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a-team-of-accountants-300x200I conduct the following workshops for public and corporate customers. Call Salwana Ali at +6 012-2381428 for any clarifications.

 

 

 

 

 

New Managers Workshop

Duration: 2 days

Target audience:

  • First time managers
  • Individual contributors due to be promoted to become managers for the first time
  • New managers (first year)

Workshop Schedule: 

  1. May 18th – 19th, 2016
  2. October 19th – 20th, 2016

Workshop Venue:

@Thinking Loft, Salwana and Rahim Associates Sdn Bhd, B-3A-18, Capital 2 (Block B), Oasis Ara Damansara, No. 2, Jalan PJU 1A/7A Ara Damansara, Petaling Jaya, Selangor. Malaysia.

Workshop Outline:

DAY 1 | 09:00am – 05:00pm

The Cornerstones of the Managerial Role

  • What it means to be a manager.
  • The four key cornerstones of the managerial role
  • Workshop: Group discussion on key cornerstones

Understanding leadership and management

  • Key functions of leadership and management
  • Three big ideas on leadership
  • Three big ideas on management
  • Workshop: Group work on leadership and management case studies

Behavioural Skills

  • Critical behavioural skills for managers
  • Key approaches to develop the required skills
  • Workshop: Group work on behavioural skills based on scenario examples

Managing Change

  • Knowing yourself: self-awareness and self-management
  • Managing the transition from an individual contributor to a manager
  • Workshop: Group work on managing change

DAY 2 | 09:00am – 05:00pm

The Manager’s Toolkits

  • What are The Manager’s Toolkits?
  • The purpose of The Manager’s Toolkits
  • The design principle of imManager Framework
  • The accompanying imManager Guide

Develop Personal Managerial Plan Using The Manager’s Toolkits

  • Workshop: Development of Personal Managerial Plan
  • Present Personal Managerial Plan
  • Group feedback on the Personal Managerial Plan

Give Receive Improve Workshop

Duration: 2 days

Target audience:

  • New Managers and/or First Time Managers
  • Entrepreneurs, SME Owners
  • Individuals keen to improve performance

Workshop Schedule: 

October 12th – 13th, 2016

Workshop Venue:

@Thinking Loft, Salwana and Rahim Associates Sdn Bhd, B-3A-18, Capital 2 (Block B), Oasis Ara Damansara, No. 2, Jalan PJU 1A/7A Ara Damansara, Petaling Jaya, Selangor. Malaysia.

Workshop Outline:

DAY 1 | 09:00am – 05:00pm

Be a Champion

  • What it means to be a Champion.
  • The characteristics of a Champion.
  • Workshop: Practice, Assess and Improve

Feedback

  • What is feedback?
  • Why do we care about feedback?
  • Workshop: How is feedback being used in the workplace today?

Giving Feedback

  • Guiding principles in giving feedback effectively.
  • Aspects of ineffective feedback.
  • 4 key elements of giving feedback.
  • Giving feedback upwards.
  • Workshop: Role plays on giving feedback.

DAY 2 | 09:00am – 05:00pm

Receiving Feedback

  • Key elements to receiving feedback.
  • When do we ask for feedback?
  • Workshop: Role play receiving feedback. 

Different Types of Feedback

  • Internal feedback
  • External feedback.
  • Getting the impact from external feedback.

Feedback for Continuous Improvement

  • Scenarios: Business review, Performance goal setting, Customer service, Project monitoring and Employee engagement.
  • Workshop: Honing your skills

Feedback for Continuous Improvement Model

  • The 5 steps model
  • Feedback Toolkit: The Buddy System
  • Workshop: Formulate your ‘mini continuous improvement project’

180 Minutes | Practical Workshop Program | New Managers Series

Here are the highlights of the 180 Minutes Practical Workshop Program for New Managers.

What is the 180 Minutes Practical Workshop Program for New Managers?

We appreciate that you are busy; your resources are expensive to get away for training for a couple of days and human beings have only short attention span to focus on specific subjects at any one time. Hence, we developed the 180 minutes Practical Workshop Program for New Managers with the following main objectives:

  • Focus on 180 minutes learning time
  • Provide series of skill sets for new managers
  • Utilize practical approach rather than theoretical approach
  • Encourage participants to involve fully in the learning process
  • Emphasize on executions

What are the current series of skill sets for managers that are available?

The current series of skill sets for managers that are available are:

  • On Boarding New Managers
  • Giving and Receiving Feedback
  • Performance Goal Setting

Why should you consider the 180 minutes Practical Workshop Program?

In the current period of rapid velocity of organizational changes, more are expected from your employees. They are expected to achieve more with less. We developed the 180 minutes Practical Workshop Program with that in mind. The learning process focuses on the critical components that your employees need to master, all done utilizing very practical approaches such as working on case studies, being involved in interactive discussions, questions and answers and developing their own ‘Good-to-Go’ plan for executions, to be performed when they are back in the field.

How is the 180 minutes Practical Workshop Program conducted?

