Essential Management Skills

Essential Management Skills

Acquire the fundamental skills you need to be a successful manager

Overview

This program is an absolute must for new or developing managers who wish to learn successful practices in managing people and handling on-the-job challenges. You will gain a comprehensive understanding of what makes an effective manager, from developing positive relationships, exercising team leadership and motivating people to setting performance expectations and coaching to empower growth.

This flagship course boasts thousands of graduates and is a compulsory training step for recently appointed managers in many organizations.

Key Benefits & Takeaways

  • Develop a broad understanding of managerial concepts, techniques and decision-making skills
  • Practice implementing the key functions of a manager through hands-on exercises
  • Increase your ability to motivate and engage others
  • Understand the basics of coaching to turn talent into strengths
  • Examine proven tools to set and manage performance expectations
  • Learn to create and maintain effective collaboration and teamwork
  • Discover ways to work through difficult conversations and discipline issues
  • Who Should Attend

    This seminar is designed for all newly appointed managers, supervisors or project leaders as well as those with up to five years of management experience. It is particularly helpful to professionals with several years of technical expertise who have been promoted into management or team leader positions. The concepts and examples are relevant to all functional areas including finance, production, marketing, sales, human resources or information technology.

    What is the Registration Fee?

    $2295 (plus tax) for the three-day program, including facilitation by a highly-rated faculty member, comprehensive workbook, results-oriented exercises, seminar supplies, meal service (breakfast, lunch and breaks) and a certificate of completion from the McGill Executive Institute.

    Program in Detail

    The approach to learning is highly interactive with a blend of best practices, principles and skills that can be immediately applied on the job. Decision-making exercises, role play and other action-based learning activities are designed to help you discover the most effective approaches to management, teamwork and leadership. The three-member faculty team bring real world business experience and keep content fresh and current with managerial techniques that respond to today’s challenging work environment.

    The seminar will be held at the McGill Executive Institute located at 1001 Sherbrooke Street West (between Peel and McTavish). A check-in desk on the 6th floor will be open from 8:30 a.m. and the seminar will run from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day.