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CIPD Introduction to People Management Programme

International Leadership Academy, BSN

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 9:00 AM - Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 4:00 PM (CET)

CIPD Introduction to People Management Programme

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In this 3-day programme from the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD), you will learn how to successfully manage your team in a way that will involve and inspire them to achieve organisation goals. This programme will focus on the role of the manager and the responsibilities this carries, as well as developing an approach to working with others and leading a team.


Learning Outcomes

On completion of the programme participants will:

  • Describe the complexities of the modern manager’s role
  • Explore tools and techniques to manage yourself, what motivates you and how to self-develop
  • Explore tools to effectively manage, support, motivate and develop your team
  • Apply the principles of assertive communication and delegation for a range of purposes
  • Identify your preferred management style and its impact on your team and organisation
  • Identify how to overcome potential challenges while fostering a positive team atmosphere
  • Outline a development plan to maximise learning from the programme


Who can apply?

This programme is designed for any member of staff that leads and manages others.


Programme Outline

Day 1 - Managing Oneself

  • What’s different about managing people (Moving on to Managing People)
  • The roles & responsibilities, and complexities of the manager To explore tools and techniques to manage oneself
  • ‘What makes you tick’; major motivational theories and what this means for the individual manager and their direct reports
  • Establishing a personal responsibility for self development, constructing a development plan

Day 2 - Getting the Job Done & Managing the Individual

  • Practising using tools and techniques to manage day to day work
  • The role of assertive communication in getting the job done and managing others
  • The principles of induction, supervision and appraisal (cycle)
  • Good practice in setting objectives and delegating, and how these support the cycle of personal development
  • Practising setting objectives
  • The role of the manager in identifying learning needs
  • Creating a template for 1:1 discussions
  • The role of giving (and receiving) feedback in managing performance
  • Practising giving feedback through role plays

Day 3 - Managing the Team

  • Management theories as a means to understand natural management styles and their effects on the individual
  • The need to vary management styles to the motivational and development needs of different individuals and situations
  • How to motivate the poor and good performer
  • The need to foster a positive team atmosphere
  • The contribution of all team members with their different team styles
  • The life cycle of a team
  • Consensus decision making – its advantages and disadvantages and its role
  • The challenges of managing a virtual or dispersed team
  • Tools and techniques to manage change

Program Facilitators

CIPD Introduction to People Management tutor – Scott Leiper

Scott is an award winning, creative, imaginative and commercially focused leadership and management development consultant, coach, and L&D professional. His delivery style is best described as engaging, fun and practical. Scott has designed, delivered and provided consultancy services for many different organisations in the private, public and voluntary sectors, many of which have won industry awards for solutions that have delivered tangible and sustainable improvement in organisational and individual performance. 


  • Associate Member of CIPD
  • CIPD qualifications in both Training and HR disciplines
  • CIPD Leaders In Learning speaker and Associate Facilitator
  • Approved ILM designer and tutor • Accredited DiSC facilitator and provider
  • GO Mad facilitator

Recent Experience and projects:

  • Morgan Stanley Delivered 6 different training programmes including new manager development programmes and a series of other self-development workshops.
  • Moy Park Delivered management development programmes across their sites in Northern Ireland and consulted with the HR team on the design of a new induction programme for the UK business.
  • CIPD Introduction to People Management tutor – Scott Leiper
  • Sky Delivered a range of core curriculum workshops at sites in Edinburgh and London.
  • SEWS Wrote and currently deliver ILM Level 5 Leadership and Management Diploma to this global Japanese Manufacturer. This involves travelling between Romania, Morocco, Egypt, France and Hungary to deliver each of these sessions. Each cohort has multi nationalities in one single 3-day session.
  • Bank of America Designed and delivered an engagement solution for MBNA as they were exiting card services operations in Europe within 2-3 years.
  • Warburton's Delivered a series of events aimed at making Performance Management more effective, strategic and integrated. In addition, delivered two core curriculum programme modular management development programmes for Managers and coaching events for the HR Team and Group session for Senior Teams.

Programme Fee

695 Euros

(Payments can be made by credit card / debit card or by invoice. All invoices will be issued in the academic year 2019-2020 unless otherwise requested by contacting us directly  .) 



Cancellation can be made up to six weeks before the first day of delivery by contacting us directly at .  Any participant cancellation after this time is non-refundable.


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International Leadership Academy
Lange Houtstraat 26
2511 CW The Hague

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 at 9:00 AM - Thursday, February 6, 2020 at 4:00 PM (CET)

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