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Highly Effective Management (PDHEM)

  • Length 2 days
  • Price  NZD 1500 exc GST
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Why study this course

This Highly Effective Management Training Course will focus on management challenges and offer managers opportunities to develop key skills that can be put into practice on a daily basis.

All managers need a framework in which to operate. Managers need to know the most effective techniques for guiding teams, mentoring individuals, and validating the results. Without solid methods, managers will revert back to using a one-size-fits-all approach to management that may impact on employee morale, productivity and retention.

This course is delivered in partnership with PD Training.

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What you’ll learn

  • Define 'management'

  • Explain the Ethics & Social Responsibility of Management

  • Manage business information

  • Explore managerial decision making

  • Define control processes (what, why, how)

  • Master Organisational Strategy & how to create a sustainable, competitive advantage

  • Foster innovation & change in the workplace

  • Explore organisational design & structures

  • Leverage organisational strategies to facilitate change

  • Create structures & processes to manage teams

  • Gain insight into organisational motivation & leadership

  • Implement motivation & leadership strategies

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PD Training at Lumify Work

PD Training is Australia's leading provider of professional development training, cutting edge psychometric profiling and HR services. They help companies provide training and development to their staff that is on-target, fun, retained, and achieves their goals.
Lumify Work partners with PD Training to offer an extensive range of Professional Development training and short courses, through a network of over 400 specialist trainers.

Who is the course for?

This is a practical class that is suitable for all audiences, and provides participants with tools they can apply on-the-job (and in other contexts) the very next day.

Course subjects

Lesson 1: Introduction to Management

  • What is Management?

  • What do Managers do?

  • What does it take to be a Manager?

  • Why does management matter?

Lesson 2: Ethics and Social Responsibility

  • What is ethical workplace behaviour?

  • What is unethical workplace behaviour?

  • How to make ethical decisions

  • What is social responsibility?

Lesson 3: Managing Information

  • Why information matters

  • Strategic importance of information

  • Characteristics and costs of useful Information

  • Getting and sharing Information

Lesson 4: Decision-Making

  • What is rational decision-making?

  • Steps to rational decision-making

  • Limits to rational decision-making

  • Improving decision-making

Lesson 5: Control

  • Basics of control

  • The control process

  • Is control necessary or possible?

  • How and what to control

  • Control methods

Lesson 6: Organisational Strategy

  • Basics of Organisational Strategy

  • Sustainable competitive advantage

  • Strategy-making process

  • Corporate, industry, firm level strategies

Lesson 7: Innovation and Change

  • Organisational innovation

  • Why innovation matters

  • Managing innovation

  • Organisational change

  • Why change occurs and why it matters

  • Principles of Managing change

Lesson 8: Organisational Structures and Process

  • Departmentalisation

  • Organisational authority

  • Job design

  • Designing organisational process

Lesson 9: Managing Teams

  • Kinds of teams

  • The good and the bad of using teams

  • Work team characteristics

  • Enhancing work team effectiveness

Lesson 10: Motivation and Leadership

  • Basics of motivation

  • Equity theory

  • Expectancy theory

  • What is leadership?

  • Situational leadership

  • Strategic leadership




Lumify Work offers training through our partnership with PD Training. This arrangement requires Lumify Work to provide your details to PD Training for course and/or exam registration purposes.

Terms & Conditions

The supply of this course by Lumify Work is governed by the booking terms and conditions. Please read the terms and conditions carefully before enrolling in this course, as enrolment in the course is conditional on acceptance of these terms and conditions.

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