About This Chapter
Transitioning to Management - Chapter Summary
Beginning managers will find content on planning, motivating staff and team development in this corporate training chapter. Your managers will become well-acquainted with:
- The multiple benefits of planning in management
- Common errors of new managers
- Tips that position managers for success
- Guidelines for building a team
Your managers can ease their transition by viewing this chapter's engaging lessons on a computer or a handheld device. Each of the lessons features a practice quiz so that managers can immediately assess their comprehension after reviewing the content.
How It Helps
- Promotes planning: New managers will learn how devoting enough consideration to planning will help them to meet objectives.
- Targets prevention: A number of common errors that first-time managers make are covered in this chapter, and watching these videos can help your managers avoid these mistakes.
- Strengthens work relationships: Managers learn key tips that focus on building a positive relationship with staff.
By the end of this chapter, managers will be able to:
- Explain why planning plays such an integral role in an organization's success
- Understand the variety of common missteps among beginning managers
- Discuss factors that foster success, such as effective delegation and leadership
- Put into place the kinds of practices that grow team relationships
1. Planning as a Function of Management
In this lesson, you will learn the role of planning as a function of management. Discover the advantages of and barriers to planning, and how it is used to achieve organizational goals.
2. Common Mistakes of First-Time Managers
Being an effective leader can be challenging when it's your first time managing. This lesson explains some common mistakes you can avoid to be successful as a first-time manager.
3. Tips for Succeeding as a New Manager
Do you want to become a successful new manager? Find out how with these tips on how to build your skill level and your understanding of the business you are operating.
4. Building Your Team as a First-Time Manager
This lesson will discuss steps you can take as a first-time manager to ensure you are best utilizing the skills of your team. You'll also learn to build relationships that will create a productive staff and make you look like a superstar.
5. Practical Application: New Manager Checklist for Success
This checklist will help you be more successful as a new manager. Here, we'll review tasks and strategies needed for you to manage a team of employees.
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