Discover how many companies and organizations use management development to improve performance.

Developing the skills and performance of the managers responsible for driving results by managing a team cuts across many industries and occupations. The skills and characteristics of top managers are well-defined but not well integrated in the abilities of many if not most managers. First, take a close look at how it fits for municipal organizations…

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I have the privilege to watch a large family owned farm managed by my Aunt and Uncle.  Many farms today are complicated business organizations requiring adept management.  Take a look here at how one organization is helping farms develop advanced skills for managing…

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As you might expect, many universities are developing programs for specific management development.  After all, our position is that management is all about getting results by directing the work of others.  Take a look at what USC is doing…

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Geared toward experienced professionals and those new to management, this course … tools and exposure to the latest ideas in the Management Development .

How t Design a Quality Management Training and Development Program

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Many small businesses, entrepreneurs and managers of a team or department without budget resources are looking for how to best approach the opportunity for better training.  We found a valuable article on this concern…

How to Design Management Development Programs
Simply put, management development is an effort (hopefully, planned in nature) that enhances the learner’s capacity to manage organizations (or oneself).

When starting the process of outlining a management development program, either for yourself or your employees, a clear picture of the basic skills for success will be important.


 Here is a common list of these skills.

  • Administrative Skills for Organizing Work and People
  • Maintains organizational systems and procedures
  • Establishes Controls and Guidance
  • Focus on team goals and responsibilities
  • Directly manages performance
  • Executes the companies strategies
  • Reacts to and Solves problems
  • Executes assignments, projects and directives
  • Trains, instructs and coaches

When starting a professional development program for management development, assessing against this list will begin the process on the right skill sets.

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Michael D. Moore is the publisher of Management By Delegation and is a veteran executive with 40+ years in the Banking and Insurance Industries. A devoted entrepreneur, using his business experience to provide resources for managers and leaders at all levels. For the last 5 years, he has built a growing web presence for helping people with personal and professional development. To learn more about these advanced concepts & join our group Click here 5 Must Have Management Skills

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