Communication Skills Applied

Managing Up (CA009)

Assigning responsibilities and tasks to team members is a big part of being a manager. But even though your boss is your superior, you can still influence the relationship. Matching your manager’s style and aiming to make their role easier will have a positive impact. This proactive approach to working well with your boss is known as managing up.

Working effectively with your manager will improve your performance and increase your career development opportunities. It will decrease stress, improve your job satisfaction, and support your mental health. And managing up doesn’t only make life easier for you and your boss. It will also improve outcomes for the organization as a whole.

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

• Define what managing up involves
• Recognize the benefits of managing up
• Apply techniques to manage up effectively

Why take this course?

We can all benefit from embracing managing up, to ensure we work effectively with managers and superiors. It’s all about empowering yourself to shape your workplace relationships for the benefit of all involved. This course will show you how managing up can help everyone to meet their goals.

10 mins | SCORM | Development Plan

  • Managing Up
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: 3 years