Management Skills Course: An Introduction

Management Skills Course: An Introduction

Short courses in Sydney, open to everyone.

Learn essential skills and advance your career with our Management courses in Sydney.

Learn Management with our Management courses in Sydney – short courses open to everyone.

This management skills course delivers core skills for those moving into management, regardless of the size of the organisation. In this management skills course you will receive practical hands-on guidance in developing your management skills across team members, customers, suppliers and any other relevant stakeholders in your line of work. While this is an introductory practical course on management, the techniques delivered will be grounded in well-accepted management theories.

Learning Outcomes

At the completion of this management skills course you will:

  1. Learn how to develop your leadership and management style to meet the challenges facing you as you develop your career.
  2. Discover ways of motivating team members.
  3. Acquire skills for dealing with difficult people, behaviours and situations.
  4. Be able to commence difficult conversations and manage performance.
  5. Develop skills in managing your time more effectively.
  6. Lead teams more effectively in solving problems together.

Course Content

This management skills course will cover the following content:

  • Applying leadership theories to your individual circumstances.
  • Drawing on motivational models for creating a high performing team
  • Creating a positive work environment and in so doing, dealing effectively with any toxic elements.
  • Aligning key performance indicators of team members to achieve overall team objectives
  • Managing conflict to achieve favourable outcomes
  • Enabling team members to solve problems together
  • Helping team members when underperformance becomes an issue
  • Ensuring your own time is well managed for achieving a good outcome for the team and organisation overall.

Intended Audience

This management skills course is suitable for anyone who is new to management and is seeking to achieve favourable outcomes immediately.

Delivery Style

This management skills course will be delivered as an interactive workshop consisting of an instructor-led lecture with practical exercises grounded in well-established leadership and management theories. This training approach allows you to work through concepts introduced by the instructor in an application-focused teaching environment. You will challenge your understanding of the concepts and consider their application once back in your individual workplace.

Course Prerequisites

This management skills course has no prerequisites and is open to all members of the public.

John Scott applies the latest advanced practices in the fields of business, leadership, organisational psychology, analytics and engineering to educational delivery. He has been involved in management and training for more than 30 years. He has held senior corporate and general management positions for multinationals across a range of industries, both in Australia and overseas.

Today as a global management consultant working across all continents, John captures the most recent thinking and practices in the short courses he teaches at University of Newcastle. John is multi-disciplinary, being degree qualified in business, psychology and statistics. He is also an accredited lean engineering practitioner. He has spent the last 15 years designing courses for a range of leading public universities in Australia, as well as one of the world’s largest private universities headquartered in USA. With this background, he brings to UoN the most up to date short courses for equipping and developing today’s modern professional in the world’s leading practices.

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