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Introduction To Managing People

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Duration: 1 Days*

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  • Be able to gain high productivity with minimum resources
  • Gain knowledge on how to manage and deal with different kinds of people
  • Develop an understanding on different employee behaviours

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Course Information

Introduction to Managing People Overview

This Management Training course provides candidates with an understanding of management and the skills required to effectively manage people within a team. During one day this Managing People training course enables candidates to effectively manage people within a team and overcome financial and policy related issues. Individuals will learn the key responsibilities of a manager, including hiring, firing, communicating, appraising, disciplining, and training team members.

Introduction to Managing People Outline

This Introduction to Managing People training course will cover the following topics:


Management Evaluation

  • Need of Management Skills

  • Approaches to Management Skills

  • Principles of Management

  • Theory of Organisation


The Management Process

  • Planning Process

  • Process of Organising

  • Staffing

  • Directing the Process

  • The Control Process

  • Coordination of Process

  • Ways to Manage Power and Authority

  • The Decision-Making Process


Overview of Leadership

  • Introduction to Leadership

  • Role of the Leader

  • Leadership Skills

  • Tools and Techniques of Leadership

  • Different Theories of Leadership Skills

  • Characteristics of Leadership

  • Relationship between Leadership and Management

  • Qualities of a Good Leader

  • Types of Leadership

  • Autocratic Leadership

  • Democratic and Participative Leadership

  • Free-rein Leadership

  • Variety of Leadership

  • Factors of Leadership

  • Leadership Approaches

  • Leadership Effectiveness


Motivation and Personal Performance

  • Introduction to Motivation

  • Characteristics of Motivation

  • Importance of Motivation

  • Motivation Theories

  • Maslow’s Need Hierarchy Theory

  • Herzberg’s Two-Factor Theory

  • McGregor’s Model

  • Maslow’s Need Hierarchy vs Herzberg’s Two-Factor Theory

  • Vroom’s Expectancy Theory


Time Management

  • Introduction to Managing Time

  • Identify Objectives and Goals

  • Fundamental Skills for Managing

  • Why is Time Management Important in a Corporate Environment?

  • Allocating time

  • Creating a plan

  • Role of Planning

  • Time Management in different organisations

  • Role of the Organiser


Effective Team Management

  • Team Building

  • Qualities of Good Teams

  • Types of Teams

  • Team Behaviour

  • Ways to Build a Successful Team

  • Steps of Team Development

  • Standard Managing Style


Performance Management

  • How to deal with Poor Performance

  • Delivering the message

  • Team Support

  • Evolving Individuals

  • Goals and Objectives of Managing Performance

Who is this course suited to?

This training course can be taken by anyone who wishes to improve their skills in managing people.



This is a beginners training course and so there are no prerequisites.


There is no pre-course reading required for this course.

Yes, The Knowledge Academy offer all of its candidates support throughout the duration of their course and after it has been completed.
Yes, all delegates who complete this Introduction to Managing People course receive a The Knowledge Academy certificate.
Yes, all of our Management Skills trainers have years of experience.
We deliver regular Introduction to Managing People courses in a range of venues all over the UK and worldwide, making it easy to find a training venue near you.

Introduction to Managing People Exam

There is no exam which delegates are required to take.

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"Really good course and well organised. Trainer was great with a sense of humour - his experience allowed a free flowing course, structured to help you gain as much information & relevant experience whilst helping prepare you for the exam"

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