Middle Management

  • Training Time: 1 Day,  9:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Inclusion: Participants Manual and Certificate of Completion

Traditionally, middle managers make up the largest managerial layer in an organization. The Middle Manager is responsible to those above them and those below them. They head a variety of departments and projects. In order for a company to operate smoothly, it is essential that those in middle management be committed to the goals of the organization and understands how to effectively execute these goals.

It is crucial for businesses to focus on these essential managers and provide them with the opportunities to succeed. No matter the organization’s structure or size, it will benefit from employing well-trained middle managers. Having a middle manager understand their role in the organization is very important. They are in communication with a very large percentage of the company, and will have a large impact throughout the organization.

Learning Points
  • Define management.
  • Understand ethics in the workplace.
  • Manage information and make decisions.
  • Be familiar with the control process.
  • Use organizational strategies to facilitate change.
  • Create structures and processes to manage teams.
  • Manage as a leader.
Course Outline

Middle Management – Module 1
Getting Started

  • Introduction to the Workshop
  • Workshop Objectives

Middle Management – Module 2
Introduction to Management

  • What is Management?
  • What Do Managers Do?
  • What Does it Take to be a Manager?
  • Why Does Management Matter?

Middle Management – Module 3
Ethics and Social Responsibility

  • What is Ethical Workplace Behavior?
  • What is Unethical Workplace Behavior?
  • How to Make Ethical Decisions
  • What is Social Responsibility?

Middle Management – Module 4
Managing Information

  • Why Information Matters
  • Strategic Importance of Information
  • Characteristics and Costs of Useful Information
  • Getting and Sharing Information

Middle Management – Module 5
Decision Making

  • What is Rational Decision-Making?
  • Steps to Rational Decision-Making
  • Limits to Rational Decision-Making
  • Improving Decision Making

Middle Management – Module 6
Control

  • Basics of Control
  • Is Control Necessary or Possible?
  • How and What t Control
  • Control Methods

Middle Management – Module 7
Organizational Strategy

  • Basics of Organizational Strategy
  • Sustainable Competitive Advantage
  • Strategy-Making Process
  • Corporate, Industry, Firm Level Strategies

Middle Management – Module 8
Innovation and Change

  • Organizational Innovation
  • Why Innovation Matters
  • Managing Innovation
  • Organizational Change
  • Why Change Occurs and Why It Matters
  • Managing Change

Middle Management – Module 9
Organizational Structures and Process

  • Departmentalization
  • Organizational Authority
  • Job Design
  • Designating Organizational Process

Middle Management – Module 10
Managing Teams

  • The Good and the Bad of Using Teams
  • Kinds of Teams
  • Work Team Characteristics
  • Enhancing Work Team Effectiveness

Middle Management – Module 11
Motivation and Leadership

  • Basics of Motivation
  • Equity Theory /Expectancy Theory
  • What is Leadership?
  • Situational Leadership / Strategic Leadership

Middle Management – Module12
Wrapping it up

  • Words from the Wise
You Can Expect...
  • To implement the strategies of your superiors
  • To learn ways to motivate people and get results
You Need This If...
  • You want to be effective in your role as Middle Management
  • To know what it takes to be an effective Manager
  • To know the characteristics of a successful Manager
This Is About...
  • Understanding your obligations to senior managers and employees
  • Being a credible “face of the organization” to the employees assigned to you
  • Understanding your responsibilities and fulfilling it
In-House Rate

Participants: 10 – 20
Duration: 1 day
Course Fee: P9,450.00 per person
Includes: Manual, Certificate of Completion