Transitioning into Leadership for an IT Manager

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Course Overview

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

Private classes on this topic are available. We can address your organization’s issues, time constraints, and save you money, too. Contact us to find out how.

Who Should Attend

IT Professionals who expect to or who have recently transitioned into a management role will benefit from this course.

Course Objectives

    • 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

Course Outline

1. 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

2. 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

3. 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

4. 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

5. 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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Class Dates & Times

Class times are listed Eastern time
‘GTR’ = Guaranteed to Run

This is a 3-day class

Price: $2,250.00

Register for Class

Register When Time GTR How
Register 06/25/2024 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR VILT
Register 09/24/2024 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR VILT
Register 12/16/2024 9:00AM - 5:00PM GTR VILT