Chris Griffin Consulting

Workforce Development & Mentoring

Our Services

From Teammate to Manager

A Comprehensive Workshop with Workbook

Gain the necessary skills & mindset to successfully navigate the transition to management.

What to expect

The core parts of Mentoring for New Managers

Transitioning from being a teammate to a manager can be both exciting and daunting. This workshop is designed to equip individuals with the necessary skills and mindset to successfully navigate this transition.

Through interactive sessions and practical exercises, participants will learn key concepts of leadership, communication, delegation, and team management. The accompanying workbook will serve as a valuable resource for reflection and action planning.

Workshop Objectives:

Transitioning To Management

Understand the fundamental differences between being a teammate and a manager.

Effective Communication

Develop effective communication skills for leading and motivating teams.

Delegation Strategies

Learn strategies for delegating tasks and responsibilities.

Feedback & Conflict

Explore techniques for providing constructive feedback and resolving conflicts.

Building Great Teams

Gain insights into building and maintaining high-performing teams.

Personal Development

Create a personalized action plan for continued growth and development as a manager.

Workshop Agenda

Transitioning To Management
  • Understanding the role of a manager
  • Key responsibilities and expectations
  • Self-assessment: Are you ready to be a manager?
  • Communication Skills for Managers
Effective Communication
  • Active listening and empathetic communication
  • Giving clear instructions and setting expectations
  • Providing feedback and recognition
  • Delegation and Time Management
Delegation Strategies
  • Identifying tasks suitable for delegation
  • Delegation techniques and best practices
  • Time management strategies for managers
  • Conflict Resolution and Team Building
Feedback & Conflict
  • Understanding different conflict resolution styles
  • Techniques for managing and resolving conflicts
  • Building trust and fostering collaboration within teams
  • Leading High-Performing Teams
Building Great Teams
  • Establishing team goals and objectives
  • Empowering team members and fostering autonomy
  • Celebrating successes and learning from failures
  • Action Planning and Reflection
Building Great Teams
  • Reflecting on key learnings from the workshop
  • Identifying areas for growth and development
  • Creating a personalised action plan for transitioning into a managerial role.

Workbook Contents


Assessing Your Readiness for Management

Communication Skills Inventory

Evaluating Your Communication Style

Delegation Matrix

Identifying Tasks for Delegation

Conflict Resolution Styles Assessment

Understanding Your Approach

Team Building Checklist

Strategies for Building High-Performing Teams

Action Plan Template

Setting Goals and Milestones for Personal Development

Workshop Outcomes

The transition from being a teammate to a manager is a significant milestone in one’s career journey.

This workshop, accompanied by a comprehensive workbook, aims to provide participants with the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to thrive in their new role.

By fostering self-awareness, honing communication skills, and mastering essential managerial techniques, participants will be well-equipped to lead with confidence and effectiveness.

some of the topics we'll discuss

“You’ve been here to longest, so you become the next manager.”

“Poor leadership can drive good talent away and cause bad culture to spread.”

Get in contact with us to understand how From Teammate To Manager can be tailored to suit your team.