Axio Development

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Delegation Skills Training

Course Description

Delegation is the ability to assign task responsibility and authority to others. The skill in delegation is the ability to get things done by using the work and time of other people. Effective delegation is a critical skill for directors, managers and supervisors. Yet, what is less often appreciated is that delegation skill is an important personal time management tool. 

What We Cover
  • The benefits of delegation
  • Distinguishing effective and ineffective delegation
  • The 6 steps to effective delegation
  • Outcome vs task – understanding the difference
  • Selecting the right person to delegate to
  • Developing all team members through delegation
  • The delegation meeting/conversation
  • Follow up and accountability
Suitable For

This course is suitable for:

  • Delegation skills training is ideal for all colleagues above first level roles wanting to enhance their own and their teams productivity and focus on crucial goals and targets. It is also for those who want to develop skills in their team members and see a better return on the investment the business has made

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What will I learn on this course?

After completing this course, participants will have:

  • Defined delegation and understood what are the barriers which stop managers from delegating
  • Identified tasks that can be delegated and whether the method or the outcome is the most important
  • Practiced how to select the right person for the task
  • Practiced delegation in a variety of differing scenarios
  • Developed a process to review progress and give effective, motivational feedback
Is this course right for me?

If you need to get more from your people and yourself and concentrate on the important tasks for your role instead of doing the work that others should and could be doing, then this course will support you in this and give you the tools to become a better manager and leader

How long does the course run for?

This is a half day course


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Sarah Cross - Managing Director, Uber, UK

I would recommend Dave as a trainer and a business coach having worked with him for delivery of both client training and coaching and with the team here at uber. He is knowledgeable and consistently reliable.

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Phil Ryan - Deputy Chief Executive, The University of Wales

Dave is a talented trainer - who understands people and who can communicate process succinctly and simply - massively impacting people's effectiveness in the process. His high energy and positive outlook is an asset - first class!

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Andrew Richardson - Managing Director, Home House Club

Axio Development brought a new initiative to the development of the club and our people. The outcomes of the project so far, which is an initiative developing staff at all levels in the business, are improved communication, motivation, people skills and leadership.

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Dave Lewis - Manchester City Council

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