Effective Delegation

A Leadership Course

*This course can be tailored or customized to your specific needs.

Course Overview

Managers who want to be successful must be competitive and work hard to achieve their goals. Delegation is a tool managers can use in this quest for success. This course offers resources, tools, ideas, and a systematic approach to effectively apply delegation.


  1. Understand the benefits of delegation
  2. Identify barriers to delegation
  3. Demonstrate selection of target areas for delegation
  4. Apply successful delegation strategies

Lesson 1: Benefits of delegation

  • Review goals completion
  • Manage time
  • Promote commitment and trust
  • Develop new skills
  • Increase Job satisfaction

Lesson 2: Obstacles to delegation

  • Identify fears of delegation
  • Review potential challenges in implementing effective delegation
  • Explore methods for building confidence

Lesson 3: Targeting areas of delegation

  • Learn how to plan and assign tasks
  • Determine appropriate tasks for effective delegation
  • Select the right person for the job
  • Utilize a planning checklist

Lesson 4: Steps to success in delegation

  • Communicate the project or task
  • Set standards of performance and timelines
  • Determine support needed
  • Define parameters and resources
  • Set standard for feedback and follow through