Managing our resources is a core priority in the Council Plan and as a leader you are expected to have the skill set to do that effectively, and create an environment where your staff will too.
The capabilities that the Council seeks in its leaders when managing people and resources are:
Taking the courses outlined in this section will help improve your ability to manage resources efficiently.
Online modules that will help with your management skills:
- Attendance management: core skills
- Maximising performance
- Giving and receiving feedback
- Effective delegation
- Budget management (SAP manuals and training)
Training courses that will help with your management skills:
- Facilitation skills
- Negotiation skills
- Introduction to management
- Appraisal and supervision
- Managing for best performance
As a line manager we encourage you to apply your coaching skills in your one to one supervision meetings with your team members. Members of your team may even ask you to coach them. Find out more in Coaching as a line manager.
If you are having specific challenges on a project or work issue you may also find it helpful to talk to one of our qualified coaches. Find out more about How coaching can help you.
Coaching should not be seen as an alternative way of managing poor performance in team members. Holding regular supervision sessions in line with Maximising performance will help to address problems you may be experiencing with poor performance.