Skilled managers are critical to employee engagement, organisational success and even national economic wellbeing. Therefore, providing development opportunities for managers is essential.
This factsheet considers what management development is, the challenges of developing managers, how to identify development needs and address them through formal and informal learning interventions. Finally, the factsheet briefly touches on evaluating management development programmes.
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This factsheet was last updated by Giorgia Gamba Quilliam: Digital Learning Portfolio Manager, Profession Core Themes, CIPD
Giorgia designs, develops and manages learning content at the CIPD, including digital courses, factsheets, podcasts and web content. She was instrumental in developing the first ever fully digital qualification delivered in partnership with AVADO, which won both a Training Journal and a Learning Technology award in 2016.
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