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About the course

In today's competitive business environment, organisations must build a pipeline of top performers ready to assume managerial positions at short notice. These top performers must be adequately equipped with the necessary business knowledge and skills for such higher responsibilities. The programme aims to impart these general management skills and values needed for driving excellence in the complex business environment.


  • Shifting to a Management Mindset - Who is a manager and what do managers do?
  • Monitoring external factors and trends that impact business strategy and operations.
  • Performance Management
  • Coaching and Effective Delegation
  • Self-development for upward mobility
  • How to manage relationships at work – subordinates, peers and bosses
  • How to embrace and manage change effectively to develop resilience in a constantly changing workplace
  • How to work and be effective in team settings
  • Analytical thinking skills, problem-solving and decision-making
  • Ensuring personal quality - How to set priorities and manage time

Programme Outcome

  • Help participants to understand and appreciate their managerial responsibilities so they can quickly step up and transition into their new role as managers
  • Equip them to establish credibility and effective work styles required to be effective in today’s rapidly transforming workplace
  • Provide them with skills they require to build alliances with peer managers
  • Get them to understand the dynamics of a management team and how to be effective members of the team
  • Prepare them to enhance their ability to invest in their own self-development and be better positioned to realize their career development potential.

Who should attend

  • New Managers.
  • Inexperienced Managers.
  • Upcoming Managers

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Uche Attoh

Prior to his faculty appointment, Uche Attoh served on the Industrial Arbitration Panel, where, following a Federal appointment, he had for 8 years presided/participated in Tribunals constituted for the purpose of adjudicating over Trade Disputes and Labour-Management Conflict in accordance with ...


Akin O​​parison

Dr Oparison is a senior fellow at Lagos Business School with over 25 years’ management and leadership experience in blue-chip multinational companies. Oparison obtained his master’s degree and Doctorate in Business Policy and Organisational Development from the University of Wales, Cardiff. He w...


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