First Time Supervisor: Strategies for a Successful Transition is brought to you by Lorman
Understand the skills and knowledge you will need to be an effective supervisor and the path forward to successfully supervise others.
One of the most effective ways to improve organizational performance is to improve first level supervision. Getting new supervisors off to a good start in the management arena is a driving catalyst to developing a thriving and effective organizational culture. This topic will offer a path to mastering different skills to help you advance and grow. This information is designed to prepare the front line for success in future leadership roles. It provides a realistic and practical look into supervision by providing awareness and knowledge of what is necessary to be successful in a supervisory role. It focuses on communication and interpersonal skills, coaching, delegation, motivation, empowerment and accountability which are crucial elements needed for entering the management realm. Management is more of an art than a science; however, the basic skills have been clearly identified and can be learned. This material will allow you to begin to gain confidence in your emerging skills as you begin to develop your abilities to your highest level. Becoming a supervisor is the first step in the challenging and rewarding field of management. This information will help you understand the basics of supervisory responsibilities, the expectations for the position, the skills and knowledge you will need to be an effective supervisor and offers a path forward to successfully supervise others.