E-Learning: How to Delegate Effectively


£30 + VAT per person

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
  • Demonstrate the different levels of delegation
  • Motivate your employees using effective delegation
  • Apply effective feedback techniques

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Lesson Plan

Areas covered include:

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


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


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


Approximately 1 hour. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like.

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.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.