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Delegation - The Art of Delegating Effectively

What You'll Learn in Delegation - The Art of Delegating Effectively

Course Length:

6 hours (1 day)

Learning Objectives

  • Clearly identify how delegation fits into your job and how it can make you more successful
  • Identify different ways of delegating tasks
  • Use an eight-step process for effective delegation
  • Give better instructions for better delegation results
  • Recognize common delegation pitfalls and how to avoid them
  • Monitor delegation results
  • Give effective feedback

Target Student

This class is for all supervisors and managers who would like to master the challenging skill of delegating tasks and responsibilities properly. If you want to reduce your workload and develop employee skills, then this is the course for you. It will also help you tremendously if you want to prepare employees who work for you to handle your responsibilities, allowing you to advance to other career opportunities within your organization.

Course Outline

You will spend the first part of the day getting to know participants and discussing what will take place during the workshop. Students will also have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives.

Module 1: Introduction to the art of delegation and its benefits


Why Delegate?

To begin, participants will explore the advantages and disadvantages of delegation in small groups. They will also complete a self-assessment on delegation.

What is Delegation?

Next, participants will learn about the four basic steps to delegation and the different levels of delegation. They will also learn some guidelines for success and what lateral delegation means.

Picking the Right Person

This session will give participants four tools to help them determine who to choose for what task.


Module 2: Delegation Skills – Assessing delegation style, how to delegate, working towards successful delegation, group work with sample scenarios and case studies

The Delegation Meeting

Participants will learn an eight-step process that they can follow to ensure they cover all the bases when delegating.

Putting It Into Practice

In this session, participants will complete a case study and a role play to apply what they have learned so far.

Giving Instructions

Participants will learn some ways to give good instructions. Then they will practice giving and receiving instructions through a group activity.


Module 3: Delegation Challenges – Discussion of common challenges and ways to overcome such challenges

Monitoring Delegation

Participants will explore five ways of monitoring delegation.

Practicing Delegation

During this session, participants will work in small groups to complete a five-part case study to give them hands-on practice with the skills learned so far today.

Giving Feedback

This session will give participants some tips on giving feedback. Then participants will work on several different case studies to apply these tips.

Becoming a Good Delegator

To wrap up the day, participants will explore the characteristics of a good delegator.

Workshop Wrap-Up

At the end of the day, students will have an opportunity to ask questions and fill out an action plan.

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Delegation - The Art of Delegating Effectively

Upcoming Classes

All Public classes are held online
with a live instructor
Dates Price Qty
July 15, 2024
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
$695.00 Online
October 2, 2024
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
$695.00 Online
February 7, 2025
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
$695.00 Online
* Applicable taxes will be applied on checkout

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