Getting Started as a New Manager

Gain the knowledge and skills you'll need in order to confront the challenges associated with getting your footing and getting results more quickly in your new management role. Learn to focus your time and efforts on tasks that are most important to the organization's success. 

Do you face any of these issues?

  • Is it taking you too long to make the transition from an individual contributor to a manager?
  • Are you overwhelmed by the higher-level responsibilities you now have?
  • Do you have trouble helping your team members understand how their work contributes to the organization's success?
  • If you’ve been promoted, do you struggle with the transition from "buddy" to "boss"?

Performance Objectives

  • Quickly and effectively achieve results in your new role as a manager.
  • Focus your time and efforts on high-priority tasks.
  • Effectively lead your team to contribute to the organization's business strategies.
  • Achieve results through others by building strong relationships with team members.
Primary Audience:
New or first-time managers
Secondary Audience:
Employees who are currently individual contributors who aspire to be managers
Course Length:
Four hours
Managing Effective Interactions is highly recommended as a prerequisite to achieve an optimal learning experience.
Certified Princeton Facilitator
Elective (E)