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Leadership: New Manager Training for Technical Professionals

Learn to establish yourself as a manager and lead your technical team to success. We are PDU Accredited.
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LearnSmart LLC
1,589 students enrolled
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Inspire and encourage your technical team to get the best out of them in an effective and meaningful manner by delegating tasks and developing performance plans to set achievable goals for personal and professional development.
Become familiar with the responsibilities and challenges of being a manager, including how to lead and guide a team.
Master the arts of successfully facilitating meetings, appraising performance, providing feedback and resolving conflicts within your team and organization.
Demonstrate authority when needed, and learn how to make better decisions after assessing different possibilities.
Lead by setting an example and become more confident and influential in the process.
Deal with conflicting personalities and help others cooperate as a team.
Communicate effectively with your colleagues and senior managers.
Conduct SWOT and STEP analyses to both shape both the company culture and address challenges.
This course qualifies for 8.00 PDU credit hours toward the PMP® certification from PMI.

Aside from adapting to a new role with increased responsibilities, new managers must learn to be leaders and explore how to communicate effectively with technical employees, fellow managers, and senior executives. Learn everything you need to know as a new manager to assist the technical professionals you manage in reaching and exceeding their goals, in this comprehensive course bundle.

Master Strategies for Effective Management of Technical Professionals

  • Lead by setting an example and become more confident and influential in the process.
  • Communicate effectively with your colleagues and senior managers.
  • Motivate your staff to encourage personal and professional development.

In this course you will learn that management isn’t always so much about leading, as it is about pointing the way. It is your duty to point the way by instructing, giving feedback and sharing your experience with your staff. In this course, you will learn how to develop leadership skills to confidently coach a team of technical professionals. Keeping these dedicated employees motivated in high-tech business environments will help support their professional growth, as well as your company’s strategic objectives.

At the end of this course, you will be able to confidently lead and guide a team of technical professionals through day-to-day operations, interpersonal challenges and crisis situations.

This course is a bundle of the following LearnSmart courses, and includes comprehensive information for the following topics:

  • Introduction to Management
  • Developing Leadership and Transitioning into Management
  • Leading and Communicating as a Manager
  • Successful Communication and Process Management Skills
  • Taking Control as a Manager
  • Making an Impact as a Manager
  • Managing Technical Professionals
  • Managing the Development of Technical Professionals

LearnSmart is Project Management Institute (PMI)® Global Registered Education Provider (REP 3577). This course qualifies for the above credit hours toward the PMP® or CAMP® training contact hours or toward maintaining your current certification. Thus meeting the Professional Development Unit (PDU) requirement necessary to continue their PMP® Certification or for experienced project managers wanting to brush up on their education.

PMI, PMP, and CAMP are a registered trademarks of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

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Orientation Video

You will understand how to best utilize our training tools and experience within this course.

Managing the Development of Technical Professionals

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Pre-Assessment

Quizzes in your LearnSmart Online Training help you determine your level of command of the material covered in this training course.

This Pre-Assessment quiz is designed so that you will be able to see the progression you have as you complete the course. Whether you have pre-existing knowledge or not, the answers given do not effect any scores or required for certification, but helps get you ready and in the mind-set of what this course will be covering.

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Moving from Technical Professional to Management
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Defining the Technical Professional
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Chapter 1 Quiz
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Strengths and Weaknesses
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Appreciating the Differences
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Necessary Changes
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Self-Assessment
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Personal and Professional Development
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Interpersonal Concerns
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Strategic Alliances
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Establishing a Positive Managerial Image
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Methods for Avoiding Career Pitfalls
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Tools to Help You Become a Better Manager
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Why Technical Professionals Fail as Managers
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Why Managers Fail
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Why Managers Fail, Part II
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Chapter 2 Quiz

Introduction to Management

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Pre-Assessment
This Pre-Assessment quiz is designed so that you will be able to see the progression you have as you complete the course. Whether you have pre-existing knowledge or not, the answers given do not effect any scores or required for certification, but helps get you ready and in the mind-set of what this course will be covering.
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Introduction
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Core Functions of Management
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Chapter 1 Quiz
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Demands on a Manager
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The Management Devision-Making Process
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Company Culture
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Personal Development
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The Important/Urgent Matric
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Learning Styles
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Drivers and Resistors
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Summary

Developing Leadership and Transitioning into Management

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Pre-Assessment
This Pre-Assessment quiz is designed so that you will be able to see the progression you have as you complete the course. Whether you have pre-existing knowledge or not, the answers given do not effect any scores or required for certification, but helps get you ready and in the mind-set of what this course will be covering.
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Pointing the Way
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Gallup Organization Findings
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All About People
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Leadership Qualities You'll Want to Learn
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Ten Leadership Styles You May Relate To
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Leadership Pitfalls
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Strengthening Your Leadership Skills Day By Day
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Chapter 1 Quiz
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Performance Evaluations
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21st Century Tools
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Building a Good Relationship with Your Manager
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Closing

Managing Technical Professionals

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Pre-Assessment
This Pre-Assessment quiz is designed so that you will be able to see the progression you have as you complete the course. Whether you have pre-existing knowledge or not, the answers given do not effect any scores or required for certification, but helps get you ready and in the mind-set of what this course will be covering.
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Introduction to Managing Technical Professionals
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Managing Technical Professionals Scenario Description
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Characteristics of a High-tech Business Environment
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Management Structures Suited to a High-tech Company
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Trends That Affect the High-tech Workforce
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Meet the Players
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Remote Office and Virtual Team Scenario
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Personal and Professional Traits of Technical Professionals
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Factors of Job Satisfaction for Technical Professionals
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Establishing and Maintaining Credibility
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Techniques for Attracting Technical Professionals
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Motivating Technical Professionals
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Motivating Technical Professionals Scenario
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Setting Challenging Goals
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Work Environments that Retain Technical Professionals
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Chapter 1 & 2 Quiz
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Motivating and Management Models
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Leadership Styles
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Developing a High-Performing Team
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Developing a High-Performing Team Scenario
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Forming and Organizing a Technical Task Team
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Overcoming Performance Issues
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Professional Motivation
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Professional Motivation Scenario
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Performance Evaluation Tools
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Career Plan Goals
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Chapter 3 & 4 Quiz
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Conclusion

Leading and Communicating as a Manager

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Pre-Assessment
This Pre-Assessment quiz is designed so that you will be able to see the progression you have as you complete the course. Whether you have pre-existing knowledge or not, the answers given do not effect any scores or required for certification, but helps get you ready and in the mind-set of what this course will be covering.
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Leadership Roles
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Team Leadership
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Effective Teams
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Team Development
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Effective Delegation
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SMART Objectives
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Chapter 1 Quiz
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What to Delegate
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Maslow's Hierarchy and Employee Needs
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Communication
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Chairing a Meeting
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Summary

Successful Communication and Process Management Skills

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Pre-Assessment

This Pre-Assessment quiz is designed so that you will be able to see the progression you have as you complete the course. Whether you have pre-existing knowledge or not, the answers given do not effect any scores or required for certification, but helps get you ready and in the mind-set of what this course will be covering.

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Leading by Example
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Stages of Spoken Communication
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Ways to Avoid Communication Barriers
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Modes of Communication in New Media
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Five Signs That You're Communicating Wrong
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Managerial Pressure
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Chapter 1 Quiz
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