Management Bites

Management Bites International runs practical people management training in NZ and in 2016 is expanding into the UK and Australia. Founder Angela Atkins has an extensive background in learning and development and works with organisations to help them develop their training programmes.

The team at MBI work with:

  • HR or Learning Teams: providing support on how to run Training Needs, build your learning strategy and programme and running management bites training.
  • People Managers: our management training is short, sharp and practical with real life tools and techniques to use. It tackles the “hard” skills around managing teams so you’ll be jumping for joy! We also have a management video library for those who aren’t able to attend workshops.

Angela Atkins

Angela Atkins, Elephant HR

Angela Atkins has worked in HR and training roles for 19 years within local government, tertiary, retail, contact centres & the financial services sectors.

In 2007 she co-founded Elephant Training & HR. Elephant provide HR advice to SME’s as well as run HR and management training. In 2015 she launched Management Bites International, to take the successful NZ programme to both the UK and Australia.

Angela is also the author of the NZ best-selling business books: Management Bites: the bite size guide to managing people, Employment Bites: the bite sized guide to delivering great HR and the recently published Training Bites: the bite size guide to workshops, presentations and L&D. All are available from and some bookstores.