First Time Manager: Understanding a Manager's Role (X009)

Description

Type: Online
Duration: 01:00 hours
Status: Archived

Most new managers don't realize how much their new role differs from that of an individual contributor. Often, they have misconceptions about what managing entails, and they may be surprised to learn that the skills and methods required for success as an individual contributor and those needed for success as a manager are very different. This course describes some of the myths about management and their corresponding truths in order to clarify what managers really do. It also points to the typical demands and constraints of a manager's job. Finally, it describes strategies for dealing with common mistakes of first-time managers.

Topics include:

  • distinguishing between myths and truths about management
  • recognizing the typical constraints and demands placed on a manager
  • determining the best ways to deal with common mistakes of a first-time manager in various situations

Notes:

Please note that this online course provided by Skillsoft Corporation will be removed from our catalogue March 31, 2020.

More about this course
  • Topics: Human resources; Personal development; Personal and team development
  • Community: Supervisors; Managers
  • Business line: GC and Public Sector Skills
  • Provider: Skillsoft

Upcoming offerings

There are no available offerings for this course at the moment.

All on-site classroom courses have been suspended until further notice. However, virtual classroom and online self-paced courses, including required training and language maintenance tools, remain available for registration through your GCcampus account.

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