Managing Managers for Results

GIBS Business School

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  • 4 weeks
  • online

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Reviews

Operations Manager from South Africa 2016

4.6
Course quality: excellentStrong leadership focus. Assist greatly with identifying blind spot and i also like the tools the course give to empower and grow your staff.
Instructors: good
Other (e.g. materials, infrastructure): very good
Primary takeaway: How to setup effective and efficient personal development plans How to employ tactics to get the best out of your staff and achieve organisational objective Identifying blind spots How to grow and empower staff As head of an area earn how to function almost as a consultant, observe staff and be able to just support and eleiminate barriers for them. Also how to involve and engage staff in department restructuring in order to get the best out of everybody
Things to improve: Perhaps do it over a shorter period

Course participant from Botswana

4.7
Course quality: very good
Instructors: excellent
Other (e.g. materials, infrastructure): very good
Primary takeaway: Importance of being aware of leadership turns and the importance of driving results through people.
Things to improve: The programme could introduce more simulations.

General Manager from South Africa 2016

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

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Who should attend

  • Middle managers who manage other managers;
  • Heads of functions;
  • Technical experts transitioning to management;
  • Senior managers; and
  • Entrepreneurs wanting to manage better.

About the course

As you transition to managing managers or business units, learn to elevate to more complex leadership, build high-performance teams and executing change and strategy more effectively.

This high-impact short programme gives you the keys to transition to your next level of leadership – not only equipping you now but also building your management capacity to tackle ongoing change in the future. You already have experience or training in management and, as your skills, values and focus evolve, it’s important to empower your management team to take on their management role. This will give you the critical space you need to act strategically at planning and change in your own function, in both the medium and long-term.

How you will benefit

  • Understand the changing role of middle and senior managers;
  • Apply tips and tolls for the impactful management of others and high-performance teams;
  • 360-degree feedback about your management skills, as well as the opportunity to engage with this feedback during small group coaching facilitated by our expert coach;
  • Immediately apply new learnings in a sustainable way;
  • Obtain a powerful awareness of yourself as a leader;
  • Immediately apply new learnings in a sustainable way; and
  • Develop networks with peers who span functions and industries.

Key focus areas:

  • Context: Leading ongoing change for greater results;
  • Team: Managing others through transition - Setting a direction for the team and overcoming barriers, dilemmas, and dysfunctional signs;
  • Self: Myself as leader building self-awareness and way to change patterns to be more impactful - Growing your authentic management and coaching competencies for collaborative and effective management.
  • One-on-one: Small group executive coaching along with professional management 360 review feedback.

Experts

Sarah Babb

Profile I work with individuals, teams and organisations to achieve growth and greater impact. I bring over 20 years experience of leadership development. My experience is from a practical base as a leader founding and running a mulitmillion rand business for 10 years and from facilitating, teac...

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