New managers are faced with numerous challenges as they transition from being individual contributor in an organization to a manager who gets results. They must learn how to lead others rather than do the work themselves, to motivate, manage their peers, earn trust and respect, and to strike the right balance between delegation and control. It is a transition many find it challenging to make.
The New Manager Leadership Program (NMLP) is Strathmore Business Schools entry level leadership program. The program is aims to equip new managers with skills on the various areas of management to aid them transition from in being a successful individual contributor to an effective manager.
The program is ideal for newly appointed managers, individuals who are being groomed for their first management position, as well as those who are experiencing new pressures within a current management role. It is best suited for individuals with less than two years managerial experience.
Participants from past programmes have been drawn from a wide range of technical backgrounds and companies, as well as from different age groups.
The program emphasises developing well-rounded managers who are not only excellent in business skills, but also in intrapersonal and interpersonal skills. The training enables them to:
Building core managerial and functional skills
Understand how business functions interrelate
Develop an integrated approach to business and management
Effective implementation of business strategies
Make effective decisions at first level management
Gain a broad perspective of results-oriented management
Develop an individual leadership philosophy
To learn more about the new managers program offered at SBS visit www.sbs.strathmore.edu