Leadership and management

New engineering manager

Our most popular training programme, we have specifically designed to support engineers in transitioning from Technical Experts to their first line management role.

2 days

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New engineering manager
Members:
£1,095.00 Plus vat
Non Members:
£1,350.00 Plus vat

Summary

Our most popular training programme, we have specifically designed to support engineers in transitioning from Technical Experts to their first line management role.

We provide a comprehensive toolbox to build the skillset of leaders and managers that will enable delegates to understand the theory and appreciate their application in every day working life as a manager.

This interactive and intensive course will become the foundation of your future career in Management. It provides practical solutions to the common problems that face New Managers such as how to motivate, build a successful team and maintain performance. It shows how to set team goals and ensure team alignment to achieve those goals.

As part of the programme, you have the opportunity to undertake IMechE’s Engineer360 to help you get personal feedback on your performance.

Upgrade this course to a CMI Level 3 Award in Management and Leadership to receive a qualification for your studies.

Who should attend?

We have designed this programme for new line managers or those aspiring to their first management role.

How will I benefit?

After the course you will be able to:  

  • Recognise differences in patterns of behaviour and thinking in yourself and others.
  • Be able to adapt your response according to the preferences of others.
  • Articulate a clear purpose to your team as well as what you stand for as a leader.
  • Motivate all the members of your team to work towards the team goals. 
  • Use a coaching approach to support and develop people around you to be able to give their best. 
  • Delegate appropriately and effectively.
  • Use performance management to get the best out of everyone.

Contributes 14 CPD hours

The course gave an excellent overview of key management material and practices, specifically focused towards an engineer's thought process and management style.

Michael Goldie First ScortRail

Key topics

  • What is leadership and how it compares to management

  • Developing and maintaining trust 

  • Understanding others and their patterns of behaviour 

  • Communication and adapting the message to suit the individual 

  • Influencing and motivating reports 

  • Coaching and supporting their development of others 

  • Delegation 

Mapped against UK- SPEC competencies: C, D and E

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

Meet our trainers

These trainers regularly teach New engineering manager.

  • John Hattam

    John Hattam

    John has built a successful consulting business in both the private and public sectors, specialising in sales and marketing, product and customer development, and business planning.
  • Andy Weber

    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

  • Duration:
    2 days
  • Location:
    London, Coventry, Virtual classroom, Manchester
  • CPD Hours:
    14
  • UK-Spec:
    C, D, E

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Available dates for New engineering manager

2 day course

Manchester
17-18 Jul 2024
London
18-19 Sep 2024 10% discount available until 18 July
Coventry
29-30 Oct 2024 10% discount available until 29 August
Virtual classroom
6-15 Nov 2024 6, 8, 13 & 15 November 2024 (09:00-12:00 GMT)
10% discount available until 6 September
London
2-3 Dec 2024 10% discount available until 2 October

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