Learn how to determine which topics to include when putting together a management development program for your organization.
- When I was in graduate school,…I thought it would be easier…to take the same classes as one of my friends.…This way, we could help each other out…if either one of us got stuck.…It only took one semester to figure out that this strategy…wasn't going to work for me in the long run.…You see, our backgrounds, needs, interests…and areas of needed development were quite different.…I quickly realized that a one size fits all…approach to learning didn't fit anyone really well.…
While at first glance, it may seem easier…to use the same approach to developing your leaders…as a trusted colleague is using,…I'm going to suggest that you don't.…I'm going to share with you…how to determine what topics will work…for your particular situation.…I suggest starting with a training needs assessment.…A training needs assessment identifies individuals'…current level of competence, skill or knowledge…in one or more areas and compares that competence level…to what's required for their position…within the organization.…
The difference between the current and required competencies…
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- What makes a manager effective?
- What managers seek from their employers
- Coaching versus mentoring
- Determining whether to use internal or external resources
- Helping managers take control of their learning
- Creating a management training strategy
- Measuring the effectiveness of your program
- Avoiding common management development mistakes