First Time Manager: Challenges

Anyone who is exploring a career move into management, or who has been promoted or hired into a management role for the first time

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Expected Duration
60 minutes

High expectations are often placed on first-time managers. Along with these expectations comes the pressure to succeed and the need to prove you belong in a management position. Establishing credibility early and building new working relationships can go a long way in helping a first-time manager succeed in adjusting to his or her new responsibilities. This course describes ways to establish credibility and manage former colleagues effectively. Materials designed to support blended learning activities aligned with this course are available from the Resources Page.


Challenges of a First-Time Manager

  • recognize how to establish credibility with your employees when you are a first-time manager
  • match techniques for managing former coworkers to examples that demonstrate their effective use
  • use techniques for working with former coworkers as their new manager





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