Effectively Directing and Delegating as a Manager

  • 7 videos | 21m 40s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification CPE
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Understanding the essential responsibilities you have when directing and delegating to others, and the practices you should employ in order to meet those responsibilities, will lead to you fulfilling your duties and realizing the potential of your entire team. This course provides information on the key proficiencies of managing people, such as setting direction and establishing clear objectives and goals for your direct reports. It discusses the importance of organizing, as well as communicating for clarity and direction. It also covers the best practices for planning delegation and the techniques you need to carry through with delegation. Finally, the course details the importance of monitoring delegated tasks to ensure employees are on the right track.


  • Sequence the steps in setting the direction and pace of work as a manager
    Identify organizing actions a manager should typically take
    Recognize aspects of communicating for clarity and direction when directing employees
  • Identify essential elements of planning to delegate
    Recall strategies for delegating tasks
    Identify examples of ways to follow up after delegating tasks


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    As a successful professional, you have worked hard to be good at what you do. As a manager, besides being good at what you do, you have to excel at directing others. Being a manager involves complex roles such as leader, motivator, confidant, and peacekeeper. In this course, you'll learn effective strategies and techniques to fulfill these roles and accomplish goals. You will also explore the importance of planning and communicating well when directing and delegating. FREE ACCESS
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    Successful projects require planning...direction...pacing. In this video, you will learn how to set goals and objectives as a manager. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Using Key Organizing Actions
    3m 31s
    In this video, you will learn how to organize your team effectively. You will also discover the key organizing actions that help ensure resources are used efficiently. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Communicating for Clarity and Direction
    3m 42s
    Most managers spend 50% to 80% of their time communicating in some way. In this video, you will learn strategies for communicating for clarity and direction. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Planning to Delegate
    3m 30s
    Managers often fail to delegate, even when they should. In this video, you will learn how to plan to delegate effectively. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Delegating Tasks
    3m 18s
    You need to communicate well in order to delegate well. These strategies help you get the necessary information across to your delegate and set them up for success – theirs and yours! FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Following up on Delegation
    3m 35s
    Reviewing progress and monitoring progress are key strategies for effectively delegating tasks. In this video, you'll learn how to follow up on your delegated tasks. FREE ACCESS


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