Managing Up (SDHR31)

Provider business unit: Culture and Development »

Who should attend

All staff who want to improve relations and communication with their manager

Course Overview

This one day workshop supports participants to:

  • Communicate to influence
  • Give constructive feedback
  • Develop an effective working relationship with management
  • Develop a greater understanding of the difficulty’s and challenges managers face and how to support them

Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Understand different work styles, behavioural styles and management styles
  • Learn techniques and strategies to manage their managers expectations
  • Develop personal strategies to communicate, disagree, influence and negotiate with their manager
  • Understand how upward feedback works and what is involved
  • Learn how to drive processes and agree on goals and expectations

Provider Bio

Bull & Bear Special Assignments (BBSA) is a leading Registered Training Organisation (RTO 88202) with an 18 year history offering bespoke training and development solutions to:

  • Enhance employee engagement with the organisation’s objectives
  • Enhance and encourage the organisation’s leadership with the ability to develop capability to transfer knowledge and experience
  • Improve communication and engagement of groups
  • Design, develop and deliver appropriate training including nationally accredited training (from Certificate through to Advanced Diploma level courses), short courses, planning days and forums for professional and capability development.

BBSA recognises that everyone has a unique learning style and delivers inclusive, interactive, energetic and engaging training solutions through its team of highly qualified and experienced training consultants and advisers from both the public and private sectors.


$175.00 per participant

The following charges will apply for non-attendance at a workshop with cost unless the registrant nominates a colleague (who meets the eligibility criteria for the course) to attend in their place.

  1. Notification of cancellation received within 0 – 5 working days of the course date will incur a charge equivalent to 100% of course fees
  2. Notification of cancellation received within 6 – 10 working days of the course date will incur a charge equivalent to 50% of course fees

Please note for non-attendance due to illness or caring responsibilities, reasonable evidence will be required to waive the non-attendance fee.


To apply for this course; ANU staff should enrol via HORUS.

A requirement of the registration process is to discuss and obtain the following from your supervisor:

  • Approval to attend the training program; and
  • Local area charging code
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