An Introduction to the Psychology of Management

Short Course
Duration: 2 days   /   Level: General   /   Suitable for in-house



Gain a solid understanding and techniques to improve individual, team and organisational performance.

Approved by the British Psychological Society Learning Centre for the purposes of Continuing Professional Development.



Dates and Availability

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Start Date Location Availability Non-members Members Delegates  
11 September 2018
Duration: 2 days
London Spaces available
£890.00 + VAT Book places now

Booking information and ways to pay

  1. At checkout you can either pay online using a credit/debit card, cheque or BACS transfer, or you can request to pay by invoice. The invoice option is only available for bookings where a UK company name and address has been provided at checkout.
  2. If you need to book more than four places on one date, please contact us on +44 (0) 20 8612 6202 or email us
  3. If you prefer to complete a paper booking form, you can download and print it here (PDF 128KB)
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As a line manager, you can now gain an excellent overview of management psychology to bring out the best in other people. This two-day course will maximise your existing skills, and give you solid techniques to improve individual and teamwork performance; contributing further to your organisation’s success.

Run as it features here, or run in-house where the content can be tailored to suit your organisational needs; cost effective if a number of people require training.  Call our in-house training team to discuss your particular requirements on +44 (0)20 8612 6202.

Approved by the British Psychological Society Learning Centre for the purposes of Continuing Professional Development.

Course Tutors

Mr David Mackinnon

Who is it for
If you’re already a manager, or have just become one, this course is for you if you’re looking to become more skilled in effective people management.
By the end of this course, you’ll have specialist knowledge in how psychology can be applied at work to understand and manage individuals, teams and workplace issues. This practical and interactive course is designed to give you insights into key theories that increase personal and business success.
  • Building and managing teams
    • High performing teams (characteristics & benefits)
    • Stages of team development
  • Motivation and Goal achievement
    • Motivational theory
    • Goals/ objectives
    • Engage/ Disengage - SCARF
    • Motivating for change
  • Managing performance
    • Effective teams (characteristics/ benefits)
    • Performance appraisal – not the basic process and one to one which is covered in a different course
    • Identifying and supporting ongoing development
  • Managing change
    • Planning change
    • Overcoming resistance
    • Managing communication and addressing challenges
  • Handling conflict

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