The Thorogood Guide to Everything you Need for an NVQ in Management
Completing an NVQ or SVQ in management will accelerate your development, help you to achieve your full potential and boost your career prospects.
The Thorogood Guide to Everything you need for an NVQ in Management provides all the information you need for every level of management NVQ or SVQ. All the relevant management techniques and principles are explained in a clear, practical style, structured around the National Occupational Standards for Management and Leadership, as defined by The Management Standards Centre (MSC).
After reading this book you will be well prepared and have everything you need to compile your portfolio of evidence and achieve your qualification.
Even if you don’t want a qualification, Everything you need for an NVQ in management will prove an extremely useful and comprehensive encyclopedia of management techniques and principles.
Part One: Managing yourself
Planning and managing your own professional development
Managing your time
Managing information and developing networks
Part Two: Managing the business
Leadership, culture and vision
Strategic management and business planning
Operating within the law
Part Three: Managing change
Managing and implementing change
Innovation and opportunity
Part Four: Managing people
Establishing and managing relationships
Building and leading the team
Developing and motivating others
Ensuring productive meetings
Part Five: Managing resources
Financial planning, management and control
Setting and working with budgets
Working with suppliers
Part 6: Managing progress
Marketing and selling
Project planning and management
Problem solving and decision-making
Implementing and managing quality systems and procedures
“Management development is critical for the future success of UK plc, yet too few managers and leaders are professionally qualified. Despite the return on investment, research suggests they are put off by the time it takes to get qualified. Not anymore – if you are studying for an NVQ in Management, this book is for you. It comprehensively covers the key issues that you need to know about to succeed.”
Ruth Spellman OBE, Chief Executive of CMI
Julie Lewthwaite has worked as a manager, writer and trainer in the retail, regional newspaper, and telecommunications industries and, more recently, for a local enterprise and economic development agency. She is currently working as a freelance writer.