Delegation Course

Step up in your role. Push responsibility and assign workloads to the right level! Confidently decide what to delegate and to who and how to make sure it works!


  • You need to be able to delegate, managing is about delegating, this course gives you the skills and confidence go ahead and do it.
  • Get it right from the start with our clear 7 step process for delegating.
  • Build trust between you and your team, so you know things will get done.
  • We’ll take you through the common pitfalls of delegating, so you won’t trip up!
  • Free up time for your own development!

Course content

What is delegation?

  • Why should you delegate?
  • The reasons managers give for not delegating
  • Reasons your staff may worry about delegation

Effective delegation

  • Knowing what to delegate
  • Choosing the right people for the task
  • How to delegate to employees
  • Making sure people are clear on the outputs
  • Managing responsibility
  • Reviewing and analysing
  • Assign workloads

Building trust

  • Why it’s important to build trust
  • A structure for building trust

Pitfalls to avoid

  • Knowing the pitfalls
  • How to avoid them


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  • 11 on-demand videos
  • 4 online quizzes
  • Supplementary Course Resources
  • Also accessible on mobile and TV

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Course Description

Delegating responsibility and tasks to your team is a key part of management. Work needs to be distributed effectively, at the right time, and to the right people. This is important for productivity and the individual development of your team members.

Learn how to delegate tasks to employees, how to decide what to delegate and to whom and make sure it goes well. Understand the importance and methodology for delegating and have the confidence to push responsibility to the right levels. If you’re a new manager learning how to distribute your workload, or an experienced manager looking to increase productivity, we’ll teach you all the skills you need to delegate effectively.

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About the tutor

Bill McAneny Organisational Psychologist, Board advisor to several global organisations, Consultant, specialist in Management Due Diligence for Private Equity, speaker, lectured at the International Management Academies in Stockholm and Brussels, broadcaster, author of 'Frankenstein's Manager' which outlines how we can all be great managers, creator of the Prelude Character Analysis, designer of many intelligent online learning and assessment systems.