Managing For The First Time

This two day course is an introduction to the main aspects of management. It will look at different management styles and how to manage yourself, your organisation and your staff. We will cover recruitment, motivating your team and dealing with difficult issues.

Course Dates:

10th Jul 2017 (spaces available)

Course Length: 2 days

Course Costs:

Standard Price: £950

Charity: <15 Staff: £225

Charity: 16-30 Staff: £330

Charity: 31+ Staff: £495

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Course Location

Happy, Alie Street – view map & directions

What You Will Learn

  • To demystify management
  • To enable participants to explore their own styles of management, understand their strengths and weaknesses and to develop techniques for improvement 
  • To help participants understand the importance of networking for support
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Themes Covered

  • What is management?
  • Styles of management
  • The elements of management – overview
  • The elements of management – self
  • The elements of management – staff
  • The elements of management – organisation
  • Dealing with difficult issues as a manager
  • Management action plan
  • Review and evaluation

SMALL PRINT

The course will run from 10am to 4:45pm (light cold buffet 1pm to 1:45pm). Please be careful to arrive by 9.45am for registration and refreshments. The course will start precisely on time and it may not be possible to go back over material missed by late arrivals. If you arrive over 30 minutes late you may be asked to leave and attend another day.

Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions before booking for our payment terms and cancellation policy.


The Happy Guarantee

We want everyone to go away from our courses feeling as though they have learnt useful, practical skills that they can use straight away when they go back to work.

If you don’t feel that your training has been useful or if you are unhappy in any way, please just get in touch with our Customer Services team within 30 days of the course. We will be happy to offer you additional support and training free of charge to help you to gain the skills you need, or if you’d prefer, a full refund.

Your Course Trainers

Paul Gapper

Paul Gapper

Paul Gapper is a Masters qualified trainer with experience in interpersonal skills, work skills and management training. He has worked in the public, private and voluntary sectors for over fifteen years. Paul has a Distinction in the Institute of Personnel Development Training Certificate and the teacher-training certificate for Mindfulness-Based Approaches from the Oxford Mindfulness Centre.

Frances Burton

Frances Burton

Frances is a management and communication skills trainer and executive coach, with 30 years experience of working in the public, private and voluntary sectors. Frances has a level 7 certificate in executive coaching and leadership mentoring with the Institute of Leadership and Management and a certificate in training practice with the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development. Frances uses training, coaching and facilitation techniques to create a supportive, empowering and interactive learning environment, enabling participants to develop the skills and confidence they need to maximise their own and their organisation’s potential.

Kay Worth

Kay Worth

Kay Worth has been running personal development and parenting courses for over 25 years. She has 4 children, a degree in Psychology and many years experience of working in the voluntary sector. She is committed to promoting positive thinking, confidence building, great communication and positive parenting strategies, and loves to see the difference her courses make to relationships both at home and work.