1st Time Manager Academy Cluj

People don’t leave bad companies, people leave bad managers

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What is 1st Time Manager Academy?

4 mounths of learning the basic managerial skills.

Who should attend this training: those who are to occupy a leading position, those who are first in leadership positions, managers newly appointed, those who want “next level” results, team leaders, supervisors or team coordinators recently appointed.

Benefits: the participants will be involved in 4 training modules followed by four sessions of one-to-one coaching, and projects both common and individual. Also, the Academy concerns taking part in the leadership training of Jim Bagnola, as part of the modules mentioned.

Course objectives:


Manage time and objectives


Be a leader and a team player


How and what to say in order to achieve the established results


Give and receive an assertive feedback


Build and promote a brilliant idea to be followed


Empathy, emotional intelligence and conflict management


Be a leader for yourself and your team

Course topics:

MODULE I - One manager, many communication skills

Communication techniques
Building a powerfull speech and presentation
Structuring message: concise, coherent, strong, emotional
Diction, voice, facial expressions and gestures - successful communication
Assertive communication and communication styles
Active listening
Feedback, technology and adaptation

MODULE II - Time Masters

The four quadrants of tasks (Figure Eisenhower)
Who "eats" our time?
My time in relationship with others
Strategies to achieve your objectives (SMART)

MODULE III - From People to Teams

What means being a manager?
Personal management styles
You are manager, so communicate. What ?, What ?, When ?, Who?
Conflict management

MODULE IV - Personal Leadership

Patterns of thinking that promotes effective leadership
The power of attention and intention
Dialogue with yourself: psychological balance
The impact of language support and disapproval on motivation and confidence
Unproductive thinking and psychological antidote
Worries: a defect of imagination
Creating a mission of leadership and a strategy to guide and enhance the action of leadership

Course schedule:

09:00 – 09:30 – Welcome Coffee

09:30 – 10:45 – Training

10:45 – 11:00 – Coffee Break

11:00 – 13:00 – Training

13:00 - 14:00 - Lunch Break

14:00 – 15:45 – Training

15:45 – 16:00 – Coffee Break

16:00 – 17:30 – Training

Methods used in the course:

- Exercises and case studies

- Each theory illustration

- Experiential methods

- Assignments and exercises

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Andrei Vacaru

" Creativitatea nu se masoara, se admira." –Andrei Vacaru
Progresul s-a nascut din cele mai nebunesti idei. Creatorii au fost , in primul rand, curajosi. Sa fii creativ inseamna nu doar sa ai curajul de a incerca ceva nou ci si de a face asta cand toata lumea in jurul tau iti spune ca nu are sens. Pana si Pamantul a inceput sa se invarta in jurul Soarelui…mai intai in imaginat...

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Mihnea Radita


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Petru Pacuraru

Petru a absolvit Academia de Studii Economice, sectiunea Managementul Afacerilor, a urmat un master in Project Management la Kenessaw State University in SUA, precum si cursul Aspen Institute – Young Leaders Program.
In urma cu peste 11 ani, Petru a inceput colaborarea cu Jim Bagnola, unul dintre cei mai cunoscuti speakeri internationali, HPDI fiind reprezentantul exclusiv al trainerului ...

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Jim Bagnola

Jim Bagnola is an international speaker and executive coach, becoming CSP (Certified Speaking Professional) 6 years ago. This distinction given by the National Speakers Association has so far been provided for just 600 professional speakers around the world, which places him among the top speakers in North America. Jim was also included in the Top 30 Professional Leaders in the World between 2006 ...

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Our clients' opinions:

I'm attending the second training delivered by HPDI, and I can only confirm that everything is great.

- Participant 1st Time Manager Academy

My experience with HPDI was great, I was in a training where we learned a lot. This type of training is totally different from what we have seen elsewhere, was right on my needs and helped me a lot.


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