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

This programme is ideal for new managers, managers seeking development, and prospective managers, whether you’re in the commercial, corporate, start-up, non-profit, or government sector – or anywhere else.

About the course

Make the powerful personal and professional transition needed to evolve from managing yourself to effectively managing others – especially in times of volatility, uncertainty and change

This action-orientated, experiential and practical course is ideal for new managers, managers wanting to optimise their performance, and prospective managers. It gives you the unique opportunity to see how subordinates and superiors see you and your performance, and to get feedback. You will learn from your peers, coach and accountability partner; craft your own Personal Development Plan and leadership style; and develop the skills required to execute the responsibilities of a first-line management position in a complex and unpredictable business environment.

This course is part of number of select programmes which include the offer of access to Linkedin Learning – online learning video courses. Access will be made available on the first day of the GIBS programme and extends two months from the date of completion of the course.

Key focus areas:

Head: Passion for the process:

  • Understand the strategic context in which your organisation operates;
  • Strengthen your ability to understand and execute strategy; and
  • Make effective decisions and solve complex problems

Heart: Passion for people:

  • Develop emotional astuteness;
  • Explore your emotional and workplace resilience;
  • Understand the role of your personal values; and
  • Explore the role of your leadership style.

Hands: Passion for performance:

  • Experiment with improving processes;
  • Ignite outstanding team performance; and
  • Explore team development and the success factors of high-performing teams.

How you will benefit

  • Meet all of the expectations of first-line managers in times of uncertainty;
  • Recognise deepened self-awareness and self-insight, gained through feedback;
  • Call on a personalised toolkit derived from best and common practice;
  • Use your Personal Development Plan to meet the demands of excellence;
  • Identify your own strengths and areas for development and;
  • Leverage a greatly enhanced professional network.

Experts

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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