Management Training
Enhanced Management Skills
for Experienced Managers

Training Overview and Course Description

Advanced management training is a key to sustained success.A structured program of management training is essential for sustained success.

The daily tactical decisions of lower and middle management drive the engine of any company or organization. Equipping these managers with practical, thoroughly-mastered skills is a vital investment.

We designed Enhanced Management Skills for managers who have a general command of basic management concepts and who are ready to take their management expertise to another level. (The course presumes management know-how equivalent to the content of our management training course on Management Basics for Frontline and First-Time Managers.)

Content and materials for this course are drawn from our proprietary LeaderTrack® Professional Development Series for Managers and Leaders.

Customizable:

We gladly tailor all of our management training to the specific needs of your organization. Customization is included in the standard fee.

Training Location:

Delivered worldwide as an in-house, off-site, or conference program. Presentations offered in English only.

Length:

Based on your needs and scheduling requirements, we can deliver this training in a condensed one-day version or in a two-day or three-day format. If full-day trainings are not convenient for you, we can break the course into multiple half-day segments.

In North America multi-day trainings can be scheduled on non-consecutive days and may even be weeks apart. This permits you to provide monthly or quarterly training programs and use Enhanced Management Skills for Experienced Managers as the curriculum.

Methodology:

PowerPoint presentations, group discussion, case studies, video clips, small-group breakouts, application exercises

Standard Fee:

The standard fee is all-inclusive. It covers pre-event coordination, customization, post-event evaluations, class workbooks, handouts, and other participant materials, along with incidental expenses. (A slight additional fee may be incurred for more than 15 participant notebooks.) No travel fee for trainings in the greater Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Full-day management training format in North America

  • One-day: $2750
  • Two-day: $4750
  • Three-day: $6250

Half-day management training format in North America

  • One-day: $1450
  • Subsequent days: $1200 each

Management training outside of North America: $600 surcharge per day on standard fee

Discounts:

We provide discounted fees for

  • non-profits and NGOs
  • trainings for multiple groups within a single organization, even at different locations
  • combining several LeaderTrack® training courses into a multi-day or multi-location training

We also have special pricing for convention or conference breakout presentations.

Related Services:

Our clients commonly combine management training with one-on-one leadership coaching for some or all of the participants.

Additional Training Options:

Sample Outline

Here are topics commonly covered in Enhanced Management Skills for Experienced Managers. The final outline is always developed in collaboration with the client and may include topics not listed below.

Review of management basics

  • The mandate and definition of management
  • The six roles of management

Five pivotal adaptations you must make as you advance up the management ladder

Fourteen classic principles of management

Recognizing your blind-spots as a manager

Four options for how you structure your team

How to manage diverse personalities

How to build trust witihin your team

How to develop your people

  • Career development plans
  • Coaching conversations
  • Effective delegation
  • The Progressive Empowerment Model
  • Holding people accountable without micromanaging

How to motivate your team

  • The inner dynamics of motivation
  • The role of personal values and beliefs in motivation
  • The role of innate personal drives in motivation
  • Moving from motivation to engagement

Becoming more strategic in your thinking

The Present Reality/Desired Reality planning model

How to develop well-formulated goals

How to implement change successfully

Mangaging within financial and resource constraints

  • What financial reports are telling you and why that's important
  • Why profit is not cash flow
  • Why companies can be profitable and bankrupt at the same time

Building bench strength and preparing for succession