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NOV
15

Introduction to management for planning professionals

Date:
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 at 9:00AM - 4:30PM
Venue:
Prospero House (etc Venues), 241 Borough High St, London SE1 1GA
Price:
£349 for RTPI members (From £199 with a season ticket)
 
£199 for licentiate members and independent consultants; £140 for students, unemployed and retired; £499 for non-members
Organiser:

Everyone who has had a bad manager knows how important the role is, but many are unaware of the different skills required to manage the assorted personalities and abilities that make up a team. Be it managing a small team as part of a project, or managing a permanent team or department, there are many common skills and techniques which can make the team more effective, anda the manager's life easier. This one-day programme will provide a practical guide for new managers to enable them to better manage their teams and achieve business objectives.

Benefits of attending:

  1. Clarify the role and expectations of a manager
  2. Identify your preferred style of management, its strengths and weaknesses
  3. Create a motivating atmosphere for your team to thrive
  4. Learn the art of delegation
  5. Deliver developmental feedback and have difficult conversations

Who should attend?

Anyone who has to manage a team to deliver results, including:

  • Planning officers
  • Technicians
  • Team leaders
  • Planning consultants
  • Department heads
  • Project managers

 

Programme

1. What is management?

  • The role of the manager
  • The directiveness continuum, from close supervision to hands of leadership
  • Stakeholder expectations of the manager

2. Personal management style

  • The behavioural styles model
  • Your preference of manager and your management style
  • Flexing your style for maximum effect

3. Motivating the team

  • Models of motivation
  • Your personal motivations and differences in the team
  • Creating a motivating atmosphere

4. The art and science of delegation

  • Benefits of delegation
  • Overcoming the barriers to delegation
  • SMART delegation
  • Making time to delegate

5. Feedback and performance management

  • Giving powerful constructive and reinforcing feedback
  • Planning a feedback conversation
  • Building a feedback culture in the team
  • Having difficult conversations

6. Putting it all together

  • Learning as a manager
  • Action planning and next steps

 

Trainer: Simon Taylor, Kaplan Leadership and Professional Development

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