Management Development for Senior Managers

Management Skills for the Business Owner is developed specifically for Business Owners and Senior Managers who are required to operate and manage businesses, whether for themselves or as Professional Managers. It is focused on providing participants with an understanding of the wide range of skills and abilities required to be effective in managing any business operating as a small to medium sized enterprise.

Primary Objectives

On completion of the Management Development for the Business Owner course you will have an understanding of the basics of essential Management Skills required to operate and manage any business. The course is fully participative and the opportunity is taken to “learn by doing”. This enables you to analyse and improve your Management Skills for both yourself and your team members.

Each Management Training & Skills Course is amended and customised so that it best meets the needs of the host group. As a participant, you are expected and encouraged to develop and use your own material so that the skills acquired and developed are of maximum benefit for practical and immediate application within your own business.

The ideal number ranges from eight to twelve participants, though larger and smaller groups can be catered for. Course Duration runs from a half day Workshop on an individual Module basis to three full days. Courses can be run on or off site as required.

If you wish to learn more or to develop a proposal on Management Development for the Business Owner to meet your specific needs, please call 01 8439114 or email

Management Development for the Business Owner Course Content

Understanding the basics of Management.

  • Management focus.
  • Efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Getting the balance right.

Where now?

  • Mission & Vision.
  • Culture and commitment.
  • Leadership and delegation.

Control and Correction.

  • Objectives, targets and plans.
  • Measurement and feedback.

People, Process and Performance

  • Building the team.
  • Appraisal and review.
  • Change and development.

Finance & Figures

  • Understanding the numbers.
  • Staying on track.
  • Going for growth.

The Road Forward.

  • Planning, projecting and forecasting.
  • Looking, out and about.

Commitment to Action

  • Common questions: where are we now?
  • Common objectives: where we are going!
  • Common sense: the next steps.