About The Management Series
True leadership is a surprisingly rare ability, so much so that it can be tempting to regard it as innate, and consider those who possess it as somehow ‘born to lead’. Yet in truth, leadership is defined by a set of specific emotional skills - skills like decisiveness, purpose and resilience - that can be taught and developed over time. With organisations becoming less and less hierarchical and the changing technological and economic landscape posing a host of new challenges, mastering the skills of leadership has never been more difficult - or more vital.
That’s why we created the Management Series: a dedicated programme of workshops for existing and aspiring leaders - managers, officers, department heads, executives and entrepreneurs - from The School of Life for Business. The series consists of specialised, expanded versions of our regular business workshops, focusing on the 7 core emotional skills all effective managers require, and placing particular emphasis on how they impact the management of employees and teams.
Each workshop is 3 hours long (rather than the usual 2), covering each skill in greater depth at a more advanced level with added time for exercises and discussion. They’re designed not only to teach you the fundamental skills of management, but to provide you with the means for instilling those same skills in others within your organisation. Whether you’re new to management, searching for ways to improve, or looking to train the leaders of the future, the Management Series is a crash course in the fundamentals of effective command.