So-called 'accidental managers' are employees who have been promoted because they're good at their craft, but lack specific management training and skills to manage people.
Without this skillset to motivate and engage their teams, accidental managers negatively impact productivity, growth and culture within their organisations. It is estimated that four out of five managers are accidental managers, so it's little surprise that 43% of line managers rate their own manager as 'ineffective'.
The signs are easy to spot. They struggle to:
- Lead change
- Improve performance
- Embed strategic thinking into practice
- Exceed targets
- Be role models for their own teams
But what can you do about this?
Turn your accidental managers into Chartered Managers who have first-rate management skills and the confidence to lead and the ability to achieve results. Awarding your managers with Chartered Manager status is a time-efficient and cost-effective way for you to see a demonstrable return on your staff development investment.
The impact of Chartered Manager
of CMgrs made significant savings
of CMgrs exceed their targets
of CMgrs developed new products
of CMgrs improved operations
Once an individual has been chartered, the impact is marked; 78% say that gaining the accreditation has resulted in increasing their performance at work, 83% believe they have become better managers for it and 90% say it improved their self-confidence.
The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) is the only chartered professional body in the UK dedicated to promoting the highest standards of management and leadership excellence. We work with employers and individuals who aspire to this standard.
Contact CMI today for a free consultation and find out how you can turn your accidental managers into Chartered Managers for as little as £1 a day per person, per year*.