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Essential Skills for the First-Time Manager or Supervisor

Effectively communicate, delegate, and manage priorities to achieve management success with this first time manager training course


You earned your new supervisor position … this training program will help you make the most of it!

In your previous position, you did a great job. Yet, you're smart enough to know the skills that made you a great team player won't necessarily make you a great supervisor. For any new supervisor, training is key to success in this role.

  • It's not enough to follow directions … now you must give directions about what gets done, when, and by whom.
  • It's not enough that your projects are accurate and on time … you have to help others keep their projects on track, and see that everyone works together.
  • It's not enough to focus only on your department … suddenly you're a member of the management team. Your new peers will expect you to have a broader perspective, including other departments.
  • It's not enough to keep yourself motivated … you have to be a coach, cheerleader, and "strong shoulder" to people who have bad days, conflicts with each other, and other demands that you might not be able to satisfy.
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Make your move into your new supervisor position smoother and more successful. Attend this one-day class and gain all the skills and insights you need to lead with confidence and conviction, including:

  • How to start producing results right away
  • Ways to avoid the problems that sabotage many new supervisors
  • How to get the unvarnished truth about a new employee's position and performance
  • What it takes to get productivity from people who aren't used to you being "the boss"
  • How to size up your supervisor — so you can give better support and get more backing in return
  • How to increase your visibility and earn the respect your position deserves

Who will benefit most from this workshop?

  • New supervisors and managers with less than one year of experience
  • Aspiring and soon-to-be-promoted supervisors
  • Experienced supervisors with little or no formal supervisor training

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Seminar Overview

  • Learn to take charge of your new supervisor position
    • The first (and most serious) temptation the new supervisor faces — and how to resist it
    • Self-learning goals that will get you up to speed fast
    • What your supervisor wants (and doesn't want) from you in 6 key areas
    • Important questions to ask during the first week at your new job
    • The paperwork mountain: a 2-step process to make sure you never miss a "must read" document
    • How to get off to a good start — 7 specific guidelines that will help you earn respect right away
    • Tips for supervising former peers — and current friends
  • Find out how to achieve results fast
    • 6 ways to achieve personal excellence as a leader
    • Bureaucracy basher, expediter — and 5 more hats you'll wear as a new supervisor
    • 4 necessary steps that will minimize your staff members' resistance to change and motivate them to do more
    • Leadership errors: how to recover when you make a mistake
    • How to quickly assess …
      • your people … so you can minimize their weaknesses and maximize their strengths
      • your team … so you can adopt the appropriate leadership style
  • Discover ways to develop your employees
    • What you should delegate — and what you must not
    • How to delegate work and ensure it's done right — without meddling
    • The delegation traps every new supervisor must learn to avoid
    • What motivates employees — according to them (many supervisors have it backward. Do you?)
    • How to help your employees find more meaning in (and better connection to) their work
    • 5 proven motivators and rewards to help your employees succeed
    • The basics of an effective performance evaluation
    • The most common causes of unsatisfactory performance — and how to help your employees overcome them
    • 5 critical factors in administering discipline, so you can correct people without destroying their motivation to change
  • Build an image of confidence and competence
    • Management communication: skills for projecting authority and getting cooperation from your new staff
    • The 5 most important ways people communicate
    • How to recognize the "red flags" of body language
    • The power of a positive mind-set: where it comes from, how to get it, and how to keep it, no matter what's happening to you
    • The one key quality you can develop that determines your influence with others

 

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1-Day Seminar - US $199.00

Groups of 5 or more: $189.00

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