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Making the Transition from Staff to Supervisor Seminar

Making the Transition from Staff to Supervisor Seminar
March 2, 2017
8 am – 3 pm
Wallace State Community College

You won’t believe how much great advice, information and knowledge you’ll gain in just one day! We’ll show you how to: 
Identify your personal roadblocks to leadership success, and rid yourself of them forever! 
Take on a new position of authority without coming across as bossy, smug or domineering 
Master six critical steps that will help you shift your mental focus from staff member to supervisor 
Avoid the most common pitfalls involved in this type of transition 
Recognize and manage the different work/personality styles of your employees 
Build trust and gain respect through your new relationships 
Hone your communication skills - essential for every effective manager! 

Who should attend? 
Anyone who is soon to move into a manager or supervisory role, or has been a manager or supervisor for a year or less will benefit greatly from this course. Team leaders, department heads, and those making the move to senior positions within their departments will also benefit. 

Key learning points … 
How to communicate effectively as a manager 
When to be flexible, and when to stand firm 
Five steps for building trust and gaining respect 
How to develop your own management style 
Getting results through others — motivation techniques that work! 
The truth about discipline — how to handle uncomfortable situations 
What every manager must know about hiring and firing 
Time management skills that really work 
And much, much more! 

As a result of this training, new or soon-to-be managers will learn to… 
Deal with jealous or resentful coworkers to earn their trust and respect 
Master delegation and organization skills that are essential when managing others 
Use praise to reward and motivate 
Think like a leader instead of a follower 

Managing Your New Employees… 
Make the transition from worker to authority figure without being domineering or bossy 
How to deal with the person who wanted the job you just got 
The keys to managing people with more experience than you 
Learn to identify and understand your behavioral and communication styles — and modify them if necessary 
Recognize and manage the different behavioral/communication styles of your employees 
How to use style flexing for optimum effectiveness 
Five steps for building trust and gaining respect — even among less-than-cooperative employees 
Delegating – Great, now I get to give others the jobs I don’t like, right -- Learn the secret to using authority for getting the best out of others 
The how/why of avoiding the “I” and “my” 
The secret of success: getting results through others’ efforts, instead of your own 
How to properly use feedback for optimal performance 
The art of appreciation – when, where, and how to praise 
How to recognize, motivate, and turn around under achievers 
How to discipline without being punitive Transitioning from buddy to boss -- can we still be friends? 

Managing Yourself… 
Avoid the four most common pitfalls involved in this transition 
Learn the six critical steps that will help you shift from staff member to supervisor 
Applying your old skills in your new job – what do you change and what do you keep the same? 
Management by objectives for first-time supervisors 
Performance management fundamentals for first-time supervisors 
How to go about changing your focus from “depth of knowledge” to “breadth of understanding” 
How to manage others successfully if you are wearing two hats: worker and supervisor 
More work, responsibility and pressure – how to stay on top of everything without losing your cool

Continuing Education…
This seminar will be conducted by trainers from Fred Pryor Seminars/CareerTrack. Fred Pryor Seminars/CareerTrack, divisions of Park University Enterprises, Inc. is an approved provider of Continuing Education Units (CEUs), credits approved by the Project Management Institute (PMI)®, the HR Certification Institute (HRCI), and the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA). This course qualifies for 6 CPE credits. 

Corporate Members of the Wallace State Alumni Association receive free registrations as follows:
Level 1 – Two free registrations
Levels 2 and 3 – One free registration

Non-member fees: Registrations prior to November 1, 2016 $179 per person
Registrations after November 1, 2016 $199 per person

Time for lunch will be allowed during the seminar, however it is not included in the registration fee.

For more information or to register: 
Call 256-352-8071 or Email Ladonna.allen@wallacestate.edu


Contact Information

Primary Contact

LaDonna Allen
801 Main Street
Hanceville, Alabama 35077

Secondary Contact


Date & Location

Date: 3/2/2017
Time: 8:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: James C. Bailey Center Room 511