About this Module
Managing up is about making your own life easier at work. An ability to manage up is seen as a core leadership skill that can help you to be more in control of your own workload and enable you to use your initiative. It may even brighten your career prospects. Even better, done well, managing up can help take the pressure off your boss. And that can alleviate pressure from “higher up” on you and make for a more harmonious work place. Want to turn things around? Start working through this practical module now.
Module Learning Objectives
- Describe the concept of managing up and explain its benefits for you and your boss.
- Outline the ground rules and skills required to actively manage up
- Understand the pressures that impact on your boss.
- Understand what your boss actually needs to know about what you are doing, and how to present/communicate that information to your boss
- Understand communication styles and individual differences to create a mutually rewarding working relationship
- Test your emotional intelligence
- Share specific tips and techniques on how to manage up to maximise your own and boss’s effectiveness
Who is this module for?
This module is for anyone who wants to build a more productive relationship with their boss. It’s also for those who have been encouraged to learn how to manage up. Those working in the health, caring and education professions will benefit from completing this module.
The introduction and some pages of this module are available on Preview at http://changechampionsandass.coursegenius.com.
Your Facilitator is Char Weeks
Char Weeks GAICD, GCCM, CHE, BA is a Certified Executive Master Coach and a Member of the International Coaching Council. She is trained in Genos International Emotional Intelligence and Hurn McEwen Reslience@Work. Char particularly enjoys working with emerging managers and those who embrace the idea that life is one continuous learning curve.
Char is passionate about the effective management of change, especially as it impacts on people.
She understands systems change, advocates for organisational learning and positive culture development. Her gift is in sharing practical strategies for dealing with difficult challenges in the workplace.
She has worked on many change programs in complex organisations including government, public and private hospitals, child protection, indigenous organisations, not for profits, and aged, mental health, drug, alcohol and disability care.
Interested in this module for all of your staff?
Discounts on e-learning platform
The Art of Managing Up is available to large organisations on the CourseGenius e-learning platform at a discounted rate for groups of 15 or more.
Contact us to discuss your organisation’s requirements.
Also available as In house workshop
The Art of Managing Up can also tailored be run as a three hour workshop in your facility.
Need more information? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or M: 0467 635 150 from within Australia or for international clients +61467 635 150.