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Learning objectives

This programme concentrates on skills and knowledge required by managers to be effective in their role. By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Have the tools to communicate strategy, gain buy-in and set common goals
  • Practise effective planning skills
  • Utilise networking skills to foster professional links both inside and outside the University
  • Use effective decision-making tools to manage priorities
  • Build on the experiences and skills of speakers and fellow participants
  • Reflect on your management style and skills

Session approach

This is a three-day interactive workshop which fosters learning within a practical environment. The course includes speakers and will introduce you to some tools and concepts to build your personal manager's toolkit. There will be opportunities to discuss issues or problems you are encountering and to build a toolbox of strategies and resources to assist you in your role.

Intended audience

This programme is designed for those who have managerial responsibilities rather than those who have line or team leader roles.


  • 7–9 February 2024
  • 10–12 July 2024



To apply

Please fill in the application form and email to the below address.

Essential Management application form (DOCX)


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