Effective Delegation Skills

Effective Delegation Skills Training Course

Effective Delegation Skills Training



1 day closed tailored courses are available on your site.

Scheduled public courses are held at Preston, Liverpool, Manchester & London.

1 Day Course | 1 Delegate Ā£295 plus VAT
*Book 2 or more delegates and receive significant discounts. Click here for information

Closed tailored courses are available on your site or remotely delivered for Ā£795.00 plus vat (up to 8 attendees).

Course Overview

At the end of this one-day course delegates will understand the need for delegation and how personal and organisational efficiency can be improved through systematic delegation. They will be able to make better use of their own and their subordinatesā€™ time and be able to prepare and manage a delegation plan.

This course will enable delegates to:

Appreciate the benefits of effective delegation.

How to plan and implement good delegation

How to overcome objections and barriers.

How to ensure delegation is efficientĀ  and beneficial

Good practice and tips to Monitor, communicate and give constructive positive feedback

Course Outline


What is delegation?

Practical Delegation

Planning and control of work

Minimise the risk

Whose got the authority?

Monitor progress

Barriers to Delegation

What are they?

How to overcome them

Golden Rules of Delegation
Delegation not abdication

Activities to delegate

What cannot be delegated

When and when not to do it

Clear instructions

The most time saving phrase

People, people, people

Selecting the right staff

Coaching and mentoring staff

Developing staff responsibility

Giving and receiving feedback

Useful feedback is detailed

Planning effective feedback Steps for giving feedback

Feedback and communication styles

Difficult feedback situations

The Management of Time

Time planning and delegation

Strategies to minimise misuse of time

Establish good time practices

Why Delegate?

What is delegation?

Advantages of delegation

Delegation and staff development

Team development


Degrees of delegation

Who will benefit from the Effective Delegation course?

Managers and people in your organisation that require to impart instructions to colleagues to enable the effective and efficient completion of tasks on time and to a high standard which will allow them to focus on other tasks.

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