Management Skills and Qualities
Based on my placement experience at In the Bin Short Film Festival, I believe that there are a number of management skills and qualities which are important for the success of a career in the professional field of event management. I believe that the qualities of a good manager should always correspond with the four functions of management, those being planning, organizing, influencing and controlling (Mead, 2005). Most importantly I believe the manager of any organization should be a good planner, with all plans reflecting the goals and objectives of the organization. In regards to working with In the Bin short film festival, I have tried to reflect my work with three of the above four management skills and qualities. I have been a good planner, with all of my plans for In the Bin reflecting on the goals and objectives in which I have set down for myself to achieve. These goals and objectives all seek to satisfy with the overall mission of our organization, which is
Ð²Ð‚? To bring a unique cultural and educational experience to regions throughout Australia that will create wealth through knowledge, experience and exposure for all involved within the programÐ²Ð‚â„¢
All of my goals mentioned above will help me to continue to achieve this mission statement. Both of my Co-workers are also aware of the goals of our organization and each of us all understands the significance of our role and contributions in which we make to In the Bin. By planning and setting goals, we are able to get a much more superior performance from ourselves and each other as we know why we are doing what we are doing as it is important to see and understand the purpose of our jobs. It is important for managers to possess great foresight so that they can perform strictly managerial functions well with the right aim in mind.
Another important quality of being a manager is the ability to organize resources in order to accomplish established plans. Resources...