Professional Course
4.8 (141 Reviews)

Management Skills for New Supervisors

AMA - American Management Association, Online (+9 locations)
Length
2 days
Price
2,595 USD
Next course start
24 June, 2024 (+26 start dates)
Delivery
Classroom, Virtual Classroom
Length
2 days
Price
2,595 USD
Next course start
24 June, 2024 (+26 start dates)
Delivery
Classroom, Virtual Classroom
From 2,595 USD / person

Course description

AMA - American Management Association

Management Skills for New Supervisors

Change is the norm. You are responsible for your own productivity and that of your staff. Your day-to-day dealings may now include colleagues, your boss, and senior management who all have different interests and viewpoints.

This seminar will equip you with proven supervisory techniques that you can put into action immediately. The skills savvy supervisors use to plan, organize, communicate and monitor will become part of your toolkit to effectively manage everyday interactions with greater ease. You will learn to leverage both your hard skills and your people skills to meet your new challenges with increased confidence, respect and power.

How You Will Benefit

  • Know your role as a supervisor
  • Understand diversity and individual differences
  • Recognize legal responsibilities as a supervisor
  • Manage an ethical workplace. Handle difficult conversations.
  • Use effective communication skills of active listening and questioning
  • Create a motivational environment using feedback and reinforcement to guide and motivate behavior
  • Increase performance through coaching
  • Use delegation as a tool to motivate and develop people
  • Create a plan for your own continuing growth and development

Upcoming start dates

Choose between 26 start dates

24 June, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Arlington

27 June, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

11 July, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

24 July, 2024

  • Classroom
  • New York City

25 July, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Chicago

29 July, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

12 August, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Arlington

12 August, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

19 August, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Philadelphia

28 August, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

5 September, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Anaheim

10 September, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

19 September, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Atlanta

26 September, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

10 October, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Dallas

15 October, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

24 October, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Boston

28 October, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

12 November, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

14 November, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Chicago

18 November, 2024

  • Classroom
  • New York City

21 November, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

5 December, 2024

  • Classroom
  • Arlington

5 December, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

9 December, 2024

  • Classroom
  • San Francisco

18 December, 2024

  • Virtual Classroom
  • Online

Who should attend?

New supervisors with fewer than five years of supervisory experience, and process and production supervisors who want the benefit of basic management skills training.

Training content

Learning Objectives

  • Understand Your Role as a Supervisor
  • Understand and Value Diversity and Individual Differences
  • Recognize Legal Responsibilities as a Supervisor
  • Create a Motivational Environment
  • Increase Performance Through Coaching
  • Use Delegation as a Tool to Motivate and Develop People
  • Create a Plan for Your Own Continuing Growth and Development

Different Supervisory Styles

  • Understand the Three Supervisory Styles
  • Demonstrate When and How to Use Each Supervisory Style

Managing Up

  • Understand and Adapt to Your Manager’s Style
  • Anticipate Your Manager’s Needs
  • Develop the Best Possible Relationship with Your Manager

Managing a Diverse Workforce

  • Determine How Various Kinds of Diversity Affect You, Your Work Unit, and Your Company
  • Identify How to Apply Inclusivity to Your Team

Legal and Ethical Responsibilities

  • Explain the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Hostile Environments, and Other Key Laws and Legal Terms
  • Discuss Your Obligations Regarding Key Laws
  • Describe the Ethical Responsibilities of a Supervisor
  • Make Ethical Decisions

Creating a Motivational Environment

  • Explain the Components of a Motivating Environment
  • Discuss How Behavior Is a Function of Its Consequences
  • Demonstrate Rules for Reinforcing Productive Behavior
  • Explain How to Avoid Common Reinforcement Mistakes
  • Develop a Strategy for Solving a Current Employee Motivational Problem

Communication Skills

  • Demonstrate Active Listening to Show Understanding and Check Content
  • Ask Questions That Uncover Valuable Information and Strengthen the Relationship

Coaching for Performance

  • Demonstrate Giving and Receiving Feedback Constructively
  • Specify Your Own Strengths and Development Needs as a Coach
  • Ask Questions That Increase Employees’ Self-Awareness and Accountability
  • Demonstrate the AMA GUIDE Coaching Model

Managing Performance Appraisals

  • Understand How to Keep Effective Records
  • Understand the Importance of Quarterly Performance Alignment Discussions
  • Conduct a Performance Appraisal Meeting
  • Cope with Various Employee Reactions

Delegation

  • Identify What to Participants
  • Identify Whom to Participants to
  • Identify How to Participants

Planning for Continuous Growth

  • Identify Areas in Which You Want to Develop
  • Make Your Own Developmental Plan

Costs

Course price for:

  • Non Members: $2595
  • AMA Members: $2345

Certification / Credits

CEU: 1.2, PDU: 12, CPE: 14

Reviews

Average rating 4.8

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5/5
Ian H.
18 Nov 2022
Loved the interactiveness!

It was extremely thorough, organized, and effective. The interactive nature of the seminar provided the perfect vehicle for the instruction and application of the themes and pra...

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5/5
Noe L.
16 Aug 2022
Learned different styles of managing

It's been an amazing experience where I could interchange experiences with classmates by learning different styles of supervisors and several strategies to apply at work.

5/5
Jerry R.
16 Aug 2022
Great for new supervisors

I think the class was outstanding and very informative. As I new supervisor I plan on using the skills taught and hope they allow me to manage my team more affectively.

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