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Essentials for New Managers (MS Teams)


By the end of the course participants will have an understanding of:


  • How to maximize personal effectiveness as a manager;
  • How to establish effective teams;
  • Effective management communication techniques.

Course content

Improving Personal Effectiveness as a Manager -  Managing Stress, Time Management, Identifying Priorities, SMART Goals, Delegation and Personal Style Assessment

Establishing Effective Teams - Different Team Types, Benefits of Team Work, Factors for Team Success, Team Performance Curve, Understanding Teams, Characteristics of High Performance Teams, Barriers to Effective Teams, The Role of the Team Leader, The Role of Team Members and Checklist for Creating Effective Teams

Improving Effective Communication as a Manager/ Leader - Why Talk About Communication,  Common Communication Barriers, The Process of Understanding, Elements of Effective Communication, Getting Good Information from Others: Working in a Team, Communication Response Styles, Addressing Key Communication Barriers and Tips for Networking

Date and Times


EST Qikiqtaaluk

Kivalliq Kitikmeot

Start Time 

9:30AM 8:30AM 7:30AM

End Time

4:30PM 3:30PM 2:30PM

Important Note:

All GN employees are welcome to register for this course, but it will be offered based on Eastern Standard Time (EST) from 9:30am-4:30pm. Participants enrolled are expected to complete this course based on this time zone.

Start Date: 
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
End Date: 
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Online, MS Teams
Across Nunavut
Contact Name: 
Bill Tagalik
Registration Deadline: 
Monday, November 28, 2022
Contact Email: 

Application Form

Completed application forms must be downloaded, printed and signed by the employee and the employee’s supervisor, then emailed or faxed. All registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.