Supporting you in your People manager journey

Good people leadership matters more than ever. You’re managing new ways of working. And many of your people have very different expectations of how, where and why they are working within your organisation.  

We’re not just here for your HR colleagues. We’re here to help you:  

  • grow in confidence in your leadership  
  • bring out the best in your team and boost its skills, engagement and productivity  
  • inspire your team and keep yourself motivated  
  • build your rapport with your team members and understand their different needs  
  • support the wellbeing of your team and of each person within it  
  • challenge the status quo in your organisation and improve its culture  

Explore our latest insights on managing people

Discover our resources enabling you to become a better people manager.

People manager guide: Managing a return to work after long-term absence

Practical guidance to effectively manage and support an employee’s return to work after long-term sickness absence

People manager guide: Compassionate bereavement support

Practical guidance for managers on supporting grieving employees

Menopause at work: Guide for people managers

Guidance for managers on how to support employees through the menopause

People manager guide: Managing stress at work

Practical guidance for managers on preventing and reducing stress at work

Explore our extensive resources to help you develop your people management skills

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Become a better People manager

Learn to become a better manager by taking a CIPD course to benefit you, your team and your organisation.

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Accredited programme

Learn how to effectively manage people through our People Management accredited programme.

Introductory Programmes

Gain a sound introduction to a core HR or L&D topic.

Essential insights

Bitesize courses including all the essentials you need to know about the course topic.

All CIPD Learning courses