Presented by
Management Forum

Effective Delegation Skills

A concise one-day seminar about the key principles of delegation, its link to motivation and impact on productivity.

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  • Format: Bespoke training
  • CPD: 6 hours for your records (depending on your requirements)
  • Certificate of completion

Course overview

Effective delegation can be a valuable skill to master, as it can not only help increase your productivity but also help develop and motivate your team. This interactive course will examine the key principles of effective delegation and provide you with the essential tools you need to delegate well.

Key topics to be covered:

  • Understand what delegation means and why it can be difficult
  • Learn how to delegate efficiently using a planned approach
  • What is the link between delegation and motivation?
  • Examine the difference between delegation and empowerment
  • Post-delegation analysis – how to give effective feedback after a task has been completed

This course is also available in-house and can be tailored to your specific needs. Our experts come to you saving you time and money.

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for managers, supervisors and team leaders who wish to refresh or update their delegation skills and gain a better understanding of how and when to delegate effectively.

Programme

Identify your own learning objectives for the course

What does delegation mean? u Why should we delegate?

Why is delegation often linked with motivation?

  • Discuss the top four main motivating factors, according to Herzberg and McGregor, and how to achieve these through delegation

- Job interest
- Recognition
- Responsibility
- Sense of achievement

Examine the difference between delegation and empowerment

  • What are the key differences between delegating and empowering?
  • Do you want to ‘empower’ or delegate more effectively?
  • Explore the advantages and disadvantages of both approaches

Guidelines for delegation

  • How to plan your approach to ensure effective delegation of a task
  • What questions will help form your delegation process?

Practical case study work – guided role play on delegating a task. Areas to be covered include:

  • Delegating to different team members
  • Planning a delegation
  • Appraising the completed task
  • Post-delegation analysis – effective feedback for when tasks go well and for when they don’t

Key learning points to take back to the workplace

Post-course action plan

Geoff Marsh

Geoff is the Managing Director of Dansam Ltd, a training company that began in September 1999. 

Geoff Marsh started his career as a presenter in 1986 as on the Lloyds Bank's 'Customer First' Programme. This was one of the largest series of roadshow workshops in the world at that time. The programme was seen by approximately 70,000 staff.

Geoff has presented courses with Management Forum for nearly 20 years.

In addition he has delivered training and coaching programmes for Robert Bosch Ltd, London Underground, Scottish and Newcastle Breweries, Rohm and Haas, Serono Pharmaceuticals, Domino Printing UK Ltd, Kall Kwik Printing, The Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Councils, Linton Lubricants, Halliburton, Interserve Project Services, The Midlands Co-op Funeral Division and many others.

Geoff has particular expertise in the financial services sector and his clients include organisations such as Coutts, Acin, Barclays Wealth, Lombard Odier, Lloyds Bank IPB,  JP Morgan, Citibank, Bank Of Vietnam, Bank Of Singapore, Siam Commerce Bank, Bank of Georgia, Caledonia Investments,  Unigestion,  Taib Securities, , Asquith, Cheviot Asset Management, Ernst & Young, Nationwide, Fleming Family and Partners and Rothschilds.   His work for these organisations has ranged from management and leadership skills, teambuilding, communication, presentation skills, front line sales and negotiation training as well as dealing with demanding clients, cold calling and asking for referrals. 

As a trainer and presenter, Geoff has been involved with conferences, seminars and roadshows for organisations such as Kall Kwik, The Color Company, Alphagraphics,  Regus, Great Western Railways, Wessex Water., Vision Box, Viapath and The Zoological Society Of London,

Geoff is an international trainer and presenter and has worked outside the UK for organisations such as United Airlines, American airlines, Qatar Airways, BNP Paribas, HSBC, OCBC, Maybank and Unichem

He has been a visiting lecturer on the Swiss Finance Institute executive IWEMBA (International Wealth Management Executive MBA) programme. He has been a guest lecturer with the IE Business school in Madrid and has worked with the Singapore Wealth Management Institute (WMI) and the Singapore Management University for more than 14 years on their Masters in Finance programme (in conjunction with the Singapore Management University and the Nanyang University of Technology

In addition Geoff is also much sought after as a presenter and after-dinner speaker. He has had his own weekly radio shows on Swindon FM and Swindon 105.5. He is the author and co-author of several books including ‘A Sixty minute Guide To Powerful Presentations’ ‘A Sixty minute Guide to Developing Key Accounts’ ‘A Sixty Minute Guide To Franchising’, ‘A Sixty Minute Guide To Direct Mail’ all for the Sixty Minute Business Book Company. 

More details

We don't have any currently scheduled dates for this course but we can customise it to your requirements and deliver it on an in-house basis for any number of your staff or colleagues.

See below or contact us to discuss yor requirements.

UK

  • Brahams Dutt Badrick French LLP
  • Falconbury Ltd
  • Fluorocarbon Group Ltd
  • MMD GPHC Ltd
  • Syngenta

Multiple colleagues?
Talk to one of our training experts to discuss how to:

Run this course conveniently and cost-effectively in-house for your staff and colleagues

Aleksandra BEER
Training expert

+44 (0)20 7749 4749

inhouse@ipi.academy