Powerful Management Training

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Management training develops employee strengths and their ability to contribute within your organization. A variety of management training is available to organizations – choices are endless.

The management training can include internally supplied, customized for your company, ongoing management development sessions. Management training can also encompass seminars, conferences, training sessions, and college and university classes.

Management training is also provided through book clubs at work, challenging work assignments, and coaching from the manager's boss. Many options in management training are identified through the performance development planning process. Options include classes, internal work assignments, field trips, and self-study. Approach management training with openness and a creative mindset.

You can provide the management training your organization needs to succeed with people. No matter the delivery system you choose for management training, these are the topics you will want to consider.

Management Training Topics

Budgeting and Financial Planning

  • Reading and Understanding Financial Statements
  • Reading and Understanding Profit and Loss Documents

Career Planning

  • Beginning a Career
  • Mid-career
  • Transitioning
  • Career Success Factors
  • Self-development Planning and Implementation

Change Management

  • Assessing and Promoting Readiness for Change
  • Dealing with Resistance to Change
  • Leading Change
  • Dealing With Personal Reaction to Change

Organization Culture

  • What Is Culture
  • Understanding Your Culture
  • Changing Culture
  • Office Politics
  • Values


  • Effective Interpersonal Communication
  • Empathy and Environment - Emotional Intelligence
  • Giving and Receiving Feedback
  • Holding Difficult Conversations
  • Active Listening
  • Non-verbal Communication
  • Presentations
  • Written Communication

Conflict Resolution

  • Interpersonal Conflict Resolution
  • Organizational Conflict Resolution
  • Mediation

Creativity and Innovation

  • Creative Thinking

Customer Service

Employee Wellness

  • Employee Assistance
  • Safety and Ergonomics
  • Stress Management
  • Substance Abuse
  • Violence Detection and Prevention
  • Work-Life Balance


  • Social Responsibility


  • Appreciative Inquiry
  • Meeting Management

Group Dynamics

  • Group Problem Solving and Decision Making
  • Leading Groups and Meetings
  • Online Groups
  • Questioning Techniques

Labor Relations

  • Common Employment Laws
  • Dealing with Union Represented Employees
  • Discrimination


  • Coaching/Mentoring
  • Crisis Management
  • Dealing with Ineffective Managers
  • Decision Making
  • Delegation
  • Demonstrating Integrity, Courage and Organizational Stewardship
  • Employee Retention
  • Managing Absenteeism
  • Managing Day-to-Day Employee Performance
  • Managing High Potential Employees
  • Managing in Tough Economic Times
  • Management Development
  • Strategic Leadership and Thinking
  • Supervision

Motivation and Engagement

  • Employee Motivation
  • Employee Recognition
  • Manager’s Role in Motivation
  • Motivational Work Environment


Performance Management

  • 360 Degree Feedback
  • Capacity Building
  • Disciplinary Action
  • Goal Setting and Feedback
  • Performance Development
  • Performance Development Planning
  • Performance Improvement
  • Performance Measurement

Process Improvement

Project Management


  • Benchmarking
  • Balanced Scorecard
  • Deming
  • Plan-Do-Study-Act Cycle of Continuous Improvement
  • Problem Solving
  • Lean Concepts
  • Systems Thinking

Recruiting and Hiring

  • Employee Selection
  • Job Interviews
  • Succession Planning
  • Workforce Planning
  • Exit Interviews

Salary and Benefits


Team Building

  • Employee Empowerment and Involvement
  • Effective Work Teams
  • Team Building Activities
  • Self-directed Teams
  • Team Performance Management and Measurement


  • Adult Learning
  • Cross Training
  • New Employee Orientation
  • Training Evaluation
  • Training Needs Assessment
  • Training Tools and Ice Breakers
  • Training Transfer to the Workplace
  • Return on Investment

Work Habits

  • Organization
  • Time Management
  • Planning

Working with People

  • Assertiveness
  • Building Interpersonal Relationships
  • Building Trust
  • Dealing with Difficult People
  • Demonstrates Honesty and Integrity - Confidentiality
  • Demonstrates Respect
  • Diverse Work Force Opportunities and Issues
  • Employee Negativity
  • Etiquette in the Workplace
  • Networking and Alliances
  • Online Social Networking