Delegation Essentials: An Introduction to Delegating


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Overview/Description
Every manager dreams of having more time to finish the never-ending work that comes with the role. And while you can't use some magic trick to stretch out the hours in a day, you can delegate certain tasks. With appropriate and deliberate planning, this can free up precious time so you can focus on your essential to-do's while still accomplishing everything on your list. This course details what delegation is, and the benefits it offers managers, employees, and the organization. These include saving time and money, developing employees' skills and capabilities, and encouraging accountability. The course also outlines some of the qualities that successful delegators possess, such as trust in their employees and a willingness to take risks. Finally, it covers the different styles of delegation, including when it's most appropriate to use each one.

Target Audience
Managers who want to develop or refine their skills in delegating work to employees

Expected Duration (hours)
1.0

Lesson Objectives

Delegation Essentials: An Introduction to Delegating

  • recognize examples of delegation
  • recognize the benefits of delegation
  • recognize the attributes of a good delegator
  • match the four delegating styles to examples
  • Course Number:
    mgmt_27_a01_bs_enus