Mate to manager

One of the biggest shifts employees can make is from doing to managing. This workshop will support junior managers to develop the mindset, behaviours and best practice needed to succeed in a management role and successfully navigate their transition and their new relationship with their team.

Max 12 participants
100 mins

Impact

On your business

  • Increased employee effectiveness – managers adapt to their new role more smoothly and are able to add value sooner, which is reflected in the efficiency of their teams.
  • Improved retention – facilitating positive relationships between managers and their team members is known to positively influence retention.

As a result of this workshop participants will

  • Understand the key mindsets, behaviours, and best practices they need to develop as they transition into their new manager role.
  • Be able to identify areas where they could boost their EQ (Emotional Intelligence) in order to make this shift from mate to manager.
  • Reflect on some of the challenges they have faced in transitioning from mate to manager and how to overcome these.
  • Practise responding to some of the key questions they need to answer when leading a team.
  • Identify practical steps they can take to make their new role a success.

Learning activities

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Workshop

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Discussion

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Online resources

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Action plan

Want to know more?

One of the biggest shifts employees can make is from doing to managing. As employees transition to a managerial role, they take on a new set of responsibilities, but also need to navigate a new relationship with the rest of their team.

New managers may think that having been a member of the team will make it easier for their colleagues to follow their lead and have their back but setting expectations and re-establishing boundaries can be a challenge.

It’s vital that we support new managers to make this transition successfully. This workshop will support junior managers to develop the mindset, behaviours and best practice needed to succeed in a management role and successfully navigate their transition.

Who will benefit?

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New managers

eager to develop the skills they need to support their teams and successfully navigate a new relationship with their colleagues

It helps to clearly define boundaries. Something nobody tells you when you are first promoted.

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Discussed important concepts that are not often our priorities.

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