Middle managers – intensive skills workshop

Middle managers have one of the most challenging jobs in the business. Everyday they balance and juggle a variety of different often competing demands. From their bosses – boards, directors and senior managers – and their frontline staff and customers. These situations can be very complex and demanding, particularly when going through change. It calls for flexibility, sound judgements and decisions as well as diplomacy, empathy and plain common sense.

Middle managers – intensive skills workshop

Middle managers – intensive skills workshop Our intensive workshop will equip middle managers with the essential understanding and tools to become more effective and productive in their role. By raising delegate’s knowledge around tried and tested management theory and by enhancing skills sets in leadership and collaboration this workshop will boost confidence and the ability to deal with everyday challenges.

You will learn:

  • About the concept of change management
  • How to develop and use your decision making and problem-solving skills effectively
  • How to focus on personal and team resilience – managing your conflicting demands
  • How to harness the ability to manage the talent in your teams
  • How to develop your use of negotiation and influence, to avoid responsibility without authority
  • And understand the value of feedback, for team development and for influencing upwards
  • About managing and leading in uncertainty, dealing with the unknown.

Who should attend?

Essential for all managers and leaders of teams in a middle tier position. Both new and experienced managers will benefit from this practical workshop.

Jo Carr

Jo Carr Jo Carr

Jo Carr works as an independent leadership and management coach, trainer and consultant in the health, social care and social housing sectors. Before 2013, Jo spent 25 years in management roles in social housing and the voluntary sector.  

Jo is a lifelong learning qualified trainer, and an ILM qualified management and mentoring coach, and she also has a flair for bringing her learning and perspective from her background to help her clients find solutions for their pressure points.   

Jo uses a flexible and eclectic mix of products and models in her work, from NLP to Situational leadership – with the focus on the client audience developing their ability through increased confidence and capacity. She is also an accredited Belbin team roles facilitator. Jo is a very skilled communicator, with an intuitive approach to working with her audience – and this is borne out in her range of delivery methods as a coach and trainer.

training track record

HQN has a track record of helping organisations achieve real and lasting performance improvements. If you are interested in accessing this training package, please contact us by emailing training@hqnetwork.co.uk