NewCampus Manager Essentials Sprint

Management Essentials for people at hyper-growth companies

Many first time-managers struggle with how to build relationships and lead their team to success. This 5-week online sprint is designed to give you the tools to confidently become a people leader within your organisation.

Apply to join one of this sprint’s upcoming cohorts

Join a cohort of other aspiring people leaders looking to scale themselves.

Cohort 22A

Dates: 11 Jan - 22 Feb

Cohort 22B

Dates: 28 Jan - 4 Mar
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Features of this sprint

Toolkits & frameworks
Get access to toolkits and frameworks practiced and verified by industry-experts to help you excel as a manager, coach and coworker
Grow your network
Meet and learn with people from over 50 industries and gain fresh perspectives from like-minded professionals who are on the same path as you
Live social learning
Learn directly from your peers and instructors through small-group activities in our interactive live sessions
Hands-on learning
Learn through role-playing exercises, discussions, and thinking prompts - all facilitated by a dedicated Sprint Manager
By the end of the Management Essentials sprint, you’ll have acquired a set of knowledge and skills that you'll be able to use right away:
Identifying your leadership style and understanding how it impacts you
Know how to use questions to coach your reports to troubleshoot independently, and make more valuable contributions and become high performers
Be able to give regular feedback that is specific, actionable, and motivating, even when the conversation is challenging
Identify and remove roadblocks, motivate your team and cultivate stronger working relationships
Apply delegation techniques to boost overall team output, and learn how to diagnose and unblock team productivity challenges.


How you’ll learn:
The sprint is designed with you — a manager busy leading a team and hitting goals — in mind. You will spend 3 to 4 hours per week experiencing both synchronous and asynchronous learning. With weekly challenges designed to fit into your day-to-day, you can expect to see immediate results and get feedback from both your peers and instructors throughout the sprint.


List of assigned articles, videos and activity to arrive ready at your workshop.
Workshops LIVE
120-minute hands-on interactive sessions with expert instructors to practice concepts.
Sprint Project
Put the frameworks into practice with weekly opportunities to practise with your direct reports.
Accountability Partner Check-ins
You'll have a partner to share your learning journey and help you stay on track.
stay accountable
Class in session

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Who should apply for the Management Essentials Sprint?

To be a good fit, we recommend that:

  • You are a recently promoted manager (leading a team)
  • You think broadly about your career and are not confined a linear career path
  • You have a deep desire to work on yourself
  • You are excited about being both a mentor and a mentee, you believe in peer-to-peer learning and that everyone has something to offer
  • You are eager to meet other learners in our growing community, support each other's growth and build deep relationships that extend beyond NewCampus
Are there any prerequisites for this course?

In order to make the most of the course, we recommend for learners to be actively managing a team or be involved in project management. This can be in a formal or informal capacity, colocated or remote.

How does this differ from other online programmes?

Most online programs focus on levelling your skills up (knowledge transfer) and covering business topics (accounting, business strategy, finance). They often don't focus on you as an individual with the aim of helping you succeed at your job. NewCampus is different as we focus on the following:

  • Helping you develop as a people manager to champion your team's success
  • Creating a safe environment for people to come together and learn together
  • Practices and challenges to supercharge your knowledge retention
Can I ask my employer to sponsor this?

Yes, many do. Here’s a template to help you get started. Or drop us a request to contact your boss/HR/L&D manager.

What is the time commitment?

Between attending your workshops and giving peer feedback, you should expect to put in 4 to 5 hours a week.

  • Weekly live sessions (up to 120 minutes)
  • Up to 4 hours of work outside of session
Can I participate from anywhere in the world?

Yes. NewCampus Management Essentials Sprint will be run entirely remotely. This enables learners from all corners of the world to come together. We've been in the online education space for more than 5 years and have worked hard on mastering the playbook to build remote communities and learning.

Post-COVID, we'll return to organising offline events to help our community foster a stronger in-person relationships, but the Sprints will remain a remote-first experience.