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How to Delegate Effectively

Course Overview

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On average this
course contributes
1 hours
towards your CPD

Delegation is one of the most important management skills and yet few managers are really good at it or take advantage of the benefits that effective delegation can bring. Managers who are able to delegate effectively are key to the success of an organisation, saving time, developing and motivating staff and ensuring they are making the best use of their skills.

This module has been developed to provide learners with an increased understanding of the importance of effective delegation and outlines the key steps to take in order to delegate effectively.

On completion of this course learners will:

  • Explain why delegation is important
  • Define what effective delegation is
  • Apply the lessons of effective delegation
  • Identify tasks suitable for delegation
  • Identify tasks suitable for delegation
  • Demonstrate the different levels of delegation
  • Motivate your employees using effective delegation
  • Apply effective feedback techniques

Course Details

Lesson Plan

Areas covered include:

  • Welcome and Learning Outcomes
  • Exploring Delegation
  • Identifying Work
  • Matching Work to Employees
  • Contracting for Performance
  • Follow up and Feedback

Target Audience

This module is aimed at managers who may have responsibility for a team of people, or an individual, and therefore the requirement or desire to delegate work.


With approximately 35 interactive screens, it is estimated that this module will take approximately 1 hour to complete (depending on learning speed).


On completion of this course you will be able to print a Virtual College certificate.

CPD Accreditation

The content of this course has been independently certified as conforming to universally accepted Continuous Professional Development (CPD) guidelines

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

What our customers have said

The module was broken down into bite size chapters. Covered the topic in an easy to understand way
12/05/2016 NW
It was very easy to navigate around with simple designs.
21/04/2016 JB
It had some very good points in there for me to apply to my role.
21/03/2016 JM
Just the right amount of information, presented in a way which was easy to absorb, well structured, quick to do
05/03/2016 AJ
clear instructions easy to understand and made interesting
06/01/2016 AW
Simple & effective.
29/10/2015 NT
It gives you plenty of time to complete the course as it doesn't give you time limit.
14/09/2015 MS
Good information given and quiz at the end helps recap what I have learnt
10/09/2015 SD
The breakdown of the delegation process
03/09/2015 SJ
Could return to previous pages if were unsure about anything
12/07/2015 LA
Easy to follow, and the content has made me think more constructively about my time management in the workplace
VB 17/03/2015
I'm a new manager and this module was great for me as I knew very little about delegation and I now feel more confident with it
TM 13/02/2015div>
Easy to follow, and the content has made me think more constructively about my time management in the workplace
VC 17/03/2015
I'm a new manager and this module was great for me as I knew very little about delegation and I now feel more confident with it
TM 13/02/2015
Very easy to navigate, information was displayed in an attractive way rather than a page of text
LP 15/01/2015
I thought it all very informative and it made me realise that delegation within a team can be a positive way forward
AD 26/11/2014

Cost and Discounts

£30 + VAT - This cost is for a single user.

Discounts are available for multiple users (10 or more) for more information please contact, or telephone UKVC Sales on 01943 885089.

How it Works

The information below is specific to this particular course. If you would like a more general guide to how our purchasing and learning works please visit the Four Easy Steps page which should tell you all you need to know.

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This is an online course, all the training will be taken through your browser window. There will be no face-to-face sessions with instructors nor will you receive any training material through the post. If you wish you may print out any page of the training material, and may also print the notes you took during the training.

You can also revisit the training material at any time, even after you have completed the course.


The material for this course has been broken down into several smaller lessons, each lesson dealing with a specific area of the overall subject.

The lesson consist of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk you through the lesson material at a pace that suits you. Pages may also include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help you keep in touch and interested in the material.

Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be PAUSED and RESUMED at any stage. When all lessons in the course have been completed our system will realise and automatically record that you have successfully completed the course


This course is delivered fully online allowing you to learn at your own pace, however an average duration would be 1 hours.

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