We utilize practical approaches to conduct the Practical Workshop Program as listed below:

  • Interactive discussions, questions and answers
  • Case studies
  • Scenario Role Play
  • ‘Good-to-Go’ Action Plans

When are the programs scheduled?

Below are the program schedules for 2016:

Items 180 Minute Practical Workshop Programs Schedules
1. On Boarding New Managers May 24th, 2016
2. Giving and Receiving Feedback June 2nd, 2016
3. Performance Goal Setting June 14th, 2016

Where will the 180 minutes Practical Workshop Program be conducted?

The workshops will be conducted at:

The Thinking Loft Learning Facility

B-3A-18 Capital 2 (Block B) Oasis Ara Damansara

No: 2, Jalan PJU 1A/7A, Ara Damansara

47301 Petaling Jaya. Selangor.

Malaysia.

 3.1 ON BOARDING NEW MANAGERS

Key Outcomes:

  1. Acquire the Good-to-Go Plan for execution in the field.
  2. Awareness on the key critical success factors of the managerial role.
  3. Deliberate knowledge on how to set direction, build network and exercise authority.

Workshop Outline:

1.      Four Key Cornerstones of the Managerial Role (Method: Discussions, Questions and Answers)

  1. Scope of Being a Manager
  2. Understanding Leadership and Management
  3. Behavioural Skills
  4. Managing Change

2.      Doing the Top Three Things Well (Method: Case Study)

  1. Setting Direction
  2. Building Network
  3. Exercising Authority

3.      Planning Your Managerial Role (Method: Coach, Good-to-Go Plan)

  1. imManager Framework
  2. imManager Guide
  3. Good-to-Go Plan

Learning Methods:

Utilizes blended of multiple practical approaches as listed:

  1. Interactive Discussions, Questions and Answers.
  2. Case Studies.
  3. Coaching.
  4. Scenario Role Play
  5. Good-to-Go Action Plans.

Workshop Audiences:

  1. First Time Managers
  2. New Managers (first 24 months in the managerial role)
  3. Individual Contributors (ICs) planning to be managers in the near future ( 6 – 12 months timeframe)

3.2 GIVING AND RECEIVING FEEDBACK

Key Outcomes:

  1. Good-to-Go Plan to pursue continuous improvement.
  2. Knowledge on how to give and receive feedback effectively.
  3. Step-by-step guide on how to create a feedback friendly environment.

Workshop Outline:

 1.      What Makes a Champion? (Methods: Interactive Discussions, Questions and Answers)

  1. Understanding Tiger Woods, Roger Federer and Usain Bolt.
  2. Feedback – what and why?
  3. Creating a Feedback Friendly Environment.

2.      How to Give and Receive Feedback. (Method: Case Study, Scenario Role Play)

  1. How to Give Feedback.
  2. How to Receive Feedback.
  3. What to do with Feedback?

 3.      Pursuing Continuous Improvement. (Method: Coach, Good-to-Go Plan)

  1. The PAI (Practice, Assess, Improve) Framework.
  2. The PAI (Practice, Assess, Improve) Ladder.
  3. Good-to-Go Plan for Continuous Improvement.

Learning Methods:

Utilizes blended of multiple practical approaches as listed:

  1. Interactive Discussions, Questions and Answers.
  2. Case Studies.
  3. Coaching.
  4. Scenario Role Play
  5. Good-to-Go Action Plans.

Workshop Audiences:

  1. First Time Managers
  2. New Managers (first 24 months in the managerial role)
  3. Individual Contributors (ICs) planning to be managers in the near future ( 6 – 12 months timeframe)

3.3. PERFORMANCE GOAL SETTING 

Key Outcomes:

  1. Good-to-Go Plan to set and monitor performance goal in the field.
  2. Knowledge on how to set and monitor performance goal.
  3. Step-by-step guide to establish a performance oriented culture

Workshop Outline:

1.      Overview of Performance Goal. (Method: Interactive Discussion, Questions and Answers)

  1. What is Performance Goal?
  2. Why Should You Care About Performance Goal?
  3. Creating a Performance Oriented Culture.

2.      How to Set/Develop and Monitor Performance Goal. (Method: Case study and Group Work)

  1. Performance Goal Setting and Monitoring Process
  2. Feedback on Performance.
  3. Pursuing Continuous Improvement.

3.      Setting/Developing Performance Goal. (Method: Coach, Good-to-Go Plan)

  1. Performance Goal Setting Framework.
  2. Performance Goal Setting Guide.
  3. Good-to-Go Plan

 Learning Methods:

Utilizes blended of multiple practical approaches as listed:

  1. Interactive Discussions, Questions and Answers.
  2. Case Studies.
  3. Coaching.
  4. Scenario Role Play
  5. Good-to-Go Action Plans.

Workshop Audiences:

  1. First Time Managers
  2. New Managers (first 24 months in the managerial role)
  3. Individual Contributors (ICs) planning to be managers in the near future ( 6 – 12 months timeframe)


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