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Making the Shift: Technical to Management

Overview

Being given a management position can be a very motivating experience and very often this promotion is awarded due to technical expertise. Unfortunately, often the individual's technical expertise does not expand into the 'human' side of business. This highly practical workshop will help you shift from a technical to a management perspective, ensuring you get the best results from your team.

Objectives

By the end of this workshop successful participants will be able to:

  • Use the skills of a manager in addition to those of a technical expert 
  • Set appropriate business objectives that support those of the organisation 
  • Manage and motivate your department/ team and maintain their commitment 
  • Work more closely and effectively with other senior colleagues and managers 
  • Create and communicate a clear direction for your team

Competencies

  • Leadership and management 
  • Performance management 
  • Communication and interpersonal

Course content

  • Identifying your strengths and weaknesses
  • Management and leadership qualities
  • The importance of communication
  • The role of the manager in developing strategy
  • Demystifying business planning
  • Cascading plans into actions
  • Developing high performing individuals – setting objectives and monitoring progress
  • Delegation and empowerment – ‘hands off’ management opportunities
  • Coaching and giving feedback
  • Motivating individuals and teams
  • Dealing with people problems – managing conflict
  • Managing change – your role as a champion

Learning outcome

On completion of this workshop you will be well equipped to move into a management position, focusing not on your technical expertise, but your ability to get the best out of people.

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    Focus Management Consultancy
  • Al Salmein Golden Tower, Suite 602
  • Electra Street, PO Box 322
  • Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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