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New Managers' Toolkit, Short Course

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You probably like people too and want to get the best from your staff. So why does it all seem so daunting now you are there? Why does it seem so much more complex and stressful? This New Managers' Toolkit programme offered by The Open University UK will help you learn about some of the basic principles and techniques of management and help you develop your own effective management style.


The strong link between the learning New Managers' Toolkit programme offered by The Open University UK and your work practice creates relevant, enduring and transferable outcomes. It requires no more than 25 hours of your time in total, over whatever period suits you. Register online today and start tomorrow – no need to wait!

The course features the distinctive strengths of The Open University (OU) from its years of expertise in work-based learning:

  • The convenience of accessing its clearly presented and sequenced materials, activities and support whenever suits you and wherever you have access to the dedicated website – if you prefer, you can print key materials to work on them offline.
  • The support of an expert learning adviser who can clarify study materials, answer questions and help you relate the course to your specific needs.
  • A work-based activity helping you to connect the course to your individual and organisational context and needs. A learning adviser will review your work-based activity and provide personal feedback.
  • Certification of completion from the OU for those who complete the course. You can use this to demonstrate your continuing professional development (CPD) activity to your employer and/or professional body. (NB The course does not carry academic credit points.)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline.
  • Programme intensity Part-time
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode

Programme Structure

You will develop your understanding of the different roles played by managers, manage disagreements and conflicts, solve problems while working with others in the face of constant change, and understand the common problems arising in communication.

The course will cover:
  • transition into management
  • management roles
  • communication
  • motivation
  • conflict
  • stress
  • leadership
  • finance
  • monitoring and control
  • problem-solving.

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

  • Although there are no formal academic requirements to study any of our CPD courses, you are expected to have some experience in the field and the course assumes a familiarity with the subject.
  • You can register and begin at any time during the life of the course. 
  • You can study at your own pace and submit your work-based activity at any date before the final submission date for the course.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    295 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 295 GBP for the full programme and a duration of .
  • EU/EEA

    295 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 295 GBP for the full programme and a duration of .
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