Why choose this programme?

This highly interactive six-day programme is designed to enhance your existing management skills.

We will help you develop new competencies within a framework of identified essential skills.

This programme is for you if…

You are a developing manager with six months’ experience or more and would like to enhance your essential skills of management.

In Brief

Next start date: Next start date:
11 April 2022
Location: Location:
Duration: Duration:
6 days
Seniority: Seniority:
Early to Mid Career
Non-member fee: Non-member fee:
Member fee: Member fee:

Essential Skills of Management

Programme Dates

11 & 12 April 2022

09 & 10 May 2022

07 & 08 June 2022


Essential Skills of Management will be delivered via the IMI Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) to your desktop. This virtual experience is designed according to the same transformational, learner-centred philosophy that underpins our classroom experience.


Key takeaways

Management Skills

Strengthen your managerial skill set. Learn how to build trust within your teams to improve employee performance.

Career Acceleration

Take the next step in your career. Learn how to influence stakeholders, collaborate across functions and develop your ability to problem-solve, make great decisions and plan.


Discover your identity as a leader. Foster an environment that inspires creativity and innovation and develop your ability to communicate with clarity and impact.

Programmes themes

People skills
  • Effective communication.
  • Influencing skills.
  • Giving feedback.
  • Resolving conflict.
  • Motivating people.
  • Managing performance.
  • Leadership and teamwork.
  • Maximising personal development.
Business management
  • Understanding the role of the front-line manager.
  • Effective business planning.
  • Work organisation and alignment.
  • Managing your priorities.
  • Key aspects of human resources.
Business skills
  • Creating effective business plans.
  • Creative problem-solving.
  • Delegation and empowerment.
  • Managing conflicting priorities.