• Strong leadership from the start
  • Customizable to all types of businesses & organizations
  • Personalized, on-site training
  • Experiential & hands-on learning – We show, not just tell

Essential Skills with New Manager Training

This one day workshop is tailored for those who need first time manager training. The training curriculum will launch first time managers to peak performance in motivating, managing, taking charge of projects, and developing their team. This program will train the first time manager or refresh the experienced one. Participants learn how to empower their team, equip other leaders, establish accountability, build trusting relationships, maintain a positive motivational climate, handle conflict, and maintain high morale.

Becoming a manager for the first time is a challenging career transition. New managers are often chosen because they are high performing individuals. However, without proper training and knowledge of essential management skills, they may not hit the ground running. This one day workshop will help first time managers overcome this challenge.

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Optimal Program Length: 8 hours

Possible Training Topics

I. Starting Strong as a First Time Manager

  • Developing Your Unique Management Style
  • The 12 Critical Management Traits
  • Nurturing a Positive Work Environment
  • Executing Sustainable Results
  • Building Trust & Confidence with Others

II. Management Essentials

  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Active Listening
  • Project and Time Management
  • Avoiding Fatigue & Burnout
  • Developing Operational Protocols

III. Building A Strong Team

  • Delegating & Empowering Others
  • Hiring the Best and the Brightest
  • Showing Appreciation & Recognition
  • Coaching Sub-Par Performers
  • Understanding Diverse Personality Styles
  • Conducting Performance Appraisals
  • Eliminating Team Conflict
  • Managing Millennials

IV. The Manager's Intangible Attributes

  • Developing Emotional Intelligence
  • Leadership Essentials
  • Leading an Effective Meeting
  • Dealing with Superiors
  • Casting Long-Term Goals


"The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly."

-Jim Rohn


Tangible Benefits

This workshop will teach your first time managers to...

  • Set goals and expectations for their team
  • New manager training gets results
  • Establish accountability and ownership within their team
  • Build trust in others
  • Project and time management basics
  • Use their energy wisely (avoiding fatigue and burnout)
  • Effectively delegate
  • Coach others
  • Understand the differences in personality
  • Manage conflicts

First time manager training will develop the confidence your new managers need to lead others.

Who Is First Time Manager Training For?

  • New manager training is for first time and mid-level managers.
  • Team-leaders with less than 3 years experience
  • For new managers or the reccently promoted who needs management training
  • Project managers
  • Anyone newly appointed to a leadership role

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Our Value Proposition

  • Fully customized

    We are a boutique training company and all our training is customized to your specific needs.

  • Partners in Growth

    We aim to be a collaborative & trusted partner in your training initiative, not just a vendor.

  • Focused on behavior change

    Our focus is on providing a behavior changing transformation in your organization.

  • High Retention Rates

    There is a difference between a seminar (canned program without much interaction) and a hands-on customized class. The biggest difference is retention (how much of the training will stick in the long run).

  • Experiential Learning

    Our method is experiential & hands-on: We SHOW, not just TELL.


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