent using this process.
Six Month Program
Includes 4 group training sessions and 4 hours per month of one-on-one coaching with each participant. Deliverables include a Personal Development Plan for each participant, a skill assessment at the beginning and end of the program and a plan for a group initiative to be spearheaded by participants.
One Year Program
Includes 6 group training sessions and 4 hours per month of one-on-one coaching with each participant. Deliverables include a Personal Development Plan for each participant, a skill assessment at the beginning and end of the program, a behavioral assessment and a group project planned and executed by the participants.