New Manager Skills Course


At a glance

Giving you the insight, tools and reflective space that you need to start your journey as a people manager and lead your team through challenge and change.

 6 hours

21 Feb – 4 Apr               16 May – 27 June                12 Sep – 24 Oct

Online, with virtual events

Cost: Free

Certificate awarded

Stepping up from team player to line manager is a significant step and requires evolving your set of skills, moving from doing your job well, to leading a team with a collective output. 

It is now your responsibility to create an open and motivating space for your team to grow, develop and thrive. By managing the whole person and using your empathy, communication and leadership skills, your team can work effectively and deliver business success.

What you will learn

Over 6 weeks we’ll cover a broad range of topics that will:

Broaden your thinking and encourage you to see alternative perspectives

Give you the tools to motivate and manage individuals

Improve your understanding about how to create an inclusive and adaptable team

Inspire you to try something different with your team

This course is right for you if:

You are taking your first step into people management or aspiring to do so soon.

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

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


95% said it helped develop their skills |
97% said it broadened their perspective |
92% felt inspired to do something differently

Extremely valuable and a thought-provoking opportunity to take time to consider a more rounded approach to good leadership

I have already initiated a review within my team to understand our current position in relation to our performance, my leadership and opportunities to support change in our business.

The details

You will have 6 weeks to complete the course. It is broken down into modules, which you can work through at your own pace, giving you the flexibility to fit it around other commitments.

Each module contains short knowledge shares, along with quizzes, optional activities, and a forum to help you reflect on and practice what you have learnt. We update our courses regularly so the below is a guide.

Module 1

Gain insight into what it means to manage people

Essential tools

Understanding others

Engaging and motivating others

Module 2

Discover tools to help you get the most out of others


Coaching conversations

Supporting your team’s wellbeing

Module 3

Explore the key aspects that make up a positive team culture


Building a learning culture

Inclusive leadership

Virtual events

There will be opportunities to meet people from across the industry through our virtual events.

Connect with fellow participants in small breakout groups personal brand

Learn from industry professionals as they share their experiences, insight, and advice on what they’ve learnt in their career journey so far, and answer your questions

More details will be coming in the future!

New manager skills 2022