Professional Self-Development

How to Manage Your Manager

Develop the Perfect Working Relationship with your Manager

In-House Programmes

What's so different about this programme?

Public Programme Dates & Schedule

Doha: 3-4 Mar'19, 7-8 Jul'19, 20-21 Nov'19
Duration:2 Days
Fees: QAR 4250

Who Should Attend:

  • Mid-level Managers
  • Team Leaders & Team Members
  • Executive Assistants & Coordinator

Course Objectives

  • Learn how to use EQ  to create the perfect relationship with your manager
  • Identify your personal strengths, weaknesses and blind spots, and those of your boss
  • Learn to understand your manager's goals and objectives, pressures and issues
  • Understand how to adapt your approach to your manager's preferred work style
  • Explore ways to manage the emotions of your manager and yourself
  • Identify ways to express yourself assertively using effective listening skills
  • Master tips and tricks to manage a difficult or challenging boss to your benefit
  • An overview of Emotional Intelligence (EQ) in relation to your workplace relationships.

What will you gain?

By the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the benefit for both managers and employees of managing up
  • Explore the behaviours that managers do and don't want in their employees
  • Gain in-depth insight into different personality types and how to adapt to their style
  • Use behavioural and communication styles to effectively navigate the manager-employee relationship
  • Learn how to effectively provide unsolicited feedback to your manager and to ask for helpful feedback.

Course Content

Know Your Boss
  • Understanding Your Boss
  • Being part of the solution, not the problem
  • Developing skills
  • How your boss adds to work stress
  • Create the perfect relationship with your boss
Build Your Skills
  • Coping with emotions
  • Being assertive
  • Listening and being listened to
  • Feedback techniques
How to Manage a Difficult Boss


  • “This programme has made me realise that skills and practice are required to manage your boss.”
  • “The course has helped to understand my manager and myself and how to deal with him.”
  • “The personality test for both employee and boss was helpful. The course was enriching. I believe it will enhance both my personal and career life.”

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