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Making the Transition from Employee to Manager

Course Details

Project Management Institute logo The transition from individual contributor to manager often happens quickly and may not include training or additional support. This workshop will help new managers learn essential skills necessary for entry level management. With the skills taught, new managers will be able to begin managing with confidence and demonstrate success quickly in that all-important first management role. There is no prerequisite for this course.

Who Should Attend

  • Individuals interested in exploring the role of manager
  • Newly-promoted managers seeking to develop essential skills
  • Current managers who have not received formal development

Continuing Education and Recertification Hours

  • .65 CEUs
  • 7.0 PDUs
  • After completing the course please contact the Program Coordinator for the PMIĀ® Course Activity Number

As a PMI Registered Education Provider, The University of Texas at Austin, Professional Development Center has been approved by PMI to issue professional development units (PDUs) for our courses (Provider # 1616).

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  • Gain a deeper understanding of your roles and responsibilities as a manager
  • Appreciate the difference between being a manager and being an individual contributor
  • Determine your own personal style as a manager and gain insight into your strengths and limitations
  • Learn the basics of employment law and understand your actions in applying them in the workplace
  • Explore the importance of delegation as a key management skill and learn the steps to take for a successful delegation
  • Develop an action plan for applying what you've learned back on the job

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