Leadership and management

Aspiring engineering manager (v) + coaching add-on

Practical steps to help you make the successful transition into management.

8 hours

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Aspiring engineering manager (v) + coaching add-on
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Practical steps to help you make the successful transition into management.

The transition into management can be both challenging and exciting, so it is important to ensure that you have a plan in place for when it happens.

During this online workshop, you will discover ways to become an effective and inspiring manager. This includes assessing your behavioural style and the impact that it has on others, as well as understanding how to adjust your communication style for maximum impact.

You will discover the importance of personal and organisational values and how they can develop and drive your leadership style. This will help you to better support the culture, the team, and successfully align your efforts with the business.

You will learn about assertive communication and how it can be used to motivate your team and offer clear direction, whilst demonstrating confidence and enthusiasm. All essential qualities of a successful future manager.

During the workshop, you will also receive valuable insight and feedback on your style and learn how to develop it further to help manage the various stakeholders.

Finally, you’ll learn how to build a compelling personal brand which demonstrates your unique leadership style. This is an important and often overlooked aspect required for career progression and will strengthen both your internal and external presence.

Workshop format

This course will be delivered as three virtual classes (VCs) of 90 minutes each:

    1. VC 1: Key attributes of effective managers
    2. VC 2: Communicating with authority
    3. VC 3: Transitioning to leadership
    4. Two coaching sessions
    5. Complimentary post-course clinic (optional)

Coaching sessions

To support your business and career development, this masterclass includes two 60-minute coaching sessions, which will run once a week following the course. The aim is to support you in embedding what you have learnt and the insights gained directly into your team and the wider business.

This is a unique opportunity to discuss any issues you’re currently facing with an experienced business coach, who will guide your thinking, strategy and actions to ensure your learning experience has a direct impact on the bottom line.

Complimentary post-course clinic

A month after your course, you will have the opportunity to join the rest of the group for an optional 60-minute session to discuss successes, challenges and best practice. Bring your current issues to the table and let the group, facilitated by an expert business coach and trainer, guide your thinking towards strategic, innovative solutions.

An opportunity to reflect on how far you have come and focus in on what changes and tweaks still need to take place for you to reach your goals.

Who should attend?

Anyone who has ambitions to be or is moving into a management / leadership role within the next 12 months.

How will I benefit?

After this course you will be able to:

  • Understand and be able to apply the key factors required to successfully transition into management
  • Create and maintain the appropriate, situation-specific leadership attitude
  • Identify personal and organisational values, helping you to support the culture, align your efforts, and convey them internally and externally
  • Pinpoint your behavioural style and understand its impact on others, to develop your leadership skills and gravitas
  • Apply assertive behaviour to improve communication, build more honest relationships and earn peer and stakeholder respect
  • Create a personal brand which builds connection, trust and credibility
  • Make meetings work, saving time, money and effort, thereby increasing productivity
  • Handle and resolve conflict to improve retention, motivation and reduce stress
Contributes 8 CPD hours

Key topics

  • Personal effectiveness and self-organisation
  • Behavioural styles
  • Relationship building
  • Management behaviour
  • Assertive communication
  • Stakeholder and conflict management
  • Personal branding and making an impact
  • Transitioning into management
  • Running successful meetings

Mapped against UK- SPEC competencies: E and D

  1. Professional commitment - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: ‘Demonstrate a personal commitment to professional standards, recognising obligations to society, the profession and the environment’
  2. Communication and inter-personal skills - For Incorporated and Chartered Engineers: 'Demonstrate effective interpersonal skills’

Meet our trainers

These trainers regularly teach Aspiring engineering manager (v) + coaching add-on.

  • Alison Roberts

    Alison Roberts

    Alison has over 30 years’ experience in training, coaching and mentoring, having won three awards working with individuals and global organisations to improve their people and business performance.
  • Andy Webber

    Andy Webber

    Andy is a professional facilitator with over 15 years of experience in coaching, mentoring, consulting and delivering training.

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At a glance

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  • UK-Spec:
    E, D

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Available dates for Aspiring engineering manager (v) + coaching add-on

8 hour course

05 Apr 2022 10:00 - 18:00 This course has 3 virtual sessions of 2 hours each and a 1 hour optional clinic: 5, 8, 13 April 2022 at 10:00 - 12:00 BST (Clinic 3 May 2022 at 13:00 - 14:00). Bring a colleague for free

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Some of the companies we've worked with

  • Alten
  • AMH Material Handling
  • Avara Foods
  • bmt
  • Bombardier
  • Bombardier
  • Gas Networks Ireland
  • International Nuclear Services
  • JCB
  • Martin Baker
  • National Composited Centre
  • Network Rail
  • Smurfit Kappa
  • sse

Our training acumen

  • Over 25 years experience of delivering training
  • Designed by engineers for engineers
  • Seven locations across the UK
  • Tailored courses for your team, anywhere in the world
  • You come to us or we come to you
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