Developing New Managers lunch and learn in Japan

Welcome to our “Developing New Managers” lunch and learn session in Japan. In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, the role of managers is crucial in driving team performance, fostering employee growth, and achieving organizational objectives. This session is designed to equip new managers with the essential skills, strategies, and mindset needed to excel in their leadership roles. Through interactive discussions, case studies, and practical exercises, participants will gain valuable insights into effective management practices tailored to the Japanese workplace context.

As Japan embraces new paradigms of leadership and management, there is a growing need for competent and adaptive managers who can inspire teams, navigate challenges, and drive results. This session aims to empower new managers with the tools and techniques to lead with confidence, build high-performing teams, and foster a culture of continuous improvement and innovation.

Talk Objectives:

  1. Understanding the Role of a Manager: Clarify the responsibilities and expectations associated with the role of a manager in the Japanese workplace context. Explore the key functions of management, including planning, organizing, leading, and controlling, and how they contribute to team success and organizational effectiveness.
  2. Developing Leadership Skills: Identify essential leadership qualities and competencies necessary for effective management in Japan. Discuss the difference between leadership and management, and explore strategies for inspiring and motivating teams, fostering creativity and innovation, and leading by example.
  3. Effective Communication: Emphasize the importance of clear, concise, and empathetic communication in managerial roles. Provide practical tips for communicating effectively with team members, peers, and senior leadership, including active listening, giving and receiving feedback, and adapting communication styles to different audiences.
  4. Building High-Performing Teams: Explore strategies for building and leading high-performing teams in the Japanese workplace. Discuss techniques for team formation, setting clear goals and expectations, fostering collaboration and trust, and resolving conflicts constructively to maximize team effectiveness and productivity.
  5. Performance Management: Introduce participants to best practices in performance management and employee development. Discuss techniques for setting SMART goals, conducting performance evaluations, providing constructive feedback, and creating development plans to support employee growth and career advancement.
  6. Emotional Intelligence: Highlight the importance of emotional intelligence (EQ) in effective management and leadership. Explore the components of EQ, including self-awareness, self-regulation, empathy, and social skills, and discuss how they contribute to building strong relationships, resolving conflicts, and inspiring trust and loyalty in teams.
  7. Decision-Making and Problem-Solving: Equip new managers with tools and techniques for making sound decisions and solving problems effectively. Discuss the decision-making process, including gathering and analyzing data, evaluating alternatives, and considering the impact on stakeholders, and explore strategies for overcoming common decision-making biases and pitfalls.
  8. Time Management and Prioritization: Address the challenges of managing time and priorities as a new manager. Provide practical tips and techniques for managing workload, delegating tasks effectively, setting priorities, and maintaining work-life balance to avoid burnout and maximize productivity and effectiveness.
  9. Adapting to Change: Explore the importance of adaptability and resilience in leadership roles, particularly in the face of rapid technological advancements, market changes, and organizational transitions. Discuss strategies for embracing change, leading through uncertainty, and fostering a culture of innovation and continuous improvement.
  10. Personal and Professional Development: Encourage new managers to invest in their ongoing personal and professional development. Discuss the importance of lifelong learning, seeking feedback and mentorship, networking with peers and industry professionals, and pursuing opportunities for growth and advancement within the organization.

As we conclude our “Developing New Managers” lunch and learn session, let us reflect on the critical role that effective management plays in driving organizational success. By equipping new managers with the essential skills, strategies, and mindset discussed in this session, we can empower them to lead with confidence, inspire teams, and achieve remarkable results in the dynamic and ever-evolving landscape of the Japanese workplace.

Are you ready to embark on your journey as a new manager and make a positive impact in your organization? Take the first step by applying the insights and techniques learned in this session to your daily leadership practice. Remember to seek opportunities for growth, embrace challenges as learning opportunities, and lead with integrity, empathy, and resilience. Together, let us shape the future of leadership in Japan and drive sustainable success for generations to come.

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Duration: 60 minutes

Fees: $1599.97  USD 661.00    

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