Effective Work Delegation Do It Right
09 Mar 2017
- 02:30 AM to 03:30 AM EST
60 Minutes

Effective Work Delegation helps in providing managers and supervisors additional quality time to find innovative ways to increase productivity and profitability. 

Effective Work Delegation Do It Right

With over 25 years of management, business consulting and international experience in the areas of business transformation, talent management and leadership development, Marcia provides strategic focus, alignment and guidance to business leaders and their teams to ensure they get on the right track, stay on the right track and not get side-tracked in their drive for higher performance and profitability. 

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Overview

Effective delegation is a critical factor for operational efficiency and sustained profitability of any organization in today's dynamic and highly competitive business environment. It helps in providing managers and supervisors additional quality time to find innovative ways to increase productivity and profitability. It is a vital component for any business irrespective of the stage of its maturity. The real challenge lies in identifying the right functions and appropriate people for delegation. Setting clear milestones and deadlines with a framework of accountability help in establishing a healthy system of delegation.

A foundation of good management is effective delegation. Delegation is when managers give responsibility and authority to subordinates to complete a task and, most importantly, let the subordinate manage the task. Effective delegation allows subordinates to learn, grow and be more capable employees. At the same time, managers become more productive themselves as they learn to count on their staffs and are freed up to attend to more strategic issues.

The ability to delegate effectively is a fundamental managerial trait. Effective delegators are great managers and supportive bosses. Yet 65% of the managers Gallup studied had limited-to-low levels of delegator talent, jeopardizing their ability to build teams that can positively influence company performance. Learn in this webinar real-world delegation strategies that will reduce a manager’s stress level, empower their staff, and enhance productivity and profitability. In other words, how do you as a manager pass the baton to your staff in a way that they don’t drop it!

Learning Objectives

The focus of this webinar is to learn the elements of effective delegation: what to assign, whom to select, how you communicate so that the works gets done correctly and meets your expectations and deadlines. The fail-safe delegation process includes the following learning objectives:

  • Review nine reasons why we don’t delegate and three why we should
  • Differentiate between effective and ineffective delegation with example
  • List five types of responsibilities that can be delegated and five that cannot
  • Learn a five-step delegation process to make sure assigned tasks will get done on time and correctly
  • Establish control and follow-up procedures that allow you to monitor progress without micro-managing
  • Learn the delegation basics: what to assign, whom to select, how you communicate so that how you pass the baton, not the buck
  • Review four levels of authority that gives you comfort that you’re not giving up complete control.

Why Should You Attend

As a supervisor, manager or team leader, you must manage your time so that your most important tasks are accomplished and lead to bottom line results. But the solution is not to spend more time on the job. It is: How can you get better results from the time you spend on the job? How can you increase your productive output from the fixed number of hours in the workday?

Delegation is a key productivity skill. It is a way to “increase” your work time by assigning selected portions of your work to qualified employees. When you delegate you create time for yourself to do the higher priority work that has greater value to your department and to the organization---therefore, making you a more valuable manager. And you develop the abilities of your workers to perform higher-level-work, shoulder responsibility, and handle authority, making them more valuable employees.

However, delegation is often very difficult for new or recently promoted supervisors and managers. They think: “I can do it faster…She won’t be able to get it done on time...He’s bound to make some mistakes. Or “Suppose I delegate a job to a subordinate and he "blows it". Then the work doesn't get done and I'm in big trouble, right?" Wrong, you're not going to let it fail, because you're going to learn in this seminar a "fail-safe" process - a series of steps that should be followed in sequence for best results.

Who Should Attend?

People from all industries including CEO’s, COO’s, VP of Human Resources, Chief Learning Officer, Directors, Project Managers, Operation Managers, Supervisors, Team Leaders, Human Resources and other Functional Professionals

After Live webinar, ask a question from our expert speaker at the Q&A session.

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