Transition to Management [a Cambridge Network Course]

The ‘first line manager’ role is unique in organisations as this person is the one level who manages ‘non-managers’. This brings its own set of hurdles to overcome and for people new to managing others there is a lot to learn.

Transition to Management Training Course

This course is aimed at those new to management; those with about 6 months experience as a manager; or those you are looking to promote in the next few months.


  • Adjust your mindset from individual contributor to manager
  • Manage workloads and deadlines
  • Deal with the changes in workplace relationships
  • Deal with the early stages of people issues and conflict
  • Develop your team through good communication and teamwork
  • Identify opportunities for delegation
  • Deliver 1-2-1 reviews and provide developmental feedback
  • Identify a ‘tool-kit’ of techniques and skills issues

Overall, being a new manager can be tough, and a toolkit of best practice do’s and don’ts will really help new managers avoid mistakes and feel more equipped to cope in the early days.

Who should attend

  • Team leaders, supervisors and project managers with up to one years’ experience in their new role
  • High potentials who look to be promoted in the next 6 months
  • Technical and project leads who would like to ‘up skill’ on their management techniques

Programme Content



Pre/Post work

Early Days

Team, Task, Individual

Early Management - Behavioural Shifts

Case study – Issues and strategy


Managing Up – Expectations

Team, task Individual (online)

Vanessa’s first 100 days

The People Dimension

Understanding my people

Communication – the challenges


Objective setting

Motivation Questionnaire

Dan Pink Link – Ted talk

Prioritisation matrix

Case study

The High Performing Team

Developing a high performing team

Effective team meetings

Managing expectations



Feedback framework

Developing Others

1:1 meetings – purpose

Developing your people

Creating a Feedback Culture

Two feedback frameworks

Feedback challenge

Personal objectives


Duration: 4 x 2.5 hour sessionsCredits: 3.6
Max. Delegates: 9Member Cost: £540.00+VAT
 Non-Member Cost: £810.00+VAT


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