Senior Management Skills


Senior Management Skills Training Course

The Senior Management Skills course is designed to support delegates who wish to accelerate their own development within management, aiming to provide managers who are committed to progression with an understanding of how to develop their career to the next level. The day will include an open and honest review of personal strengths, development areas and current behaviours.

To achieve personal progression it is essential to have the ability to develop and lead others with confidence. The day will look at how to provide effective empowerment to others and encourage broader ownership of strategic tasks and objectives. Finally the day will provide clarity of the differences between managers and leaders, and how to progress to the latter.

Course Duration: 1 day (9:30am - 5:00pm approx)

CPD Value 5.5 Hours

This course is run by our partners PTP Training.


  • An opportunity to assess current ability and identify personal behaviours, whilst operating in varied situations

  • How to build productive relationships

  • How to develop your staff by creating empowerment and an environment that encourages ownership

  • The ability to think differently and produce creativity

  • Understanding the roles of managers and leaders and how they work together

  • How to become an effective leader

  • Course Syllabus

    The syllabus of the Senior Management Skills course covers the following:

    Module One

    Introduction and course objectives.

    Module Two

    Where are you now? Self Evaluation - A chance to assess who, what and where you are and where you want to get to. Creating a personal SWOT analysis to form the basis for a personal development plan.

    Module Three

    Building Relationships - How to create extraordinary relationships and work collaboratively to achieve results.

    Module Four

    Empowerment and Ownership - How to enrich the roles of others by giving them the opportunity to play an active role rather than just following your direction.

    Module Five

    Achieve more through others - How to adopt a structured process for delegation to ensure success for everyone, every time for every delegated task.

    Module Six

    Thinking Creatively - How to take a creative approach to thinking and problem solving. Understanding the models and tools available to help you.

    Module Seven

    Power and Influence - An opportunity to recognise your personal power levers and how to use them effectively. How to win support from others and utilise positive influencing behaviours.

    Module Eight

    Manager or Leader? - A chance to understand the key differences between being a manager or a leader. What does each do and how do they depend upon each other.

    Module Nine

    Becoming a Leader - Plotting the journey from being a manager to becoming a leader, what are the key changes.

    Module Ten

    Summary and Action Plans - A review of the days course and the creation of a personal action plan.

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    Scheduled Courses:

    All prices below include lunch, refreshments and course materials.

    Unfortunately this course is not scheduled for any more dates in 2016, but will be available in 2017. Dates to be published soon.


    See below for a selection of our past and current clients at the Business Learning Foundation: