First Time Managers Development

Success starts at the top

Provide your first-time managers with the right tools to set them up for success.

Achieving manager role presents your organisation with an opportunity to increase your organisation’s leadership capability, introduce new energy and perspectives, and demonstrate your organisation’s ability to identify and reward talent.

Programme Outcomes

  • Demonstration of enhanced personal impact and authority
  • Ability to hold meaningful coaching and performance conversations
  • Strong conflict-resolution skills
  • Effective management of personal and team priorities

First Time Managers Development Matrix

 

Training Modules

Key Competencies

Learning
Objectives
Managing
Self
Managing
People
Managing
Business
Managing
Change
Excel
  • Mastering Powerful Presentations

  • Time Management

  • Effective Delegation

  • Creative Problem Solving

  • Experiencing and managing change in a VUCA environment

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Engage
  • Perception Management

  • Importance of Leadership & Followership

  • Building effective teams

  • Collaborative Decision Making

  • Stakeholder Management

  • Financia Storytelling

  • Conflict and collaboration

  • Transitioning from staff to supervisor

Inspire
  • The Inspiring Leader

  • Learning to Coach

  • Art of Motivation

  • Art of articulation

  • Personal Resilience

  • Understanding managerial effectiveness

Diagnostics & Assessments
  • Career motivation profile

  • Analytical reasoning test

  • Psychometrics – MBTI

Learning
Objectives
Excel
Managing
Self
  • Mastering Powerful Presentations

  • Time Management

Managing
People
  • Effective Delegation

  • Creative Problem Solving

Managing
Business
Managing
Change
  • Experiencing and managing change in a VUCA environment

Learning
Objectives
Engage
Managing
Self
  • Perception Management

  • Importance of Leadership & Followership

Managing
People
  • Building effective teams

  • Collaborative Decision Making

Managing
Business
  • Stakeholder Management

  • Financia Storytelling

Managing
Change
  • Conflict and collaboration

Learning
Objectives
Inspire
Managing
Self
  • The Inspiring Leader

Managing
People
  • Learning to Coach

  • Art of Motivation

Managing
Business
  • Art of articulation

Managing
Change
  • Personal Resilience

Learning
Objectives
Diagnostics & Assessments
Managing
Self/ People/ Business/ Change
  • Career motivation profile

  • Analytical reasoning test

  • Psychometrics – MBTI

  • Transitioning from staff to supervisor

  • Understanding managerial effectiveness

Click here to view the entire list of programs for first time managers

Key Principles of First Time Managers Development

 

Evaluate NeedsGain skills based on individual needs through curated modular programmes targeted at career progression

Commercial Acumen SkillsLearn and refine the business basics of strategy planning, analytics, sales and marketing, financial management

Financial LiteracyIncrease financial awareness and expand the managerial mindset from a personal identity of contributor to a team leader

Management AbilitiesEnsure future success with personal advancement skills, such as time management, problem solving and decision-making skills

Tailored Business ContentReach all diverse aspects of business, from cultural and competitive, to detailed strategic and operational needs

One-to-One SupportAccess knowledgeable Kaplan consultants and coaches who provide ongoing support, insight, and direction.

Case Study: Managing People Risk – Impact and Influence


The programme we were engaged to design and deliver to our client, a leading financial services regulator, was to help develop the personal impact, relationship management, and influencing skills of regulatory supervisors. The program has been consistently rated as the most relevant and immediately useful of the Supervisory Development Program and has stood the test of time. It also provides a fast track to competence for new supervisors.

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First Time Managers: Stepping Up to the Mark

One of our session offered a sample of our double helix approach to management development. It featured interactive simulations and talks aimed at demonstrating the importance of improving both technical competence and behavioral confidence.

Watch some of the highlights from this session.

 

"Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others."
– Jack Welch - Former CEO of GE who increased GE’s value by 4000% during his tenure
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