If you have ever thought that you are not being promoted or moved because you are too valuable in your job, then you need to focus on developing your team to take over from you.

This course is for those with management responsibilities who need to delegate activities in order to create time to achieve their own objectives such as increased focus on strategic goals.

The course also focuses on the need to use effective delegation to develop more productive teams and support the organization in succession planning.

Delegation is a key skill but too often managers cannot let go and get too involved in the day to day. These tasks can be completed by your team, with clear control and monitoring.

By working through this course, you learn the skills of delegation, how to control and monitor delegated work and how to develop a capable team which allows you to progress your career.

Learning Objectives
  • Identify the causes of barriers to delegating and the implications for your own task management.
  • Recognize how delegation demonstrates your capability as a leader and supports your career development.
  • Discover how to let go of tasks but still be in control through effective monitoring of tasks though a 5-step process.
  • Recognize where you have not delegated and the consequences of this.
  • Explore the link between successful delegation and effective succession planning for an organization.
Last updated/reviewed: August 7, 2023
3 Reviews (9 ratings)


Member's Profile
Good overview and discussion of how proper delegation can be an effective tool for organizations and leaders in particular.

Member's Profile
good course to listen to even you don' t have any prerequisites before in the area of human resources.

Member's Profile
This is a great course on delegation and provides good examples.

Course Complexity: Foundational
No advanced preparation or prerequisites are required for this course.
Education Provider Information
Company: Illumeo, Inc., 75 East Santa Clara St., Suite 1215, San Jose, CA 95113
Contact: For more information regarding this course, including complaint and cancellation policies, please contact our offices at (408) 400- 3993 or send an e-mail to .
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Course Syllabus
  Introduction to Creating Success through Effective Delegation4:54
  Barriers to Delegating and Implementing16:26
  Who is Delegating You and Your Team19:16
  Steps to Managing Delegation6:34
  Delegation and Succession Planning10:40
  Creating Success through Effective Delegation57:50
  Slides: Creating Success Through Effective DelegationPDF
  Workbook: Creating Success Through Effective DelegationPDF
  Creating Success Through Effective Delegation Glossary/IndexPDF