Managing Professionals for Results

access120 days access
cpd hours4 CPD hours
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This course will enable you to:

  • Think about what management is and how to nurture a talent for managing people
  • Look at how your coaching and leadership skills affect your team
  • Think about the best approaches to use when managing professionals
  • Examine the different roles managers are expected to take as part of your team
  • Learn how to fulfil these different roles and manage from within a team
  • Give effective feedback to your team
  • Avoid or resolve any conflict that arises in the team

To manage professionals to best effect you need to develop a variety of managerial skills. This course will help you hone your leadership skills to enable you to point your team in the best direction, improve your ability as a coach to get the best out of your team, help you position yourself within the team to act as a role model and effectively balance your team's workload.

Managing Professionals for Results is part of Nelson Croom's Issues and Debates suite of learning. Issues and Debates courses stimulate intelligent dialogue and debate and provide a valuable and evolving resource of professional knowledge and experience. These courses are topical, practical and highly relevant to today’s changing market. Each module is split into two activities: Understanding the issues and Putting it into practice. The first encourages you to think about a topic, drawing on your own professional experience and knowledge. The second helps you to put ideas and/or theories into practice as part of your day-to-day work.

What is management?

  • Defining management
  • Types of management
  • Managing different resources
  • Structure and teams
  • Team growth

Being a leader

  • The ideal leader
  • Leadership styles
  • Goal translation
  • Setting objectives
  • Using ongoing performance criteria

Being a coach

  • The ideal coach
  • Motivation
  • Adapting your style
  • Individual feedback
  • Identifying performance problems
  • Group feedback
  • Being part of the team

  • Delegating effectively
  • Balancing workloads
  • Being a role model
  • Offering help
  • Dealing with conflict
  • Communicating effectively
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