Young, ambitious professionals join organizations as Individual Contributors and progress their way to the top by becoming experts in their field. These professionals who have become experts believe that to progress ahead, they need to be task oriented and become an SME in their area of profession. What they ultimately miss out is that being a Manager means managing people and handling people dynamics.
While becoming a Manager might appear as climbing up the ladder of success, it also means carrying a load of people responsibility that they often miss out on. How can a professional who has absolutely no learning or experience in handling people become a Manager? Is being a Manager such a cake-walk? If yes – then why is it that most Managers struggle to keep up and are often in more trouble than usual. A learning intervention ‘Managerial Effectiveness’, a comprehensive learning program for professionals who are into people management roles is designed to address specific managerial competencies.
This program was designed and deployed at, an agrochemical organization founded with a mission to provide the Indian farmers with the best service and solutions for the entire plant protection problems for all the crops. This organization is offering comprehensive solutions to the farmers by providing broad product portfolio with high international quality standards. The target audiences were regional sales managers divided into 4 batches of approximately 25 members each.
The program touched upon topics like building high performance teams, people mgmt., change management and collaboration. The program was designed with a lot of activities, group discussions & video was very well received by the participants. Feedback for the program was very positive and the participants rated the program as one of the best that they have attended during their tenures with the company.