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The Art of Delegation - 1 Day Workshop

Session Overview

Delegation is arguably one of the most effective tools in a manager’s toolkit for getting the job done and increasing productivity, whilst developing the team and releasing time for other important projects. This workshop will equip participants with the skills and knowledge required to delegate effectively rather than abdicate responsibility.

Who’s it For?

Any manager who wants to maximise productivity by delegating more effectively to develop their team and ‘buy’ more time for themselves.

What’s Covered?

Delegation- What's It All About?

  • ​Defining delegation

  • True delegation versus task allocation

  • Benefits of delegation

  • What stops us from delegating & the risks of not delegating

  • Activity – good and bad delegation

Skills for Effective Delegation

  • ​Setting clear objectives and clarifying outputs

  • Coaching

  • Constructive Feedback

  • Identifying what should/should not be delegated

  • Delegation not ‘dumping’

How to Delegate

  • ​Identify the characteristics of effective delegation

  • Explore a process for effective delegation

  • Ensuring resources are available

  • Using delegation to develop your team

Time to Delegate

  • ​Learning to prioritise

  • Analysis of diaries and To Do lists to identify what could be delegated

  • Drawing up a delegation plan, with advice and support from an experienced facilitator

Session Benefits

  1. ​Clear understanding of the advantages of delegating effectively

  2. Develop skills for effective delegation

  3. Follow a structured process for effective delegation

  4. Develop ‘live’ delegation plans for immediate use back at work

Workshops are delivered by experienced training and development professionals.

Date & Venue

Date will be agreed once booking has been confirmed.
This training course can be run at your premises or we can provide a training venue.

Contact Details

For more information and costs please contact us on 0345 4599710 or email

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