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Become the Perfect Manager

Become the Perfect Manager
Leadership skills in any occupation drive change. But in the nursing profession, leadership skills are vital to patient care and advocacy, regardless of your title or position. Are you ready to step up and stand out, taking your leadership skills to the next level?

Become the perfect manager

The ‘Become the perfect manager’ course takes you on a journey to further develop yourself as a manager and expand your management toolbox. What makes managers great managers? What do they do and what skills do they have? What management styles are out there? How do you recognize them, and what is the effect of these styles on teams? What drives you as a manager and what are your development opportunities? How do you engage with your team, and perform effective challenging conversations? These are questions that we will answer in this interactive and high energy day.

What makes a great manager?

  • The difference and the connections between leadership and management
  • The latest research into the effectiveness of managers
  • Employee engagement and management
  • Management styles
  • Skills, knowledge and attitude of a great manager

Management fundament: ‘know yourself as a manager’

  • Conducting your personal assessment; identifying your strengths, weaknesses and development opportunities
  • Discovering & knowing your beliefs and values that drive your management style
  • Understanding yourself as a way of managing difficult behaviour of others

Interaction with others: ‘Great management skills’

  • Coaching skills for managers: develop your staff and improve their performance
  • Challenging conversations:
    • Five star feedback skills: effectively giving, receiving and asking for feedback
    • The ‘how to’ of delivering bad news
  • Building great teams and strategies to influence the culture in your team
  • Communicating with influence:
    • Getting your point across
    • Influence behaviour through your communication

We will end the day by finalising your own management development action plan that you have created. This action plan enables you to transfer all your learnings to your workplace, and make you stand up and stand out, as the perfect manager you are!

ACN Leadership courses are interactive and challenging. We teach knowledge through concepts, theories and latest research. We develop new skills through experimental learning and put freshly acquired knowledge into practice. We help you transfer your learnings into your workplace through practical action planning. Be ready to take this adventure…you will be challenged!


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11/04/2019 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Online registration not available.