Management 1: The New Managers Course

Get a cross-functional view of management in a variety of organizational functions to enhance your perspective of where yours fits in to the whole organization. Develop a comprehensive management skill set that will propel your career, immediately increase ROI through the application of your learning and enhance the effectiveness of your staff and organization. Seasoned, dynamic instructors deliver refreshing perspectives on new manager training theories that have stood the test of time, as well as leadership insights on new management concepts.

Top Reasons To Choose
This Program

  • Accelerate your skills and knowledge to build your management career

  • Gain insight into wider functional business areas

  • Share experiences and knowledge with other professionals and network among graduating colleagues

  • Benefit from limited class sizes and the expertise and insight of industry-savvy instructors

  • Receive a 360º Leadership Assessment of your current leadership style

    • “I was asked to enter a management position and until the first day of this course, I had the attitude, 'I can't do this.' I have graduated and I am leaving with, 'I CAN do this.'”

      A. ChiodoManager of Specimen Handling, Ontario Agency for Health Protection and Promotion
    • ““I learned that my management style was and CAN be many styles, and is dependant on the person, the situation, the experience, etc. This was eye opening for me.””

      E. DumanskiEnvironment, Health & Safety Manager, LIfeLabs
    • “This is an excellent course presented by skilled, knowledgeable facilitators who deliver high-quality, relevant, up-to-date information. A fantastic course for new and experienced managers than can fast-track info in 5 days.”

      J. BrittOperations Manager, Naylor Building Partnerships
    • ““It was an interesting opportunity to learn new things related to management with a group of people from different industries – but with common challenges.””

      K. MorrisManager, Group Life and Disability, OTIP

About This Program

  • Link theory to practice with a hands-on, action-based management skills for new managers.

    The curriculum guides you through the five fundamental areas of business management.

    Learn leadership and interpersonal dynamics, the marketing management process, strategic and business planning, the financial management process and performance evaluation.

    By understanding these management and leadership skills for new managers you will master the techniques of analyzing and using financial statements, budgeting, cost control and performance evaluations, and become proficient at planning and implementing business strategy.

    Through analyzing and improving your personal leadership style, you’ll learn to open the lines of communication, foster teamwork and accredit your staff. From segmentation to positioning to new product development, you’ll gain insight on distinguishing between and excelling at the many marketing management processes while aligning your department with the wider strategic initiatives of your organization.

    Registration Deadline: You must register at least 10 days before the program start in order to complete a personal assessment tool before the start of classes.

    Who Should Attend

    This course is designed for those new to management, and those moving into new areas of business. Functional specialists about to embark on a general management role will also benefit. You will hit the ground running with actionable tools and skills in order to lead others effectively.

    It is also perfect for current managers with less than five years’ experience who have little or no formal management training. Leadership best practices will be taught, that will allow you to build your confidence and a complete management skill-set.

    What You Will Learn

    • Understand and improve your leadership style
    • Learn the latest techniques for performance evaluation
    • Understand the marketing management process, from segmentation to positioning to new product development
    • Practise new product development skills with a hands-on simulation workshop
    • Learn how to write and deploy business plans
    • Discover cost control and budgeting techniques for your department
    • Learn how to foster teamwork and empower your staff
    • Understand the rules of employee competency
    • Learn the best ways to handle crisis situations
    • Learn how to analyze and use financial statements
    • Open the lines of communication with both your staff and senior management
    • Learn to plan and implement business strategy

Course Content Details

Additional Delivery Options

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


Cy Charney

Cy Charney, BA, MBL, P. Admin

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Sanjay J. Dhebar

Sanjay J. Dhebar, MBA

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Stephen Friedman

Stephen Friedman, MA Psych

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Alan Kennedy

Alan Kennedy, BA, LLB, FCMC

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Beppino Pasquali

Beppino Pasquali, CPA, CA

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Continuing Education Credits

35 PMI-PDU Leadership

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35 HRPA-CPD Hours

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