- The new role is usually more demanding than anticipated
- There is often a gap between existing expectations, capabilities and experience and those required for the new position. This can be stressful for the new manager, their manager, their team and the organisation.
- Learning to manage others for the first time requires an adjustment to the way you work, how you perceive yourself and how others perceive you.
- Many have received little to no formal training and so thy have limited resources or tools to draw upon when needed.
- There may be a lack of understanding about policies, procedures and frameworks that they must work with.
- They may struggle to identify the most appropriate approach to take when dealing with issues.
- They may not know how to respond when conflict or other challenges arise.
FMI offers a range of short courses, training programs, coaching and self-paced learning programs to assist new managers to make the transition to their new role and enhance their effectiveness. FMI’s learning and development solutions combine structured learning with on the job projects, feedback tools and reports to ensure learners apply skills and develop capability and drive results for themselves and their organisations. The following options are available for new managers: