Delegating for Development

Foundational

Skill Level

None

Prerequisite

60 Minutes

Time Commitment per Week

3

Number of Weeks

Leader Behaviors

This course strengthens your skills in the following leader behaviors:

Course Overview

Delegation is about entrusting responsibility and accountability to others. By delegating tasks, a leader is releasing some decision-making and authority to his or her subordinate, while at the same time keeping responsibility for the completion of the task. Those who implement effective delegation will improve quality of work, create personal accountability, and motivate their employees. This leads to more flexibility in assignments and increased productivity. Participants of this course will understand the need for delegation and learn how to delegate effectively.  

Completing this course will help you:

Who is the course for?

This course is ideal for leaders who want to maximize the use of their time by learning how to grow their team, foster creativity, and strengthen their organization with efficiency.

Learning Path

Delegation is helpful, not only to you, but to the organization and the employee. In this session, participants will understand what effective delegation looks like and why it is beneficial, while discussing what tasks are appropriate to delegate and common barriers they may encounter.

Virtual Session (30 minutes) + Online Journal (15 minutes) + Activity (15 minutes)

In this session, we will identify methods of matching people to tasks or projects, recognize things to avoid in delegation, and discover how to avoid reverse delegation.

Virtual Session (30 minutes) + Online Journal (15 minutes) + Activity (15 minutes)

Understanding the steps to delegation is essential. In this session, we will explore the levels of autonomy, communication expectations, and types of support. We will also address how to anticipate problems, learn from mistakes, and apply the after-action review to become more effective in delegation. 

Virtual Session (30 minutes) + Online Journal (15 minutes) + Activity (15 minutes)

Content Questions?

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Upcoming Courses

Dates and times listed below are for the 1st session of any course. For dates and times for other sessions, log into lab.leadershipedge.live.

July 2024
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