Transitioning into Leadership for an IT Manager

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3 Days

This course is intended for

IT Professionals who expect to or who have recently transitioned into a management role.


After completing this course, students will be able to:
- Make a smooth transition into management
- Develop your authentic leadership style
- Engage and empower staff to achieve excellence
- Build high performing, collaborative teams
- Apply delegation best practices
- Attract and retain great staff


From developing an inspiring vision and empowering members to reach it, to meeting deadlines, and evaluating results. This course you will teach students the skills and behaviors needed to successfully transition into an IT manager role.

Making the Transition into Leadership
  • Defining Success
  • Developing Leadership Competencies
  • Acting as Leader, Liaison, Figurehead. Monitor, Disseminator, and Spokesperson
  • Allocating Resources
  • Acting Entrepreneurially
  • Negotiating and Handling Disturbances
Building Trust, Engagement and Involvement
  • Applying SCARF
  • Leading by Example with the 5 Components of Emotional Intelligence – Self-Awareness, Self-Regulation, Motivation, Empathy, and Social Skill
  • Engaging, Involving, and Motivating Others
  • The 4 Disciplines of Motivation – Behavioral, Cognitive, Psychodynamic, and Humanistic
  • Working with Differing Personality Styles
  • Developing Your Leadership Psychological Toolkit
  • Discovering and Meeting Stakeholder Expectations
Collaboration & Teams
  • Creating, Facilitating, and Maintaining Teams
  • Building a Team through Culture, Human to Human Relationships, Effective Communication, and Setting and Meeting Goals & Objectives
  • Modern, Autonomous, Self-Organizing, and Cross-Functional Teams
Building People with Challenging Work
  • Willingness to Delegate
  • Delegating Successfully - Preparing and Researching, Clarifying the Intent of the Task, Planning Your Delegation, Delegating Responsibility and Empowering Your Staff to Take Action, and Providing Ongoing Support and Oversight
Attracting and Keeping Great People
  • Managing Performance
  • Knowing Your Staff
  • Checking Assumptions
  • Engaging Your Team
  • Leading and Coaching for Success
  • Managing Disruption

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13 Mar 24Book Now
14:00 - 22:00Live Online2,250
25 Jun 24Book Now
13:00 - 21:00Live Online2,250

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