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Friday 28th September

Succeed as a First-Time Manager: Personal Leadership and the Responsibilities of a Manager (Barnsley)

Date: Friday 28 September 2018
Time: 09:00 – 13:00
Venue: Digital Media Centre, S70 2JW

This masterclass will explore personal leadership and responsibilities of a manager.
Enhanced self-awareness leads to higher levels of performance. Self-awareness is defined as the ability to reflect on and accurately assess one’s own behaviours and skills as they are manifested on the job. It is an important ability for achieving leadership excellence.

During the masterclass, participants will be able to reflect and put under scrutiny
their leadership behaviours and mind-sets, developing new and alternative approaches to
support their personal leadership development and role as a manager, using recognised
frameworks, models and practical examples. They will also explore how to manage their
time more effectively and lead team meetings successfully. They will be able to transfer
their learning back into the workplace easily and effectively.

This Masterclass is complimented by Succeed as a First Time Manager: Building an Effective Team and Successful Communication, Engagement and Performance Management (Barnsley) and  Succeed as a First-Time Manager: The Fundamentals of Business Planning and Performance Monitoring (Barnsley) Masterclasses.

This Masterclass will cover:

– Evaluation of your leadership qualities against a recognised framework and what that means for you
and those you manage
– Self-reflection of your own leadership context and role as a manager
– Management versus leadership
– Explore how effectively managing your time will enable you to utilise staff productively and delegate
– How to lead meetings effectively
– Action planning and next steps in your development and application of learning

Who is the Masterclass for?

This Masterclass is for all growing SMEs within the Sheffield City Region, as long as the below eligibility criteria is met.


Only one registration per business via Eventbrite will be confirmed. If additional people from your business would like to attend, they can be added to a waiting list by emailing with the business name, name of additional attendee and contact telephone number. If this Masterclass isn’t fully subscribed upon the closure of registrations, we will contact you to offer the additional place. The waiting list will be prioritised on a first come first served basis. Businesses that register more than one attendee via Eventbrite will be contacted and asked to nominate one person to attend.

This Masterclass is open to small and medium-sized enterprises based in the Sheffield City Region. If you are unsure whether you fall into this region you can use the postcode checker.

A part of your business must be based in one of the following districts: Barnsley, Bassetlaw, Bolsover, Chesterfield, Derbyshire Dales, Doncaster, North East Derbyshire. Rotherham or Sheffield.

Find out if your business meets the definition for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SME).

Please note that if your firm that is part of a larger Group you may need to include staff headcount, turnover, balance sheet data for the Group too, to ascertain whether it is eligible.

We are pleased to be able to provide this masterclass free of charge due to funding from the European Regional Development Fund. There are a number of eligibility criteria for attendees which we will check using the online registration questions and in a phone call to every attendee prior to the event.

More Sheffield City Region Growth Hub Enhancement Project Masterclasses.

Contact us for more information.

This event will be delivered by the ‘Sheffield City Region Growth Hub Enhancement Project’ that is part-funded by the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The project, for high-growth businesses in the Sheffield City Region, aims to increase their competitiveness and so help them grow and prosper.