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Empowering Delegation

00147
$1,775.00
1-Day Virtual or In-person
In stock
1
Product Details
This workshop is designed to help manager, supervisors, and emerging supervisors assess their current delegation practices and uncover additional strategies for more effectively empowering their team members.
Every minute that managers spend doing something that someone else can do is one less minute managers have to do something only they can do. If there are tasks that you currently do that others can accomplish or that others could help you accomplish, this workshop helps uncover those tasks and plan for how to delegate them to others. Delegation can help you accomplish your goals, while advancing the abilities, confidence, and initiative of your employees. Delegation can help managers develop greater employee engagement. We explore skills that enhance the delegation process, while assessing personal inhibitors and facilitators of delegation.

Who Should Attend
Managers, supervisors, and those with management potential, who want to find ways to further involve employees at work; new managers recently promoted due to their technical expertise, who need to further develop their management skills. More experienced managers looking to refresh their delegation tools and take their management skills to the next level.

You Will Learn
After attending this workshop, participants will be able to:
  • Move away from “doing” & more towards managing and coordinating
  • Apply an effective step-by-step process for successful & mutually beneficial delegation
  • Choose the right tasks to delegate & match those tasks to the right people
  • Use delegation to develop a competent and motivated staff
  • Effectively deal with people who respond negatively to delegation
  • Make their expectations clear & understand their employees’ concerns
  • Feel less guilt about delegating
  • Create more time to accomplish those tasks that only managers can do

Course Outline

Participants’ Current Delegation Practices
  • Assessing the urgency of additional delegation
  • Assessing participants’ missed delegation opportunities
  • Assessing why participants do not delegate as much as possible
  • Uncovering personal delegation obstacles & their solutions

Participants’ Future Delegation Opportunities
  • Assessing participants’ job responsibilities & specific tasks
  • How to decide what to delegate
The Phases of Successful Delegation
  • How to select the right task & the right person for a good match
  • How to clearly communicate the assignment, its parameters, and the level of authority delegated
  • How to create & review the task’s action plans, its obstacles, proposed solutions, & mutual expectations
  • How to monitor employee progress, troubleshoot arising problems, and coach team members back on track using the OSKAR coaching model


Up to 30 students


  • Virtual Classes will be a live, Instructor lead class in Zoom for Government, a virtual technical assistant VTA will be available to assist students with any technical issues, take roll, administer evaluations, and distribute certificates of completion. Course materials will be provided electronically.
  • Onsite classes will be held at your location. The instructor will travel to you. Materials will be printed and shipped to your site. A sign-up sheet will be provided for student to enter their name (as they want it on their certificate) and the email address to send the certificate to. GSA travel costs will be added to the course fee. Contact us for a travel estimate.
  • A minimum of 2 weeks lead time is needed for virtual classes, 3 weeks for onsite classes.

Questions? Contact our training coordinator Joy Smith Stone at (828) 750-5994 or jstone@gothamgovernment.com.

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