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The New Manager Workshop

  • An introductory management workshop
  • Duration: 2 day workshop
  • Delivery: face-to-face (or virtual option available upon booking)
  • Who? New or aspiring managers

A practical workshop written for new managers to quickly get up to speed on the art of management.

Recently promoted to and successfully obtained your first management role, now you are in need of knowledge, guidance, and support. You need the insights and practical skills of a manager, and you need them now; time is a luxury you simply can’t afford.

If you are after highly engaging and educational training that demonstrates what managers do and how best to do it, this workshop is for you.

You have recently been awarded the title of manager and now you can have the skill-set to back it up.


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Course Overview

A jam-packed management course full of practical learning activities, this two-day training introduces participants to the important fundamentals of management that are essential to the role.

From objective setting, monitoring staff performance, strategies for leadership, motivation, giving feedback and more, this insightful training is designed to get you managing.

Course Outcomes

  • Discover and develop the essential skills sets of management.
  • Uncover the link between setting goals and objectives to enhance team output.
  • Discover the Management By Walking Around (MBWA) technique for monitoring and maintaining agreed standards of performance.
  • Learn strategies for assessing staff performance against a set of measurable and behavioural objectives.

Furthermore in this Management Training

  • Implement regular feedback to reinforce productive behaviours and performance standards.
  • Learn about the situational leadership model and how best to use it.
  • Discover important principles of motivation utilised by successful leaders.
  • Generate a workable plan for moving smoothy along your managerial journey.
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Topics Covered

  • The foundations of management including setting the direction, monitoring staff performance, motivation and giving feedback
  • What exactly is a managers role
  • The 6 important cycles of management
  • Setting goals and objectives
  • The Situation Leadership model
  • Communication principles


  • Monitoring staff performance against predefined objectives
  • Motivational models and their application
  • The Skills vs Will Matrix
  • One-on-one meetings
  • Giving positive and constructive feedback
  • Workplace delegation

Program Framework

All Aptitude courses are conducted through our Program Framework consisting of:

  • Workshop booking consultation
  • Trainer led skills gap analysis
  • Tailored participant training plan
  • Post workshop coaching

Further Details

This new management workshop is a great way for emerging leaders and/ or frontline managers to hone in on those skills needed for a long-term and successful career.

Experiential Learning

More than simple theory, our 2 day workshop includes live demonstrations, practical role plays, trainer led discussions and in-depth feedback and guidance.

Fully Catered

All our training programs include a detailed learner guide, refreshments offered throughout the day and a sit down lunch.

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5 star participant feedback
Our trainer was a knowledgeable and skilled presenter who brought each person’s story to the table which allowed us to further learn from each other.
– Head of Lending & Operations
I thoroughly enjoyed the workshop and the way it was presented it. I feel I will be able to make immediate improvements and look forward to implementing them.
– Production Manager
Out trainer was a pleasure to have facilitate the course and managed our diverse group extremely well. Would highly recommend.
– State Coordinator

Aptitude Management Satisfaction Policy

If you attend a workshop and are unhappy with the course, simply inform us, and we will refund your fee in full Policy Conditions

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