Delegation is considered, by many management guru’s and practicing professionals, to be the most important skill set an ambitious leader can develop. It is also considered to be the least developed skill of most supervisors and managers.
Delegation has two incredibly important benefits. First, it ensures the user is focusing on responsibilities at their level. This obviously has time management as well as resource benefits. Secondly, it is one of the basic methods of growing and developing our direct reports. Empowerment is closely associated with delegation and also has great value in motivating and growing our subordinates. In this course you will gain practical insight into both of these tools.
On track to learn:
- Essentials of delegation
- Causes of poor delegation
- What to delegate and what to not delegate
- Steps in proper delegation
- Practice session on delegation
- Empowerment basics
- When and when not to empower
- What degree to empower a ‘direct report’
- Opportunities to empower in your position (practical exercise)
“This class offers informative and useful information that can be used in the workplace on an everyday basis. Don was very informative and his instructional style kept us engaged while keeping the setting casual and at ease.” Frank Kline, Tramco Inc.
“I really enjoyed this session. The information was very helpful for me to bring back to my office and put into practice right away! Dr. Hackett does a great job! I think CMD classes are very useful and great tools to expand your knowledge and skill set to be a supervisor.” Lisa Hansen Wichita State University