Ch 2: Transitioning to Management

About This Chapter

This chapter helps first-time managers prepare for their transition into supervisor or management roles. The lessons will acquaint your new managers with potential obstacles and provide them tips on how to avoid common mistakes.

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.

Skills Covered

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

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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