Becoming a New & Effective Supervisor Series

Transitioning from Peer to Supervisor

Participants will learn about

  • the difference between a leader vs a manager
  • how to clarify their WHY for choosing to become a supervisor
  • the supervisor's role in the management process
  • the benefits and challenges of promoting from within vs hiring from outside
  • tips to help with crossing over from being a peer/colleague to the role of a supervisor.

Motivating People at Work

Participants will learn

  • how ones personality type impacts how one leads and manages their team and also, how individual team members personality type impacts their interactions with their colleagues and their supervisor.
  • about various motivation theories such as Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs and Herzberg's Two Factor Theory
  • how organizations can identify and provide job satisfaction
  • how one can motivating with using money as an insentive.

Leading Successfully

  • Self-Awareness & Leadership
  • Your Personality Type as per Myers Briggs
  • Qualities of an Effective Leader
  • 5 Leadership Types
  • Identifying and Maximizing Your Employees' Strengths

Managing Diversity & Inclusion

Participants will learn about

  • the 6 most common types of difficult employees and various remedial approaches to each
  • the connection between attitude and behavior
  • employment implications for persons with hidden disabilities and their employers, ADA and the 2008 ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA)

Facilitating Employees Development & Growth

Participants will learn how to support your staff through changes so that they can buy in and feel motivated using various best practices models such as

  • Prochaska DiClemente's Stages of Change model
  • William Bridges' Transitional Model
  • Commanders Intent Model

Performance Review & Formal Appraisal

Participants will learn

  • what a supervisor's responsibility is as regards to employee performance
  • about the important role performance reviews play in an organization
  • the difference between Performance vs Conduct; t Corrective Action vs Disciplinary Action
  • about the 3 different types of performance appraisals
  • how to address different performance issues

Respect & Professionalism in the Workplace

Participants will learn about

  • common underlying factors that make it challenging to have a difficult conversation
  • the consequences of having difficult conversation vs ignoring an issue
  • tools for effectively engaging in a difficult conversation
  • the Funnel Approach for asking probing questions
  • steps for having a difficult conversation

Building Effective Teams

Participants will learn about

  • the different types of teams usually found in a work environment
  • the various components of an effective team
  • hHow to build an effective and productive team

Understanding, Championing, and Communicating Department Goals

Participants will learn

  • why goals are essential for an organization to operate effectively
  • about the difference between a goal and objective
  • about different types of goals
  • about setting SMART goals
  • how effective goal-setting motivates employees

Communication Skills that Enhance Workplace Success

Participants will learn about

  • the main elements of EFFECTIVE communication in the workplace
  • factors that impact communication in the 21st Century workplace
  • how to overcoming some of these barriers that prevent successful communication in today's workplace

This leadership training series is specifically designed to help supervisors who are new to this role to transition and soar professionally. In an ideal world, for attendees to get the most out of the training experience, they would've to attend all ten sessions.  HOWEVER, we don't live in an ideal world, so the sessions are created so that they can be offered independently or in a series that complement each other. Each session is created to be completed in 2 hours long.

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