The Competent Manager Training Programme

Develop essential skills for effective leadership and team management

As a manager or team leader, you already understand the importance of effective leadership and team management in achieving organisational goals. However, managing teams can be challenging, and even the most experienced managers may encounter difficulties in motivating their team members, managing change, or dealing with underperformance. 

Our 6-day Competent Manager Training Programme can be completed as a whole programme or individual modules and is designed to equip you with the essential skills and competencies you need to overcome these challenges and succeed as a competent manager. Whether you are looking to develop your own leadership abilities or build a high-performing team, this course will provide you with the knowledge and tools you need to achieve success.

At A Glance:

  • 6 Days
  • Max 12 delegates
  • In-person programme delivery
  • Public open course or bespoke in-house booking options
  • £1350 + VAT per delegate

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Course Overview

The Competent Manager Training Programme Content

Over the six-day programme, participants will delve into a range of topics designed to equip them with the skills needed to succeed as effective managers. The programme content covers the following key areas:

The Competent Manager Module – 1 Day

On day one, delegates will explore the skills and competencies required to be a competent manager, including leadership, communication, and strategic thinking. The session will also cover how to build and develop effective teams that are aligned with organisational objectives.

Implementing And Managing Change Module – 1 Day

This module is designed to provide delegates with the skills and knowledge needed to manage change effectively. Participants will learn how to identify areas for improvement, design and implement change plans, and manage resistance to change.

Working Under Pressure and Developing Resilience Module – 1 Day

On day three, delegates will explore the key techniques for working under pressure and developing personal resilience. The session will cover time management, stress reduction techniques, and methods for building emotional intelligence.

Managing Individual and Team Performance Module – 1 Day

This session focuses on performance management, including how to set performance goals, monitor progress, and provide feedback to team members. Delegates will also learn how to manage underperformance and motivate their team members to achieve their best.

Team Retention, Motivation and Development Module – 1 Day

On day five, participants will explore the techniques for retaining and motivating their team members. The session will cover how to design and implement employee development plans, provide effective feedback, and build a positive team culture.

Dealing With Difficult Conversations Module – 1 Day

On the final day of the program, delegates will learn how to handle difficult conversations, including how to manage conflict, give feedback, and have challenging conversations with team members.

The EST HR Advantage: How We Deliver the The Competent Manager Training Programme

Practical & Comprehensive Programme Content

With a focus on workplace orientation and practical application, our programme will help you achieve higher team performance and alignment with organisational objectives.

CPD Certified Courses

Upon completion of the course, you will receive a CPD accredited certificate that recognises your professional development and ongoing commitment to improving your HR skills and knowledge.

Flexible Programme & Course Delivery

Our programme is designed to be flexible, with both modular and whole-course formats available to suit your specific needs. Whether you prefer to complete the programme in one go or take it one step at a time, we’ve got you covered. In addition, our programme can be delivered either on-site or at various locations, providing you with the flexibility to choose the best option that suits your schedule and location.

Experienced HR Professionals

Our course leaders have a wealth of practical experience in management, leadership, and team development, and bring a unique combination of theoretical knowledge and practical application, delivering engaging and interactive training sessions that focus on workplace orientation and real-world scenarios. With their guidance, you’ll learn how to apply best practices to your everyday work.

Affordable & Convenient

By bundling our course modules into a programme, we’ve created an effective and cost-saving solution for managers and team leaders, also helping participants to fast-track their learning in one comprehensive course.

Discount Offers

We offer an exclusive 20% discount on all our courses for EST Retainer clients to help you save on our training courses. In addition, we offer a 50% discount on select courses that require a minimum of 8 delegates or have a total cost of £900 + VAT. 

HR Essentials Programme

Our HR Essentials Programme covers key skills that are essential for effective HR management, including recruitment, performance management, employee relations, and legal compliance. It can be completed as a whole programme or individual modules.

Competent Manager Training Course

Designed for managers and team leaders to enhance their leadership capabilities and align with their organisation's values, vision, and goals. This one-day program covers essential topics such as leadership behaviour, situational leadership, personal development planning, and more.

Team Retention, Motivation And Development Course

Retain, develop, and motivate your workforce. Gain practical skills and knowledge on effective retention and engagement strategies, employee wellbeing, and creating a positive culture.

Managing Individual & Team Performance Course

This course provides practical and interactive training on understanding the performance management process, giving constructive feedback, and developing an action plan for your organisation.

Working Under Pressure & Developing Resilience Course

Learn to manage stress and thrive under pressure. With a focus on practical techniques and personalised attention, you'll gain a deeper understanding of your emotional intelligence and develop effective resilience strategies.

Coaching Skills For Managers Course

This 2-day course covers the principles of coaching, building a coaching contract, effective questioning techniques, and the GROW model. You'll also learn about personal development planning and the positive impact of coaching on management capability.

Managing Equality, Diversity & Inclusion In The Workplace Course

This course provides you with the knowledge and skills necessary to create an inclusive workplace culture. Topics covered include legal obligations, core principles, problematic language, behavioural impacts of conscious/unconscious bias, building a positive culture, and real-life legal cases.

Implementing & Managing Change Course

Our course covers the process of implementing and managing change in the workplace, including techniques for overcoming resistance, managing stakeholders, and communicating change effectively.

Managing Menopause Course

Our course covers the impact of menopause in the workplace and provides strategies for supporting employees going through menopause, including techniques for managing symptoms, providing support, and creating a supportive work environment.
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