Course outline

Delegation in the Workplace

Categories: Business Skills, Guaranteed To Run™

Duration: 1 day

To be successful, managers need to delegate tasks and ensure that they are completed correctly, on time, and within budget; however, managers often find it difficult to relinquish control of tasks. In this course, you'll learn the benefits of delegating, for the delegate as well as the delegator, and which tasks you should retain. You'll also learn how to approach potential delegates and set them up for success, how to establish accountability, and how to monitor progress and manage risk.

Virtual short courses do not include materials or headsets.

  • The benefits and barriers to delegation
  • The tasks managers should never delegate
  • The steps of the delegation process
  • Guidelines for monitoring and controlling delegated tasks
  • How to plan for and effectively deal with risks associated with delegation

All professionals

1. Introduction

  • What Is Delegation?
  • Management Is Delegation
  • Why Delegate?
  • Barriers to Delegation
  • Getting Work Done by Others
  • Delegate to Motivate

2. Before You Delegate

  • Caveats to Delegating
  • Tasks to Retain

3. Fundamentals of Delegation

  • Autonomy vs. Control
  • Delegating Process
  • Approaching the Delegate
  • Delegating Menial and Challenging Tasks
  • Planning
  • Establishing Accountability
  • Monitoring Progress
  • Monitoring Effort
  • Managing and Documenting Risk
  • Providing Feedback
  • Guaranteed to Run™. This ensures you will attend the instructor led class or live online class you want as scheduled without any disruptive cancellations*. You book the training you need, get back to focusing on your job and are sure your training requirements will be met saving time, money and ensuring peace of mind.
  • This schedule icon the schedule indicates that this date/time will be conducted as Instructor Led Training (ILT) or a Virtual Instructor Led Training (VILT) depending on the indicated class availablity.
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