Making the move from peer to supervisor can be complicated if some things are not considered. If you are not yet a supervisor but feel you are ready to make the transition to a supervisory role, or if you are a new supervisor, this course will walk you through the process.
You will learn to:
- Describe changes that inhibit or adversely impact working relationships when promoted from colleague to supervisor
- Practice techniques for using your particular supervision style to build effective and motivating relationships with your employees, peers, and managers
- Recognize how personalities and basic communication styles will affect your supervision style
- Examine various ways to approach inherent or inherited issues in your department related to: resources, employee satisfaction and motivation, skills, performance issues, etc.
- Recognize typical new supervisor mistakes and ways to avoid common management pitfalls
You will benefit by:
- Identifying successful professional practices to begin building a great management reputation
- Raising your awareness to making the transition smoothly from colleague or co-worker to supervisor
- Avoiding common pitfalls often made by new supervisors
- Learning how to build effective management-employee relations early in your supervision career
- Learning how best to communicate with others in your new role as a supervisor
Individuals wishing to consider a career in supervision or those very new to the role
Attend the Peer Leadership: Getting Results Without Authority or Supervisory Essentials: U-M Policy and Compliance courses prior to or following this presentation to continue developing your supervision skills.