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Emerging Managers Programme


The essential management toolkit for new managers

Sorry if you couldn’t make the last public training dates. Let us know you’re interested in future dates and we’ll give you advance booking notice if it runs again.

5 or more people to train? Contact us about bringing the programme in-house to you.

This programme is also available in-house. The full training is 3-days, and we also offer a shorter, 2-day version. Contact us to discuss how we can tailor it to your needs.

Over 20 years, =mc‘s Emerging Managers Programme has helped more than 2,000 new or soon-to-be managers make the transition from team member to team leader. The learning – using the latest tools and techniques to manage themselves and their team – is based on =mc’s research into the needs and concerns of emerging managers. It’s designed to give participants a safe opportunity to try out new skills and approaches, while also providing them with detailed feedback and the opportunity for self-reflection.

=mc Emerging Managers Programme

Over two or three busy days we focus on the manager’s responsibility for achieving results, equipping them to build – and work through – successful teams and resolve challenges. Those taking part have the opportunity to take part in live exercises and receive feedback from fellow participants, enabling them to grow in confidence and build core skills.

Who is the programme for?

This programme is designed for individuals who have recently been promoted or who are about to be promoted and are now responsible for managing colleagues or teams. It is the ideal development opportunity for managers or potential managers that an organisation has identified for fast track.

  • “Every part of the programme was useful. It flowed from one subject to another seamlessly and logically. The delivery was impressive too, thanks to =mc’s personable and professional trainers.”

    Deborah White, Housing Director, West Kent Housing Association

  • “I would definitely recommend this course – it is essential for (new) managers! The practical tools I learnt will be instantly useful in my role.”

    Sarah Clifton, Senior Fundraiser, WSPA

  • “I’ve gained confidence from this training. The tools are very empowering and make me feel more able to progress.”

    Danny Scott, Digital Marketing Manager, Scottish Book Trust

  • “Since the course I find I delegate more strategically. I think about the longer term impact of what I’m asking a colleague to take on.”

    Matt Guy, Corporate Partnership Manager, Alzheimer’s Society

Outcomes for you and your organisation

After three days working in small group setting led by a skilled =mc consultant you will be able to:

  • understand your own management styles – and learn to adopt a flexible approach
  • manage individual and team performance with effective feedback
  • effectively and assertively address performance challenges
  • set priorities and monitor results
  • know when and how to delegate effectively at the appropriate level of authority

Learning approaches

This highly participative programme covers a wide range of topics with high-level trainer input. It combines:

  • theory input, individual reflection and development planning
  • opportunities to focus on real work challenges in small groups
  • opportunities to work in coaching pairs to share peer experience
  • action based learning activities to put key skills into practice
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Laura Slater

About Laura Slater

Laura specialises in project management and management development Laura has 8 years experience in the charity sector, in particular developing and delivering volunteer and community projects. Before joining =mc...


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