Book Description: Often good employees get promoted to managerial position with unfortunate results. Avoid losing your best employees to this common pitfall by providing your pool of potential managers with basic managerial skills before they are put in a sink or swim position. Manager Skills Training teaches you how to create a training program that allows your candidates to build on their current skill base to become more effective in their dealings with people and activities. This comprehensive workshop-in-a-book covers a variety of topics like, basic leadership skills, performance appraisals, project management, and decision making. As part of ASTD's popular Trainer's Workshop series, Manger Skills Training includes all assessments, PowerPoint Presentations, and training instruments needed to facilitate this training in a companion CD-ROM.