The Role of a Line Manager

Being a line manager in every business is different, so how do you know how to be the best at it?

The role of managing people goes by many different names: Line Manager, Supervisor, Team Leader etc. But no matter what your job title, if you’re responsible for an individual or a team, there’s certain aspects that you’ll need to develop to be really good at it!

In this course we’ll walk step-by-step through these aspects, so you can see how it relates to your situation, in your company and create a development plan that works best for you.

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Who is this course for?

  • Getting Started

    If you are looking to start your career in Line Management

  • New to role

    If you have been recently promoted to the role of a Line Manager

  • Managing Managers

    If you are a Manager of Managers looking to help them self-develop

In more detail

Let's look at the Aims and Outcomes

The aim of this course is to:

Provide clarity and guidance on the role of a Line Manager, and to enable you to grow and develop into a great people manager.  

Outcomes

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  1. State the role of a Line Manager
  2. List attributes of a great Line Manager
  3. Define four ‘focus’ personal/professional attributes
  4. Assess your current and future skills level against these attributes
  5. State your first and second priority for development

Course Outline

  • 1

    Welcome

    • 0. WELCOME

      FREE PREVIEW
    • Review our Conditions of service and Privacy Policy before you begin

    • Acknowledge your agreement

    • Role of a Line Manager WORKBOOK

  • 2

    1. WHAT IS THE ROLE OF A LINE MANAGER?

    • Intro to 'What is the Role of a Line Manager?'

  • 3

    2. WHAT MAKES A GREAT LINE MANAGER?

    • Intro to 'What makes a great Line Manager?'

  • 4

    3. ATTRIBUTES OF A GREAT LINE MANAGER

    • Intro to: 'Attributes of a Great Line Manager.'

    • What is an attribute?

    • Examples of job roles

  • 5

    4 & 5. FOUNDATIONAL AND ADDITIONAL ATTRIBUTES

    • Intro to 'Foundational and additional attributes'

  • 6

    6. PLOTTING YOUR CURRENT AND FUTURE ATTRIBUTES

    • Part 1: Plotting your current attributes

    • Part 2: Plotting your future attributes

    • EXAMPLE of a completed wheel

  • 7

    7. IDENTIFYING YOUR GAPS

    • Intro to: Identifying your gaps and priorities

  • 8

    8. IN SUMMARY

    • In Summary

  • 9

    ...And finally

    • And finally...

    • How to 'GET YOUR CERTIFICATE'

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Instructor Bio

Nikie Forster

Nikie Forster

Convinced she was going to be a Radio One presenter from an early age, Nikie’s less than conventional route into the world of Learning & Development has given her a wide range of experiences and skills which enable her to create learning in almost any situation. Two decades later, having backed up these experiences with a plethora of professional qualifications, she now runs Curious Lighthouse Learning Consultancy where she enables Managers and Trainers to increase ​Confidence & Competence in themselves and others through creative, curious and credible training solutions. Find out more at www.curiouslighthouse.co.uk

Testimonials for Nikie Forster

“Nikie's is someone I would highly recommend, especially for leadership and management development programmes. She is highly proficient, very focused and seeks to achieve the best outcome for both company and staff. I have previously worked with Nikie and have found her to be a most professional, knowledgeable and experienced trainer. She also makes learning interesting and fun.”

Jackie Rogers ~ Business PA

“Nikie has changed my life at work! She has worked with us in building trust and open communication within the management team. It has completely changed our communication style and has had a great impact on our moral.”

Hana ~ Senior Manager

“It has been an absolute privilege to have worked with you. Your sessions have been inspiring and I will take your learnings with me wherever I go. ​Over my career a few people have stood out for their positivity, professionalism, competence & you are one of these stand out individuals who has inspired me to move forward/grow.”

​​Brad Abery ~ FSSC Director