People Management

Course Overview

This course will help you understand the role of the manager and the responsibilities this carries, as well as your own approach to working with others and leading a team. The aim of the People Management training course is to strengthen your current management and leadership skills with a powerful, more distinguished dimension. This course  has been designed to enhance and build on your current leadership abilities. It will help all managers and leaders develop the essential skills to influence and motivate their staff to achieve exceptional performance. Leadership is built on solid management skills. This foundation provides the essentials necessary for supporting and sustaining your management qualities and performances. Maintaining a balance between achieving results and developing your people is the key to successful management.

Course Objectives

The course will enable the participants to:

  • Effectively develop and manage a team
  • Delegate and trust a team 
  • Coaching and mentoring teams
  • Effectively communicate with their managers
  • Manage relationships with their managers

Course Content

Downward Management

  • Introduction and understanding each other’s expectations
  • Retaining and engaging your pivotal talent
  • Succession, career planning and international mobility
  • Performance management, evaluating and rewarding talent
  • Using coaching and mentoring to develop leaders
  • Internal communication and internal branding
  • Case study/Exercise/team activity

Upward Management

  • Communicating with your manager
  • Disagreeing with your manager
  • Understanding what motivates the management
  • Managing expectations and agreeing on goals
  • Receiving feedback and criticism from your manager
  • Case study/Exercise/team activity

(Coaching session after 1 week)

  • Comprehensive case feedback
  • Understanding the applicability of the learning
  • Training feedback  
  • Self-evaluation

Course Methodology

The training methodology of IKL is based upon cutting-edge application of highly interactive mode of learning capitalizing upon the holistic engagement of person. It focuses upon development of a mindset enriched by exposure to relevant theory and proven practices. It develops skills through experiential learning and simulation aiming at enhancement of competitive practices leading to excellence. All participants are given opportunities to take initiatives by asking questions, responding to the questions and playing a proactive role to evaluate themselves while also cultivating themselves. Participants gain self-esteem and identity along with confidence and self-assurance for a breakthrough competition in the workplace

Target Audience

This course is suitable for professionals and practitioners from a wide range of spectrum from the leading domains of Business, Government, Academia and Society.


2 Days (08:30–14:30) with appropriate breaks for tea/refreshments and lunch.

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