Ivey First-Time Manager Program
Learn the essential skills needed to succeed as a first-time manager.
What do I get?
After completing the Ivey First-Time Manager Program, you'll receive an authentic digital artifact – also known as a badge. This badge showcases your achievements and commitment to professional development. You can share your accomplishment with your network by displaying digital badges on social media, websites, ePortfolios, professional networks, and email signatures. Included in your badge is a digital certificate. Your network will be able to view your personalized and authentic certificate through your online digital badge.
In addition to a digital badge, you will receive an Ivey First-Time Manager Program Certificate of Completion, a powerful credential from the top business school in Canada.
This is the biggest step of your career. As a first-time manager, your decisions contribute to the success of the whole organization. You need to be prepared.
Take the time to discover your potential. Get the confidence and insights you need. Make sure your first decision is the right one. We can help.
We’ll help you feel confident in yourself and the decisions you’ll make every day. From hiring best practices to tips on being a strong presenter, the Ivey First-Time Manager Program will set you up for success.
What You Learn
The Ivey First-Time Manager Program focuses exclusively on the abilities required of a first-time manager. Topics covered include:
- Hiring staff and terminations
- Leading a team
- Managing direct report performance
- Performance reviews
- Conflict resolution and difficult conversations
- Legal obligations
- Communication and presentation skills
How You Learn
This is Not about Textbooks and Lectures
This isn’t your typical classroom. Our programs are designed with busy leaders in mind. We’re talking an engaging, interactive, and unique experience. Our real-world Case-Method of Learning is not about textbooks and lectures – it’s about learning by doing. You’ll walk away with new knowledge and ideas that you can immediately implement in your business.
Create Immediate Impact
Throughout the program, you’ll track your learning outcomes and pinpoint specific initiatives to implement. You’ll leave knowing exactly how you will apply your new knowledge and skills, and a self-developed implementation plan to start your impact once back in your workplace.
Who should attend
Newly-minted managers or those looking to attain a managerial promotion.