Executive and Professional Development

Developing Managerial Effectiveness

This two-day program helps new managers implement the 4 P's (Prioritize, Plan, Prepare, Perform) of effective management in their work and as individuals. Participants will assess their strengths and weaknesses and develop goal plans for increased effectiveness. You will look at time use effectiveness from an individual as well as an organizational perspective. It is a great way to gain the skills necessary to build Continuous Improvement plans.

Effectiveness includes both strategic, high level planning and day to day prioritization and delegation techniques. The number one rated need for employees is to work for effective and efficient managers; this program will help you develop the skills to be that manager.

Developing Managerial Effectiveness is an elective seminar for the Certificate in Skills for New Managers.


DATES - 2 Day Seminar

March 20 - 21, 2018
June 25 - 26, 2018

COURSE INFORMATION
Fee:
 $765
Facilitator: Brenda Fair, CPHR
Location: Saint Mary's at the World Trade Centre, 8th Floor, 1800 Argyle Street

 

Program Content

Prioritize

  • The Difference Between Effective and Efficient
  • Priority Management
  • Decision-making abilities needed to manage multiple priorities
  • Establishing  techniques for ensuring staff are managing their priorities as well

Plan

  • Defining Productivity - What is Your Time Worth?
  • Introduction to Strategic and Departmental Planning
  • Balanced Scorecard
  • Appreciative inquiry as a transformational tool

Prepare

  • Organizational Process Improvement
  • Team Decision Making
  • Process mapping, breakdown and re-development
  • Continuous Improvement processes and methods

Perform

  • Managing the Productivity of Others
  • Tools and Templates for Process Effectiveness
  • Developing and Measuring Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Holding Effective Meetings

Personal Plan of Action

  • Leave with a personal plan of action to take forward into your role as a new manager

What You Will Learn

  • To examine individual strengths and weaknesses in productivity, adaptability and effectiveness
  • To explore priority management and the transition to the role of the manager using action-oriented objectives
  • To determine how to best manage the productivity of others
  • To explore the role of re-engineering for increased efficiencies
  • To understand the concepts of Continuous Improvement
  • To develop a personal action plan for the transition to the role of a manager

Who Should Attend?

You will benefit from this seminar if you:

  • are contemplating a career in management
  • are a professional and/or staff member who will be assuming a management position within your organization
  • have moved into a management/leadership position in the last two to three years