Course details

Choosing and Preparing Your Delegate

Choosing and Preparing Your Delegate


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Prerequisites
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
Course Number
Expertise Level



Overview/Description
As a manager, it’s all too easy to become inundated with various demands on your time, such as meetings, reports, and e-mails. To manage your time more effectively, you’ll need to delegate some of your tasks. Delegating work not only frees you up for other tasks, it also motivates your team by showing that you trust them with key responsibilities. In this course, you’ll learn about different delegation styles and fundamentals. You’ll explore methods for preparing and launching a delegation. And you’ll also learn how to educate, direct, and authorize delegates appropriately.

Target Audience
Managers and team leaders for small- to medium-sized teams

Prerequisites
None

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

Choosing and Preparing Your Delegate

  • recognize the impact of different delegation styles
  • recognize the kinds of tasks that should be delegated
  • delegate tasks to the right people
  • consider key factors when preparing to delegate a task
  • recognize strategies for effective communication of an assignment to a delegate
  • recognize how to effectively educate and authorize a delegate
  • understand how to delegate the right tasks to the right people
  • Course Number:
    amg_08_a01_bs_enus

    Expertise Level
    Intermediate