Well, I am finishing my Master's, which in my state is pretty much a requirement for management. I have asked my manager at work to be my mentor, and so she gives me projects to manage on my own every week (this is above and beyond my job and I generally am not paid for it). I am also seeking advanced certification in my specialty, and I am going to a convention next month that offers management training in my specialty. I have worked as an RN for 5 years though, and I think it takes a lot of bedside nursing to really understand that piece of it. Throughout my career I have always been one to seek opportunities to improve my work environment, and I encourage you to do the same. Be vocal about your aspirations, and always work to build partnerships.