Role of a Supervisor Seminar

(for first time supervisors)


The goal of this workshop is to provide first-time supervisors with proven supervisory techniques. It will enable supervisors to better plan, organize, communicate and monitor effectively in every situation and increase their self-esteem and confidence in a supervisory role.
(Workshop can be offered as 2 one-half day or 1 full day format)

Benefits of Supervisory Training

  • Increase job satisfaction and work output through coaching
  • Managing a diverse workforce
  • Create a motivating work environment
  • Increase team spirit, cooperation, and job satisfaction
  • Improve morale
  • Learn techniques to help you cope with difficult employees

How the Program Works

Through instruction, program trainers teach participants the skills and attitudes necessary to “bounce back” from adversity, whether it be a personal life crisis, work/life issues, or a national disaster such as a hurricane, ice storm, or a terrorist attack.

Program Outline

  • Understand the management skills needed to succeed in a rapidly changing environment
  • Learn to plan, organize, communicate and monitor
  • Apply the most appropriate supervisory style to each individual and situation
  • Understand your legal responsibilities (this could be a whole day – would separate this out. Too much to cover in one day)
  • Learn management skills to help you give constructive criticism
  • Maximize productivity by leveraging diversity and individual differences
  • Learn techniques to help you cope with difficult employees
  • Use delegation for effective employee development, time management and motivation


Training sessions are comprised of lecture, written exercises, large and small group discussions, PowerPoint and video presentations. Workshops materials include participant guide and option leadership assessment.