Delegation and Accountability

Every leader faces the challenge of achieving results through others. The ability to effectively delegate tasks and responsibilities and hold employees accountable for follow-through and success is key to meeting that challenge. In this course, participants will examine their current attitudes toward and approaches to delegation and accountability. They will learn a process for delegating tasks and responsibilities that set up employees for success and practice utilizing that process in a real-work situation. They will also explore the dynamics of accountability and learn the behaviors and practices that set the foundation for a culture of accountability on a team or in an organization.


• Discuss the importance of delegation and accountability to the success of a team
• Explore five stages of delegation and the steps that support successful delegation
• Explore the accountability/victim dynamic and the effect of intrinsic and extrinsic factors that affect accountability
• Discuss accountability from the perspective of a leader and an employee
• Review best practices that support success in delegation and creating a culture of accountability on a team
• Create action plans to improve skills and practices in delegation and accountability
Delegation & Accountability Training Program for Employees


• Desired results based on actions taken toward delegation and accountability
• Increased individual effectiveness by following a five-step model
• Increased organizational effectiveness through increased individual effectiveness
• Sustained organizational profitability or contributions through increased organizational effectiveness


• Self-assessments (in the participant guide)

Length of Class

4 hours

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