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Modern Management Skills

M29

Introduction

Today's leading companies constantly strive for enhanced performance and competitive advantage. Achieving this relies on managing organisations more efficiently and effectively, with the sole aim of accomplishing both individual and organisational objectives. This course will introduce participants to the latest review of modern management techniques, designed to cope with the challenges of a competitive business environment.

Who should attend

This informative course is designed for managers, department heads, team leaders and directors who wish to enhance their managerial skills and gain a fresh perspective on modern management.

ILM Recognised Provider
CMI Approved Centre
COURSE PROFILE

Strategic Management

  • Vision, mission and values
  • Aligning corporate and sector strategy
  • Systems thinking and integration

Managing Alliances and Strategic Partnerships

  • The role of alliances and partnerships
  • Combining company directions
  • Behavioural disciplines

Problem Solving and Decision Making

  • Defining and analysing the problem
  • Evaluation tools and techniques
  • Instilling a 'non-blame' culture to encourage a productive, solution-oriented environment

Risk Management in the Modern Organisation

  • Operational or programme risk types
  • Risk identification, evaluation and profiling
  • Business continuity and contingency planning

Management of Change

  • Re-energising a mature organisation
  • Driving change from the very top
  • Recognising barriers to change and how to deal with them

Challenges in the Making of a Global Organisation

  • Changes in the economic environment
  • Managing diversity and equality 

Strategies to Attract and Retain Top Talent

  • The “War on talent”
  • Recruitment and retention strategies
  • Appraisals and performance review

Business Transformation and Knowledge Management

  • Recognising best practice
  • Knowledge management framework
  • Benchmarking
  • The “Learning Organisation”

Project Management

  • Principles of project management
  • Tools and techniques

Financial Awareness for Managers

  • Clarifying the language of finance
  • The accountant as a service provider to internal customers
  • Accountancy support for management decision making
SKILLS

At the end of this programme delegates will be able to:

  • Identify challenges of globalisation
  • Employ strategic management principles
  • Employ strategies that win, and retain top talent
  • Manage successful projects
  • Make smart and effective decisions
  • Employ problem solving techniques
  • Identify and handle risks
  • Manage alliances and partnerships
  • Implement knowledge management tools
  • Identify and transfer internal best practice
  • Understand the fundamentals of business finance
COMPETENCIES
  • Decision Making
  • Financial Awareness
  • Managing Change
  • Managing Strategic Alliances and Partnerships
  • Problem Solving
  • Project Management
  • Risk Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Talent Management
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