Professional Supervision

Leaders in Innovation


Professional Supervision

In today’s changing workplace, many new supervisors are unsure of their roles and responsibilities. They have little experience dealing with the challenges of managing work through others. They haven’t had the opportunity to develop those critical skills of planning work, leading their group, and communicating with their employees, their colleagues, and their manager. This Ascent three-day, 24 hour per student workshop will give you just that opportunity.


This workshop will help participants:

  • Understand the scope and nature of the supervisory position.
  • Learn some ways to deal with the challenges of the role.
  • Recognize the responsibilities you have as a supervisor, to yourself, to your team, and to your organization.
  • Identify key techniques to help you plan and prioritize effectively.
  • Acquire a basic understanding of and develop strategies for leadership, team building, communication, and motivation and what part they play in effective supervision.

Course content includes:

  • Adjusting to your role, a supervisor’s responsibilities
  • Making plans, setting goals,
  • Leadership, The Situational Leadership Model
  • Problem employees, Synergy, Trust
  • Team development, communication skills, the communication process
  • Motivation, Orientation, Training
  • Providing feedback
  • Delegation, Dealing with conflict, Discipline