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This is a bundled training package. It contains training for each of the bundled items below:

Course Price
Making the Move Into Management $74.95
Adopting the Appropriate Management Style $74.95
First Time Manager: Understanding a Manager's Role $74.95
First Time Manager: Challenges $74.95
First Time Manager: Meeting Expectations $74.95

Bundle Price: $199.00
Total Savings: $175.75


Making the Move Into Management

Transitioning into a management position can be both exciting and potentially overwhelming. The shift from individual contributor to leader requires confidence, solid communication, and a clearly defined plan of action. This Challenge Series exercise explores the benefits of drafting a transition strategy.
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Adopting the Appropriate Management Style

This Challenge exercise tests the ability of a manager to determine which style of leadership is best under the given circumstances.

First Time Manager: Understanding a Manager's Role

Most new managers don't realize how much their new role differs from that of an individual contributor. Often, they have misconceptions about what managing entails, and they may be surprised to learn that the skills and methods required for success as an individual contributor and those needed for success as a manager are very different. This course describes some of the myths about management and their corresponding truths in order to clarify what managers really do. It also points to the typical demands and constraints of a manager's job. Finally, it describes strategies for dealing with common mistakes of first-time managers. Materials designed to support blended learning activities aligned with this course are available from the Resources Page.
  • distinguish between myths and truths about management
  • recognize the typical constraints and demands that a manager must deal with
  • determine the best strategies for dealing with common mistakes of a first-time manager, in a given scenario

First Time Manager: Challenges

High expectations are often placed on first-time managers. Along with these expectations comes the pressure to succeed and the need to prove you belong in a management position. Establishing credibility early and building new working relationships can go a long way in helping a first-time manager succeed in adjusting to his or her new responsibilities. This course describes ways to establish credibility and manage former colleagues effectively. Materials designed to support blended learning activities aligned with this course are available from the Resources Page.
  • recognize how to establish credibility with your employees when you are a first-time manager
  • match techniques for managing former coworkers to examples that demonstrate their effective use
  • use techniques for working with former coworkers as their new manager

First Time Manager: Meeting Expectations

One of the most exciting and challenging changes that comes with moving into a management role, is the need to take a more strategic view of the work you are doing. As a first-time manager, you have to develop a greater awareness of how your own work, and the work of those in your department, fits in with the organizational vision. You need to know what the organization expects of you as a manager. You also need to understand the different expectations that your direct reports, your peers, and your boss have of you, and how to balance these effectively. It's also vital to build a strong relationship with your manager so you get the support you need to meet expectations. This course covers how to meet organizational expectations as a first-time manager, as well as how to balance conflicting expectations of peers, direct reports, and management. It also describes how to establish a productive relationships with your new boss. Materials designed to support blended learning activities aligned with this course are available from the Resources Page.
  • recognize how to meet organizational expectations as a first-time manager
  • determine the best response to conflicting expectations in a given scenario
  • identify examples of steps first-time managers can take to build productive relationships with their new bosses
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First Time Manager Essentials e-learning bundle
  • Course ID:
    252486
  • Duration:
    3 hours
  • Price:
    $199