Being an Effective Manager When Times Are Tough

  • 8 Videos | 19m 46s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification PMI PDU
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Most companies will eventually face tough times, and it's during these times that your role as a manager is vital. The employees you manage will depend on your leadership to help see them through, and shying away from tough conversations may only make the situation worse. In this course, you'll learn specific strategies for weathering difficult times, including ways to reduce costs, how to hold difficult conversations with employees and secure their support, and what alternatives to consider before laying off staff. For when there's no other choice, you'll learn how best to plan and implement staff reductions, and how to deliver the difficult message. You'll also learn about opportunities you can use to strengthen your organization during difficult times.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • recognize strategies for responding to difficult times
    recognize how to win employee buy-in to reduce costs during difficult times
    recognize measures to reduce staff-related costs, as an alternative to staff layoffs
    recognize ways to restructure work as an alternative to staff layoffs
  • recognize the appropriate steps for planning staff layoffs and deciding who to lay off
    recognize appropriate ways to communicate layoff decisions to employees
    recognize opportunities for strengthening an organization during difficult times

IN THIS COURSE

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    1. 
    Being an Effective Manager When Times Are Tough
    43s
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    2. 
    Strategies for Dealing with Difficult Times
    2m 47s
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    3. 
    Winning Employee Buy-in to Reduce Costs
    2m 16s
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    4. 
    Alternative to Layoffs: Reducing Staffing Costs
    1m 23s
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    5. 
    Alternative to Layoffs: Restructuring Work
    1m 35s
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    6. 
    Planning Staff Layoffs
    2m 5s
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    7. 
    Advising Employees of Layoffs
    2m 24s
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    8. 
    Opportunities for Strengthening Your Organization
    3m 4s

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