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Balancing the Dual Roles of People Manager and Technical Expert

The manager of a team often carries the most expertise. However expertise alone will not enable you to deliver core operational or economic business objectives. Learn when to devote your time to your expertise or to your managerial duties by taking this course.
Course Duration:
Enrollment Duration: 90 Days
0.5 hours formal CPD
£15 + VAT


Managers are usually appointed to teams that reflect their expertise in a particular field, and the same expertise provides a level of authority relative to their staff. However, operational and economic business objectives can become more pressing, and a shift from technical to managerial authority is required. It is important for managers to carefully assess how and where to find the appropriate balance.

This course will increase your effectiveness by ensuring that you make the most of time spent with your team. With the aid of clear diagrams and interactive quizzes, you will also be able to reflect on your professional role and yourself as an individual.

Learning Objectives

  •  Identify those times of the day that are for expertise and those that are for management
  •  Reduce the time spent on management by planning meeting time with your team
  •  Limit the time you devote to expertise to make room for management


This e-learning course contains the following:

  1. Assuming the dual role of manager and expert
  2. Reducing your management time
  3. Managing your and your team’s expertise
£15 + VAT