Course ID: HSFTM

How to Succeed as a First-Time Manager

Moving from an individual contributor to a first-time management role requires a major leap in your career. It’s a completely different role. Your new job is to create the conditions for others to succeed, not to do the work yourself. As a manager, you must develop the skills of effective delegation and motivation and avoid the trap of micromanagement.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the difference between the individual contributor and management roles
  • Describe the skills needed to manage and lead the team
  • Recognize the pitfalls of first-time managers and how to avoid them

Major Topics

  • The difference between building individual competence and organizational capacity
  • Team development and coaching skills
  • Delegation as a survival skill for you and development opportunity for team members
  • The four common mistakes first-time managers make

Who Should Attend

All CPAs interested in moving into leadership positions , new business leaders, new finance and accounting managers

Fields of Study

Personal Development




Business Learning Institute

CPE Credits




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