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04-06-2012: Duration: 20 - 30 minutes. Intended for: This training game helps participants to realise tha.. read more

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Supervising Others

Target: Junior – Mid – Senior
Duration: 8 hours per day x 2days = 16 hours

Supervising others can be a tough job. Between managing your own time and projects, helping your team members solve problems and complete tasks, and helping other supervisors, your day can fill up before you know it.

The Supervising Others workshop will help supervisors become more efficient and proficient, with information on delegating, managing time, setting goals and expectations (for themselves and others), providing feedback, resolving conflict, and administering discipline.

Module One: Getting Started

  • Icebreaker
  • Housekeeping Items
  • The Parking Lot
  • Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Setting Expectations

  • Defining the Requirements
  • Identifying Opportunities for Improvement and Growth
  • Setting Verbal Expectations
  • Putting Expectations in Writing

Module Three: Setting Goals

  • Understanding Cascading Goals
  • The SMART Way
  • Helping Others Set Goals

Module Four: Assigning Work

  • General Principles
  • The Dictatorial Approach
  • The Apple-Picking Approach
  • The Collaborative Approach

Module Five: Degrees of Delegation

  • Level One: Complete Supervision
  • Level Two: Partial Supervision
  • Level Three: Complete Independence

Module Six: Implementing Delegation

  • Deciding to Delegate
  • To Whom Should You Delegate?
  • Providing Instructions
  • Monitoring the Results
  • Troubleshooting Delegation

Module Seven: Providing Feedback

  • Characteristics of Good Feedback
  • Feedback Delivery Tools
  • Informal Feedback
  • Formal Feedback

Module Eight: Managing Your Time

  • The 80/20 Rule
  • Prioritizing with the Urgent-Important Matrix
  • Using a Productivity Journal
  • Using Routines and Rituals to Simplify Your Workday

Module Nine: Resolving Conflict

  • Using a Conflict Resolution Process
  • Maintaining Fairness
  • Seeking Help from Within the Team
  • Seeking Help from Outside the Team

Module Ten: Tips for Special Situations

  • What to Do If You’ve Been Promoted from within the Team
  • What to Do If You’re Leading a Brand New Team
  • What to Do if You’re Taking on an Established Team

Module Eleven: A Survival Guide for the New Supervisor

  • Ask the Right Questions of the Right People
  • Go to Gemba
  • Keep Learning!

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up

  • Words from the Wise
  • Review of Parking Lot
  • Lessons Learned
  • Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

Please email to mark@strategyandteams.com for details. We will run courses only for corporates groups. Alternatively call us on +971 (0) 50 4505317 and we will be delighted to help.

"I, on behalf of everyone would like to thank you for the 2 day course, every piece of which added value We thoroughly enjoyed the class and appreciated your reality input into the discussions. Learning about all of the different techniques and methodologies was most valuable to us. Thank you once again for a wonderful experience."
Abdalla Omar Rahuma, Corporate Human Capital Manager - AlMansoori Specialized Engineering

"We would just like to thank you for your contribution to the event last week. Your reputation preceded you from the highly successful Social Breakfast earlier this year, however you surpassed even that by energizing the group for the whole day including the syndicate sessions and coming up with a creative approach to incorporating the Mission Vision and Values into the quiz. Thanks again for your support."
Titus J N Earle , Leadership and Talent Development Section Leader, ADMA-OPCO

“It was not only an amazing experience, but also considered more useful than the static presentations that used to dominate this most IMPORTANT session attended by the VVIPs of the industry. You made it very interesting."
Vasudevan K. S. | Director – Global Business Development | NavoLabs