Surrey Learn

Aspiring Manager - Online


Management Development, Personal Effectiveness


This programme is aimed at those who are thinking about management as a career. 


4 x 2.5 hours over 2 days (not necessarily consecutive)

Delegate rate

Approximately £100 per day per delegate. Charges depend on how many delegates book.


To provide you with:

  • an insight into the management role and the skills required, and
  • confidence in your own abilities to consider management as a suitable career path.

At the end of the programme, you will be able to:

  • Explain the importance of people management skills as your career progresses
  • Identify what skills and behaviours make a good manager, and explain the scenarios where practical application of these skills will be needed, including managing individual performance, building a strong team and recruitment
  • Identify your own individual strengths, challenges, work preferences and style
  • Identify strategies to support your own wellbeing at work, and that of others
  • Define your career aspirations and identify any real or perceived barriers to progression
  • Explain the importance of a learning approach to your career journey and identify development opportunities in your workplace.
  • Create a personal development plan (supported by your line manager and/or a mentor from your organisation)
  • Demonstrate the application of management skills outside your normal role and receive feedback.

Day 1

  • Introduction
  • People Management
  • Skills and Behaviours
  • Applying People Management Skills
  • Your Skills and Behaviours
  • Looking Out for Yourself and Others
  • Inter-Modular Activities          

Day 2

  • Your Career Aspirations
  • Your Learning Approach
  • Learning Opportunities
  • Preparing for the Next Step Part 1 - 70:20:10
  • Preparing for the Next Step Part 2 – STAR
  • Preparing for the Next Step Part 3 – SMART
  • Creating a Personal Development Plan


10 November 2022 at 10:00 and 16 November 2022 at 10:00

Delivered online. You must attend all the sessions.

Online sessions include usual breaks. Zoom link(s) are auto-sent from a few days in advance of delivery. Full instructions and course handouts will also be sent in advance.

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