New course announcement - Manager to Leader

Article summary: We are delighted to announce the launch of our Mate to Manager follow-on course, Manager to Leader, which takes managers on the next steps to becoming influential and impactful leaders.

Our Mate to Manager course has been running since 2016 and is consistently oversubscribed, making it a PETA bestseller.

The course is aimed at individuals who have recently transitioned into a management position – or even those who may already be in management – and teaches how to deal with the transition from being a ‘mate’ with former colleagues, to managing the team that they were previously part of.

Facing challenges such as how to create new boundaries, how to deal with team members who cross the line, handling interruptions and re-prioritising the workload are some of the topics that are covered in the 1-day course, which is led by instructor Tim Leonard.

In order to ensure the learned skills can be applied and practiced in the workplace, delegates receive a workbook full of resources to take away with them so they can refer back to the course content at any point.

Mate to Manager has consistently received positive feedback, the following comments have been taken from feedback on some of the most recent sessions:

“It wasn't all read off a PowerPoint- there were lots of examples. The tutor was very engaging. The handbook was very useful and good for referencing back to in the future.” 

“A great wealth of knowledge from Tim, helped refresh some lost skills over the way. The booklet will be very useful.”

“Very well presented. Very useful information pack. A lot of information that I will pass to colleagues.”

“I have learnt a lot of new ways to deliver my objectives going forward. Learnt the best way to deal with difficult situations and how best to be me as a person going forward.”

When asked how the course could be improved, one delegate suggested “a follow-on course to continue the development and keep the skills fresh.”

After discussions on how the course can be developed for individuals to take the next step in their leadership journey, we are very pleased to be announcing the launch of Manager to Leader.

The new course will help managers to unlock their leadership potential and equip them with the tools to inspire and empower their teams to perform at their best. Managers will learn to effectively lead high-performing teams and develop a culture of continuous improvement within the organisation.

A key way in which this course differs from Mate to Manager is that individuals will receive personalised 1-2-1 coaching sessions after completion of the course, to consolidate their learning and apply the skills into the workplace. The sessions will take place at weeks 2 and 4 after the 1-day course, to further support learning after completion of the initial training.

Manager to Leader begins in May, click here to book your place now.

If you haven’t yet completed our Mate to Manager course, book now here.

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