Need for Effective Supervisory Practices
  • Most managers, department heads, supervisors and team leads have oversight responsibility for multiple employees and critical business processes.
 
  • Managers, supervisors and leads are responsible for the consistent quality and performance that will ultimately determine whether or not relationships with customers or clients will continue.
 
  • The business is only as strong as its weakest manager, department head, supervisor or lead.
 
  • The urgency for effective supervisory mindsets, skills and processes increases as competition gets better and more numerous.
 
  • The urgency for effective supervisory mindsets, skills and processes to be taken to the ‘next level’ increases as the business grows.
 
  • As the business grows and expands, people with supervisory responsibilities need to improve their supervisory and leadership skills, processes and behaviors, and properly delegate some of their current activities to others.
 
  • Delegating to others requires managers and supervisors to know how to develop the talent within the people they supervise so they can focus on higher-level activities and concerns.
 
  • As the business grows and expands, managers and supervisors need the mindsets and skills to make more decisions within their areas of responsibility and to work effectively with people in other areas of responsibility (team based decision making, etc.)
 
  • Many managers, department heads, supervisors and leads receive on-the-job training, issue-by-issue or on-again-off-again coaching, as opposed to a comprehensive professional development process that would produce better short-term and long-term performance, higher profits, and fewer headaches for owners and general managers.Shortcuts in professional development produce opportunity losses.
 
  • A business leader’s effectiveness is measured by how well he/she has developed others to lead their groups and their ability to make appropriate decisions with minimal involvement from the business leader.
 
  • Many businesses have insufficient time or in-house resources to provide effective supervisory training, and would benefit from a professional delivery of this important, business improvement and growth information and process.
 
 
Topics for Effective Supervisory Practices .
Choose individual topics from the lists, or choose by the series.
200 Series: Working with Individuals
100 Series: Being Personally Effective
201 - People Management – An Overview
202 - Recognizing and Eliminating Harassment
203 - Understanding and Minimizing Employee Turnover
204 - Operations Manuals & Procedures
205 - Training Your Staff Properly
206 - Working through Others, Delegating, 1 Min. Mgr. Part 1
207 - Providing Regular Feedback, 1 Min. Mgr. Part 2
208 - Transitioning ‘Average’ Employees into Top Performers
209 - Understanding & Motivating Millenials
210 - Handling Discipline Properly
211 - Evaluating Performance Before Meeting
            with the Employee
212 - Conducting Performance Reviews with the Employee
213 - Managing Performance Improvement After the Review
214 - Handling Layoffs & Terminations Properly
101 - Common Purpose –Everyone Wanting to
            Move in the Same Direction
102 - Finding Time to Be an Effective Supervisor
103 - The 7 Roles of a Supervisor
104 - Communicating for Understanding
105 - Body Language as a Communication Tool
106 - How to Improve Those You Supervise
107 - Establishing Your Authority Properly
108 - Asserting Yourself Properly
109 - Dealing With Conflict & Conflicting Priorities
110 - Minimizing & Dealing With Stress Properly
111 - Planning Projects and Activities
112 - Observing Laws and Rules –You Are the Role Model
113 - Achieving Work-Life Balance
300 Series: Working with Groups
301 - Leadership Leverage – An Overview
302 - Staffing Your Work Group
303 - Organizing Your Work Group
304 - Making Decisions That Get Results
305 - Conducting Work-Group Meetings
306 - Improving Productivity
307 - Handling Group Member Complaints
308 - Building an Effective Team

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