Managing Upwards

BiteSize Learning
Course summary
90-150 mins
1,080 GBP excl. VAT
Online courses
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Corporate Training for Teams

Course description

Managing Upwards - In-house Course

Bosses display a variety of core behaviours and, in order to work with them effectively, it is important to recognise those behaviours and adopt an assertive frame of mind. The Managing Upwards programme provides a framework to help people build strong and resonant communication based on an understanding of different communication styles.

On completion of the course, participants will be able to:

  • Recognise core behaviours using the Social Styles Model
  • Adapt communication style
  • Become an effective listener
  • Understand how to communicate assertively to achieve a Win-Win situation
  • Develop questioning skills
  • Identify types of manager behaviours and adapt different techniques and approaches as necessary
  • Use the DELIA framework when engaged in difficult conversations

Suitability - Who should attend?

This programme is suitable for all employees.

Training content

  • A discussion by participants on the situations in which there is a need to manage upwards
  • The need to adopt an assertive approach to managing upwards and awareness of the barriers to achieving it
  • Tips and techniques for managing upwards and dealing with different types of boss behaviours e.g. micro-manager; bully; boss who won’t delegate etc.

Why choose BiteSize Learning

We have a team of 14 trainers expert in their subjects

Our trainers are rated 4.8 out of 5

Our programme content is rated 4.7 out of 5


The cost of this in-house course is £1,200 (+VAT and travel expenses) for up to twelve people. BiteSize Learning courses are discounted if two are delivered in one day, from £1,200 for a single course to £2,160 for two courses in one day. 

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BiteSize Learning - Short, High-Impact Workplace Training

BiteSize Learning offers a range of short, flexible and cost-effective training sessions, delivered at your workplace to maximise time, impact and organisational success. BiteSize courses have no flannel or fillers, just ready-to-use tools and techniques to enhance individual and team...

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