This management development programme is for managers and aspiring managers from South Gloucestershire Council, neighbouring Local Authorities, and other organisations operating in the area. It provides an opportunity to reflect on your experience and working practices and is equally suitable for new managers making the transition from staff member to manager, existing managers who wish to build on their experience and aspiring managers who are preparing to make their first step into a management role. It sets out the foundations of knowledge and skills needed for development within a management role, and enables managers to identify further training and development needs. This blended online programme will be delivered as a series 6.5 days over a seven month period supported with 10 hours of self-directed learning. It will be delivered through a blended solution including online training, psychometric assessment, 360 review, action learning sets, individual coaching, individual reflection, skills practice and e-learning. The facilitators are Emma Ford (01454 864447), Deb Parsons (01454 868273) and Sharon Johnson (01454 863089). If you have any questions about whether this is the right programme for you please contact Emma, Deb, or Sharon.
Please note there is a charge to attend this course for external delegates of £600. South Gloucestershire Council employees will be recharged £150 to cover costs.
Personal development planning to improve your performance as a first line manager.
Knowledge of how to develop individuals and teams.
Management and leadership skills that you can apply in your own role.
Build a network with other managers from your own and partner organisations.
Knowledge of key policies and management practices.
Understand the difference between management and leadership.
Develop an understanding of communication techniques.
An understanding of management and leadership skills required for the future.