National Seminars Group
National Seminars Group presents

The Ultimate Supervisor's Workshop On-Site Training

This on-site training class is also available as Public Schedule Seminar.

Two full days of intensive training on the critical skills you need to succeed as a supervisor!

Course Description/Agenda

Gain Fresh Ideas and New Solutions in Two Highly Interactive, Incredibly Powerful Days of Learning

No one ever said supervising others was easy.

If you sometimes feel overwhelmed, over-stressed and frustrated by the extraordinary responsibilities that go hand in hand with being an effective supervisor — don’t worry … you’re not alone! Most supervisors – both new to the position and seasoned supervisors – struggle with the same problems you do. And with today’s changing work environment, your supervisor responsibilities aren’t going to get any easier.

The Ultimate Supervisor’s Workshop is an intensive two-day workshop where leaders come for fresh ideas and proven strategies for succeeding in their tough role. This workshop will help you break free from the road blocks and develop truly creative solutions.

Become a more effective leader ready to handle every situation – and with a lot less stress!
Supervising others is a constant juggling act of managing time, people, and resources. If you’re like a lot supervisors, you were promoted without a lot of training and have learned mostly by trial and error. With a lot of pressure and added stress! This workshop will give you the skills you need to take charge of your time, manage resources more efficiently, and effectively lead your people to extraordinary results!

Gain innovative, fresh ideas to solve the challenges and problems you face every day.
If your creative pool has become stagnant … if you shoot down ideas before they’ve even developed … if you’re stuck in the “we’ve always done it this way” mentality – chances are, you’re ingenuity is at a stand-still! Attend this workshop and you’ll gain new ideas ... fresh approaches for dealing with today’s challenges ... new solutions for handling your toughest problems.

Learn proven methods that work for supervisors in top organizations
Why spend time reinventing the wheel, when you can learn what’s working in other organizations? This workshop covers up-to-the-minute information, “best practices” from today’s most successful corporations, hot management issues and the “nuts-and-bolts” knowledge you need to excel as a supervisor.

This workshop will give you dozens of new ideas for:

  • Creating more time for yourself
  • Organizing your department to boost efficiency
  • Helping your people prioritize their work
  • Turning around problem employees
  • Motivating your people to perform at their absolute peak
  • Becoming a more confident, credible leader
  • Recruiting, hiring and keeping star performers
  • Developing new and innovative ideas to solve your same old problems

Don’t miss this exciting chance to take your supervisory skills to a whole new level of effectiveness.

The truth is, you owe it to yourself, your people and your organization to attend this workshop. Space is limited to optimize one-on-one interaction – so make plans to attend right now. Don’t let an opportunity like this one get away!

What You'll Learn:

Ten BIG Reasons to Attend This Workshop

  • You’ll enjoy a unique opportunity to spend two full days addressing the supervisory issues and challenges that concern you most.
  • You’ll learn to counsel, coach and inspire your people to excel, without driving them too hard or too fast.
  • You’ll bring greater peace and harmony to your department, and create an all-for-one mentality among your people.
  • You’ll stop procrastinating when it’s time to confront or discipline difficult employees.
  • You’ll get more accomplished each workday – and spend less time catching up at night and on weekends.
  • You’ll become a strong, supportive role model for your people.
  • You’ll guide your employees successfully through workplace turmoil, chaos and change.
  • You’ll command more respect and gain more recognition for your efforts on the job.
  • You’ll learn to build — and keep — a staff of enthusiastic, competent go-getters.
  • You’ll discover extraordinary results when you begin to think and act more like a leader, less like a supervisor.

Who Should Attend?

Managers, supervisors, team leaders, directors — all types of people who supervise others — will be participating in this workshop.

From innovative problem-solving approaches to powerful new solutions for a variety of supervisory challenges, this workshop is packed with the knowledge you need to perform your job better, no matter how much (or how little) supervisory experience you have.

Workshop Agenda:

The Changing Role of the Supervisor

  • The most common mistakes supervisors (both newcomers and veterans) make and how to avoid them
  • How to spend more time “leading” and less time “bossing” your people
  • From GenY-ers to Sixty-Somethings — employees aren’t like they used to be!
  • Tips for supervising telecommuters, flex-time, part-time and shared-time employees
  • How to put the power of diversity to work — and build a cohesive, collaborative team by celebrating individuality
  • The future of technology: What does it mean to you as a supervisor today?

Breaking Through Boundaries — Creative Thinking for Supervisors

  • How to solve typical problems through atypical thinking
  • Brainstorming techniques for flushing fresh, original ideas out into the open
  • How to kick-start creativity in your team and yourself — and break free from the “tried and true”
  • How to stop thinking “we’ve always done it that way” and start thinking “we can do it differently and better”
  • How to foster a work climate where creativity can thrive
  • Use time-honored principles to help you handle problems

Communication Essentials for Supervisors

  • How to say “no” without arousing offense in others, or guilt in yourself
  • Techniques to make sure your people “hear you right the first time” when you give them direction
  • How to add more power, energy and effectiveness to your spoken words
  • How good a listener are you? Find out here
  • Tips to boost the impact of your e-mail and written communication
  • How to offer the right feedback at the right time

Learning to Lead So That Others Will Follow

  • Learn ways to offer your people direction without giving them answers
  • How to identify and develop the core competencies all effective leaders share
  • What kind of a leader are you right now? Learn to assess your leadership skills, play up your strengths and minimize your weaknesses
  • Delegation: Your secret weapon for boosting personal productivity
  • Ways to get your people to support your ideas, follow you and believe in you
  • How to develop your skills as a “big- picture thinker”
  • Using positive assertiveness to negotiate, influence and build win- win relationships with others
  • Are you “everybody’s best friend”? How to maintain the right amount of distance between your employees and yourself

Giving Your People Motivation, Guidance and Direction

  • The #1 employee motivator (hint: it’s NOT money!)
  • What your people really want from you (and how to give it to them)
  • Are you unknowingly giving your best workers negative reinforcement? Here’s how to tell

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