Successfully Managing People

  • As our responsibilities as managers constantly become more complex and demand the involvement of more people, it is essential that we explore alternate methods to motivate our staff through effective people management.

    This skills program has been designed to allow current managers to develop new leadership and behaviour styles which will accommodate our changing environment including:

    • Improving interpersonal and managerial skills
    • Improving your decision-making process
    • Effective leadership through dynamic coaching styles
    • How to motivate individuals to meet objectives

    Who Should Attend

    This program has helped more than 2,000 managers from all functional areas including:

    • General Managers and administrators
    • Senior corporate managers
    • Manufacturing, technical and plant managers
    • Human resources and training managers
    • Sales and marketing managers
    • Operations and business unit managers

    What You Will Learn

    • Determine your unique management and coaching styles
    • Objectively identify your perceived level of effectiveness in terms of 14 management competencies
    • Discover how most dysfunctional employee behaviours are caused by management practices
    • Explore methods of bringing conflicts to the surface in order to manage them
    • How to engage employees in effective decision making
    • Use power appropriately to reduce negative reactions
    • Apply the latest research in motivating the new multi-generational workforce
    • Adapt your leadership and communications styles to fit any organizational context

    Course Pre-Work Materials

    Each participant will receive an e-mail detailing the process for online completion of a Management Effectiveness Profile System (MEPS). You will also be asked to provide five respondents whose feedback you value. All surveys must be completed and submitted for processing two weeks in advance of the program.

    • “The seminar was very interesting and I had the chance to reassess myself and my team. This seminar will definitely change my department. Better communication and coaching for entire staff.”

      N. RecioManager of Assisted Lab Services, Lumacare
  • Course content details

  • Additional delivery options

    Adapt this program to your organization with these additional delivery options.

  • Faculty

    Joseph Sherren

    Joseph Sherren

    CSP, HoF, Global Speaking Fellow

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    This program has been approved for CDP hours under Section A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA). Be sure to note the program ID number on your CPD log. For more information about certification or continuing professional development, visit the HRPA website at