New Manager Skills Course - Part 2

New Manager Skills course - part 2

At a glance

In this online course, you will learn how to shape, influence and lead your team authentically, including and especially during times of change.

Duration: 6 hours

Date: 11 Sep

Format: Online,
with virtual event

Cost: Free


This course works either as a next step in your journey following on from our New Manager Skills course – Part 1 or as a refresher for those who have a little more experience.

Why take this course now?

In a fast paced, fast changing world, it’s never been more important for line managers to be equipped with the awareness and tools to create a high performing team, and face into challenges with confidence.

Juggling your responsibilities as a line manager can be a challenge, so this course works flexibly to suit your work schedule. You’ll learn through a mix of different resources hosted on our learning platform, which you can access anytime between the start and end dates. You’ll receive an IGD certificate at the end to recognise your success!

This course is right for you if:

You have recently taken your first step into managing others, or you have been a manager for a while but would like a refresher

You have already taken part in our New Manager Skills course – Part 1 and are ready for the next step

This course is designed to be a broad introduction so is suitable for those in any function within the industry

You can commit to around 1 hour of learning per week (total of 6 hours across 6 weeks)

Testimonials from recent participants

95% said it helped develop their skills

84% feel their influencing skills have improved

93% felt inspired to do something differently as a result of completing the course

The extra ways to expand my leadership toolkit put me in a better position to have solutions when faced with adversity.

Kept my own learning and development on the agenda. Reminded me that it is not all about workload, budgets, KPIs, but developing my team

Giving me the skills and knowledge to manage up as well as down, and giving me the confidence to speak out. Some of the tools/templates will be great for creating meaningful discussions

The detail

You will have 6 weeks to work through the modules that make up the course. We update our courses regularly to ensure we have the most relevant and up-to-date topics, so the below is a guide on the key focus areas based on our 2022 course:


Learn how to find your own leadership style so that you can connect with your team more authentically.

Reflect and get clarity on your leadership style

Learn how to be an inclusive and empathetic leader

Your skills

Discover the tools you need to lead your team effectively:

Embrace and respond to change

Understand how to motivate individuals in your team

Develop your influencing skills, not just with your team, but thinking about your wider stakeholders

Your team

Understand how to build a culture in which your team can perform at their best:

Discover the ingredients of a positive culture

Understand how to create trust

Get tips on how to support your team’s wellbeing appropriately

What happens next?

After signing up we will keep you updated with information about how to access the course. You will receive your log in details for our learning platform a week before the course start date.

New Manager Skills part 2 course 2023