This factsheet defines management development and some common challenges in developing managers. It also explains how to identify development needs and how to address them. Finally, the factsheet briefly touches on evaluating management development programmes.

This factsheet was last updated by Giorgia Gamba Quilliam: Learning Content Manager, 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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