You can help managers to develop new skills and increase their knowledge. But you can’t train them to deal with every potential situation they will encounter because so much of management is unique. That’s why managers need to be comfortable with improvising sometimes.
Improv For Managers is part of our ‘in practice’ collection of ready-to-tailor programmes with a strong pragmatic focus. Workshops can be delivered as is, or act as a time and cost-efficient starting point for developing personalised learning for your organisation.
Explore and break down some of the barriers to deciding quickly.
Foster strong and attentive listening skills.
Encourage rapid-fire creativity (thinking on your feet) within set parameters.
An interactive programme designed to develop a manager’s confidence.
Sudden crises. Unexpected changes to routine. Out of the blue staffing issues. It might seem counter-intuitive to help managers to improvise, when mostly you want them to follow set procedures, but managers have to respond to the wide range of situations thrust upon them. That often means applying policies and approaches in a novel way. This highly interactive programme is designed to develop a manager’s confidence with situations that require quick thinking. We’ll:
Duration: 6 hours. Delivered as 4, 90-minute online workshops spread over a period of 4-8 weeks. (Improvisation sessions also work well for team-building events).