New Managers Course

New Managers Course

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This fast-paced, practical new managers course is intended for aspiring or new managers across each sector – commercial, government, not-for-profit and institutional sectors. This new managers course allows you to acquire a comprehensive set of leadership and management skills in a hands-on environment to enable individual and personalised tuition and application. This new managers course is designed for those who want an overview of the skills needed to be an effective manager. You will develop leadership skills in practical contexts supported by real-life examples. This will be supported by input and exercise to develop your skills in effective team management and team problem solving, time management and organisational skills, and financial management.

Learning Aims

This new managers course aims to:

  1. Provide you with the tools needed to be an effective team leader.
  2. Facilitate effective engagement with your team members.
  3. Build your skills in interviewing, selecting and inducting team members.
  4. Help you prioritise and manage time on an individual and team basis.
  5. Enable you to work with your team to solve problems creatively.
  6. Increase your proficiency with financial management and decision-making.

Learning Outcomes

After completing this new managers course, you should be able to:

  1. Select a leadership style suitable for you and your team.
  2. Deal with difficult situations, resolve conflict and negotiate accordingly.
  3. Lead a team to prioritise and manage their time effectively.
  4. Recruit, select and induct new team members by identifying the right candidate and ensuring they are quickly delivering required output.
  5. Facilitate creative problem solving in a team setting.
  6. Financially manage an operating unit.

Course Content

This new managers course covers the following topics:

People management

  • Communication.
  • Motivation.
  • Managing change.
  • Recruiting, selecting and inducting the most suitable applicants.

Team leadership and problem solving

  • Inspiring and building high performance teams.
  • Dealing with difficult situations.
  • Techniques for fostering creativity in a team setting.

Time Management

  • Setting goals.
  • Organising work schedules.

Financial Management

  • Reading financial statements.
  • Budgeting.
  • Identifying variances.
  • Financial decision-making.

Intended Audience

This new managers course has a hands-on, vocational approach. It is suited to new team leaders wanting to acquire useful practical skills for immediate application in their workplace. This new managers course is designed for managers in all sectors – commercial, not-for-profit and government.

Delivery Style

This new managers 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

There is no pre-requisite knowledge or skills for this entry-level new managers course. Participants are, however, advised to come to this new managers course with their own examples of managerial and leadership practices so that discussion can be tailored to individual work requirements.

About your instructor

John Scott

John Scott

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.

As a global management consultant, John captures the most recent thinking and practices in the short courses he teaches at the 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 Australian universities, as well as one of the world’s largest private universities. With this background John brings to the University of Newcastle the most up to date short courses that will help equip today’s professional in global leading practices.


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