First Time Managers (Module 1)

CCI FRANCE CHINE Shanghai Office
2/F, Mayfair Tower, 83 Fu Min Road, Shanghai 200040, P.R.C.

Language: English

Members : 2 935 RMB*
Non Members: 3 522 RMB*
*All taxes included
Refreshments will be served during the coffee break for the attendees. Lunch at a nearby restaurant is also included with the ticket price.

*please note that booking the event in your calendar does NOT mean that you are registered. You need to register first if you want to attend an event.

How to be Successful Leaders in an International Company




This workshop is designed for young successful employees accessing for the first time a management position with team responsibility within an international company. The first part is an introduction to the topic aimed at getting participants quickly to the job.

The plus of the program is two-step learning process, with two workshops several months apart with an application period in-between.

This very hands-on training, rooted in the Chinese culture with western applied theories, will be facilitated in a coaching mode. Participants will develop credibility when interacting with Western top managers and will unleash their potential as (team) leaders. They will learn how to adapt their style to various situations and discover the basics of leading their team towards performance. The workshop will end up with the design of a personal action plan, under the responsibility of each participant.


• Develop credibility when interacting with Western top managers

• Develop assertiveness and vision

• Improve communication skills to increase impact and motivation

• Learn and apply team dynamics with focus on results



Highly engaging with many practical exercises followed by a debriefing session

1/ Introduction

  • Introducing the program, its objectives, agenda, and timing
  • Participants expectations towards the program
  • What is being a manager? What is being a leader?

2/ What is leadership – Focusing on you

  • Changing focus: From being a follower to leading projects and teams – The difference between power and leadership
  • Identifying one’s own preferred leadership style and developing awareness of its impact onto others How to make it evolve towards increased efficiency?
  • Sharpening one’s motivational and inspirational skills – Identifying one’s own style as a motivator

3/ Coaching as a performance management tool

  • Exploring individual coaching techniques as a way to understand and guide team members, but also to increase harmony between the manager and team members
  • Building an individual improvement plan
  • Practicing active listening and questioning techniques, applying them to real business situations (such as organizing an appraisal meeting or leading a project)

4/ Introduction to team-work and fighting spirit

  • What is teamwork? Developing a strong team and fighting spirit
  • How to apply it to daily activities and to improve team drive as well as team performance. Focusing on targets and achieving goals

5/ Developing communication skills

  • Developing assertiveness
  • Persuading and inspiring others
  • Trusting and encouraging team members

6/ Wrap-up and drawing a personal action plan with key steps to success till the next session



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  2. Send your registration form to Training Team : sh-training(@)


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