First Time Managers

A workshop to handhold the employees in the crucial stage of high performers becoming people managers.

Benefits to the Participants

  • Recognize the need to change priorities in terms of competencies
  • Successfully transition from becoming Individual Contributors to Managers of Others
  • Learn to deliver results by getting things done through others

Benefits to the Organisation

  • A bottom up approach towards developing good leaders
  • Avoiding the most common pitfall of losing a good individual contributor in a bad people manager
  • Increased bandwidth in the operational excellence zone


Amalgamating youthful exuberance and hunger for success with motivating others and measuring performance is a great combination if channelized appropriately.


Identify the Manager of Others’ competency gaps

Clearly differentiate the competencies of Individual Contributors and Manager of Others

Create conditions for the participants to appreciate the transition required and to embrace it

Co-create an environment that recognizes budding leaders

Effects Last

A tightly knit ‘Budding Leaders’ recognition program ensures that the affects cascade year on year.

Peripheral Non-Negotiables

  • Involvement of the immediate key influencers in the process.


  • A pre-work to profile the participants and identify the competency gaps
  • Experiential workshop centred on live cases, situation based problem solving, role plays, audio visuals and debriefing of profilers.
  • Creation of action plans and support mechanism in the work environment

Pre-Work: 1 week
Facilitated workshop: 2 -4 days

Target Audience

  • First time people managers


Cascading effect of good managers leading efficient teams and a robust middle management team.

Why Us

  • Extensive experience of coaching first time managers across the group companies at Aditya Birla Group and Godrej Group.
  • Trained thousands of employees from varied segments like FMCG, Pharmaceutical, Manufacturing, Infrastructure and Media.

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Manoj ShriyanFirst Time Managers