Managing with Authority

    Target Audience

    The Managing with Authority course is designed for the people holding managerial and/or supervisory positions whose jobs involve giving job-related orders & instructions, making decisions and organizing resources.


    Course Objectives
    By completing this course the participants should be able to do the following:
    • Explain the concepts of authority, power, and responsibility as well as their relation with each other.
    • Describe some methods of establishing and strengthening power.
    • Describe some strategies of influence.
    • Use power to manage effectively.
    Content
    • Introduction to the workshop
    • Session 1: Establishing and strengthening power
      • Distinguish power, authority, and responsibility
      • Source of power
      • How to establish and reinforce power
      • Application exercise
    • Session 2: Using power to influence on others
      • Distinguish power with influence
      • Strategies to influence
      • Some strategies to influence superiors and make unsuitable influences invalid
      • Practicing influence skill
    • Session 3: Power and management
      • Not using power and misusing power
      • Principles of balance between power and work effect
      • Power and management function
      • Empowering staff
      • Application exercise
    • Session 4: Creating environment to use power effectively
      • Environment for using power effectively
    • Concluding remarks, action planning and wrap-up
    Course Duration

    2 days (14 hours)


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