Course Description


The world is constantly developing and changing. You need to get better just to keep up. Companies that do not develop are outcompeted and become obsolete. A Manager has a responsibility to improve the performance of their team and Employee Development is a vital component of performance. But traditional development methods are expensive and time-consuming.


An employee’s perception of internal growth and development opportunities is one of the more important predictors of employee engagement. Plus, when your employees learn new skills they get better at their jobs. It increases productivity and gives your team capabilities they never had. Developing skills will also prevent your organization from obsolescence and being outcompeted.


  • Engage and motivate your staff,
  • Improve the skills and capabilities of your team,
  • Get better employee performance,
  • Support delegation through skills development.

"All that is valuable in human society depends upon the opportunity for development accorded the individual."

- Albert Einstein

Keith Tatley

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction to Employee Development

    • Introduction to Action Steps to Developing Employees

    • Learning Power

    • Action Steps

  • 2

    Employee Development Action Steps

    • Action Step 1: Get Employees Attention & Set Upfront Contract

    • Action Step 2: Provide Upfront Motivation

    • Action Step 3: Secure Commitment Upfront

    • Action Step 3: Secure Commitment Upfront

    • Action Step 4: Set Objectives

    • Action Step 5: Collaborate to Identify Training Resources

    • Action Step 6: Collaborate to Produce an Action Plan

    • Action Step 7: Track Progress & Keep Employee on Target

    • Action Step 8: Goal Achievement & Follow Up

  • 3

    Practical Employee Development Exercise

    • Putting Your New Skills to Practice

  • 4

    Follow Up

    • Secret Ninja Manager Trick: Getting Your Employees to Develop Themselves

  • 5

    Conclusion and Next Steps

    • Joining the Manager Foundation Alumni Community

    • CPD (CPE) Continuing Professional Development Credits

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