Thinking Like a Manager


Thinking Like a Manager
MP4 | Video: AVC 1280×720 | Audio: AAC 44KHz 2ch | Duration: 1.5 Hours | 3.03 GB
Genre: eLearning | Language: English

Effective management skills go far beyond the ability to simply supervise a group or organization and coordinate resources. In addition to hard skills like budgeting and forecasting, soft management skills are as important, and sometimes more so, to create a smooth-running, productive enterprise. Indeed, the number one reason why people leave their jobs is an incompetent or uncaring boss. Unfortunately, few organizations have programs in place to provide managers at all levels, but particularly new managers, with the adequate skills and tools they need to properly lead people. And nowhere is this more prevalent than in the software development and engineering industries.
In this fast-moving video course designed for both newly minted managers as well as leaders at any level, your host, Dave McKeown, CEO of Outfield Leadership, takes you through the fundamentals and well-researched best practices of management and provides you with a set of lightweight tools to use immediately with your team. You’ll look at the six essential skills that every manager should possess. You’ll also learn about the concept of the "accountability partner," which can dramatically help you to achieve your management goals. You’ll examine how to identify in yourself your strong points along with areas that you might need to strengthen and how to apply deep practice to develop your new skills. Whether you’re a new manager or a seasoned one looking for a refresher, this video course will provide you with the confidence and ability to lead your team to new levels of success.
What you’ll learn-and how you can apply it
Participants will understand…
Why "what got you here won’t get you there" as a new manager
The six key skills that any new manager should develop
The importance of deep practice in developing leadership skills
Why having an accountability partner will double your chance of achieving your goals

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