Managing for Results

GIBS Business School

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GIBS Business School

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Reviews

Mkhanyisi J, Manager from South Africa 2017

4.9
Course quality: excellent
Instructors: excellent
Other (e.g. materials, infrastructure): excellent
Primary takeaway: Managing with a heart and yet achieving the results.
Things to improve: nothing
Industry:professional services

Manager from South Africa 2014

4.5
Course quality: excellent
Instructors: very good
Other (e.g. materials, infrastructure): good
Industry:pharmaceutical

Administrative Professional from South Africa 2013

5.0
Course quality: excellent
Instructors: excellent
Other (e.g. materials, infrastructure): excellent
Industry:education

Lungi D, Operations Manager from South Africa 2010

4.6
Course quality: excellent
Instructors: very good
Other (e.g. materials, infrastructure): very good
Primary takeaway: Leadership traits, A topic on 21st Century Manager. As a New Manager then, it helped to fast track my leadership skills. I aslo liked the Personal Development Plan.
Things to improve: The course was good, I wouldn't change anything.

IT Professional from South Africa 2018

4.7
Course quality: very goodDue to my position on managing devs, this course gave me what I really wanted.
Instructors: very good
Other (e.g. materials, infrastructure): very good
Primary takeaway: To make your team more productive by identifying all the weaknesses, threat and turning them into opportunities and strength.
Things to improve: It's been over a year that I took this course. So I can't really remember what I could change but I would say 90% of the course was very impressive by the way people learn and interact with other team members.

Strategy Professional from South Africa 2018

5.0
Course quality: excellent
Instructors: excellent
Other (e.g. materials, infrastructure): excellent
Primary takeaway: I loved how the course made me realize my blindspots.
Things to improve: Nothing
Industry:transport

R&D Professional from South Africa 2014

4.6
Course quality: very good
Instructors: very good
Other (e.g. materials, infrastructure): excellent
Primary takeaway: Understanding lean operations and removing bottlenecks from an ops system
Industry:tv and media

Manager from South Africa 2012

4.0

Manager from South Africa 2017

4.8
Course quality: excellent
Instructors: excellent
Other (e.g. materials, infrastructure): very good

Who should attend

New managers and managers who have already transitioned into their first full management position but have not received any formal training to prepare them for this role.​

About the course

For managers who have transitioned from managing themselves to managing others.

Influencing others to effectively implement your plan, working with different personality types, creating processes that support the achievement of your team's goals, and changing your own mindset, are just some of the challenges you will face as a manager.

This programme is designed to assist you in your role of managing people. By firstly understanding your strengths and blind-spots better, and by further understanding how to adapt your leadership style to individual members of your team, you can set yourself up for a successful career in management.

This programme also focuses on the processes and realities of being a manager. It provides best-practice models, theories and frameworks that emphasise personal growth into a management role. It is designed to show you how to overcome your toughest challenges faced at this level of management.

Key focus:

  • Discover what is expected of a manager in today's competitive and opportunity-filled business environment.
  • Learn how to solicit and use timeous feedback to know how you are doing.
  • Unpack how you perform at your best and how to continue performing at your best.
  • Gain skills, confidence and a "can do" attitude from hands-on practice of the essentials of management with each day emphasising an important element of management:

    • Head: Passion for Process
    • Heart: Passion for People
    • Hands: Passion for Performance

How you will benefit

This programme offers you a three-day opportunity to explore and understand the practical application of best practice at your management level.

  • Assess your own performance against this benchmark;
  • Apply some tips and tools applicable to your management level; and
  • Create a personal development plan to use your strengths to meet the demands of excellence in your job​

Experts

Jayashree Naidoo

Profile Jayashree Naidoo is a specialist in the field of personal and organisational change and the design of leading edge interventions that are tailored to meet the needs of each client. Since 2002, she has been the director of Tact Consulting (Pty) Ltd, a human capital development consultancy...

Lanier Covington

Profile Lanier is a business consultant, facilitator and “success” coach. He has over 22 years of consulting and management development experience in South Africa. Lanier’s corporate and entrepreneurial experiences provide him with a broad and comprehensive foundation for understanding business ...

Monique Stock

Profile Monique has consulted extensively within the fields of transformation and organisational behaviour and has worked across industries, nationally and internationally, to assist individuals and organisations to meet strategic and operational needs. She is the founder and managing director ...

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