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How to Succeed as a First-Time Manager (Included in catalog bundle)How to Succeed as a First-Time Manager (Included in catalog bundle)

$75.00 (USD)

Moving from an individual contributor to a first-time management role requires a major leap in your career. It’s a completely different role. Your new job is to create the conditions for others to succeed, not to do the work yourself. As a manager, you must develop the skills of effective delegation and motivation and avoid the trap of micromanagement.

Credits: 2
Estimated Length: 2 hour(s)
Valid for: 12 Month(s)


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Online Lesson1. How to Succeed as a First-Time Manager -


  •  Identify the difference between the individual contributor and management roles
  • Describe the skills needed to manage and lead the team
  • Recognize the pitfalls of first-time managers and how to avoid them 

Major Topics:

  • The difference between building individual competence and organizational capacity

  • Team development and coaching skills

  • Delegation as a survival skill for you and development opportunity for team members

  • The four common mistakes first-time managers make

Field of Study:  Personal Development

Recommended CPE Credit Hours:  2.0

Course Level:  Basic

Prerequisites:  None

Designed For:  All CPAs interested in moving into leadership positions , new business leaders, new finance and accounting managers

Course Producer:  Business Learning Institute

Instructor Biography:  Dr. Alan Patterson

Publication Year:  2017

Expiration:  Course content is reviewed annually and revised with necessary changes or else the course is removed.

Dr. Alan Patterson
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