Transition from Buddy to Boss™ is an ideal course for new managers who’ve been promoted, but perhaps not prepared. This leadership development course guides them through important issues to be aware of and prevents learning leadership by trial and error. Teach them how to transition from being a peer or buddy to now managing their peers, by helping them focus on developing self- awareness, their own leadership style, and a leadership plan.

Training Class Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to navigate the way employees treat a new boss
  • Develop a leadership strategy and SWOT analysis of the team
  • Identify the four personalities on a team and how to manage them all
  • Improve performance with effective time and performance management techniques
  • Equip new bosses with the skills they need to lead new, inherited and tenured employees

Available with Handouts OR Workbooks

Format Options:

  • Full day or half day
  • Lunch and Learn
  • Conference keynote or breakout
  • Online/Webinar

Ideal audience for this results oriented leadership communication training class:

  • New managers who were promoted, but not prepared
  • Managers and leaders struggling with the transition of being promoted from within
  • Managers, leaders, bosses, and supervisors, promoted among their peers

Today was wonderful! I’m glad it was fun and easy going. Training can be fun – Monica proved this. I learned a lot!

Katherine Rodriguez

University of Texas Health Services

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