Understand the Expectations of a New Role

Understand the Expectations of a New Role

Updated May 23, 2018

When you’re in a new role, one of the more important things to understand is what you need to do. To be successful, it is essential you know what is expected of you, including what you must do and achieve. Of course, the best person to help you understand these changing expectations is your new boss. Making the effort to have a detailed conversation with your boss should be a top priority. As Kevin Eikenberry and Guy Harris will explain, this conversation lays the foundation for your role, and will help ensure success long term. This course helps you discuss with your new boss the expectations he or she has of you, as well as what you need to be successful. Getting this clarity of expectations in both directions will bring clarity in all of the areas of your work, such as required actions, behaviors and results, as well as how you will work together. By completing this course, you will be able to create clear expectations with your boss in your changing role. This course has been approved for 1 hour of PDU credit from PMI (Project Management Institute). An Elearning! Magazine Excellence Award Winner: Management Development Learning Track.