The Reality of Being a First-time Manager

  • 8 Videos | 25m 25s
  • Includes Assessment
  • Earns a Badge
  • Certification PMI PDU
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The first-time manager often doesn't realize how much their new role differs from that of an individual contributor. They may have misconceptions about what being a new boss entails, and be surprised to learn that the skills and methods required for success as an individual contributor and those needed for success as a new manager are very different. This course describes some of the myths about managing people and their corresponding truths in order to clarify what a new leader really does. It also points to the typical demands and constraints of a manager's job. Finally, it describes strategies for dealing with common mistakes when managing for the first time.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • recognize the personal factors that impact a management position
    describe organizational factors that will impact your new job as manager
    recognize the typical demands that a manager must deal with
    specify common constraints faced by managers
  • choose the best strategies for dealing with the mistake of taking on too much
    identify strategies for overcoming the mistake of not asking for help
    recognize strategies for helping you avoid projecting a lack of confidence

IN THIS COURSE

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    1. 
    The Reality of Being a First-time Manager
    39s
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    2. 
    Personal Considerations for New Managers
    3m 27s
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    3. 
    Organizational Considerations for New Managers
    3m 5s
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    4. 
    Demands of a Manager's Role
    2m 41s
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    5. 
    Constraints of a Manager's Role
    2m 57s
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    6. 
    Manager Mistake 1: Taking on Too Much
    2m 48s
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    7. 
    Manager Mistake 2: Not Asking for Help
    2m 40s
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    8. 
    Manager Mistake 3: Projecting a Lack of Confidence
    3m 38s

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