Each session will center on a specific supervision topic and will include a mix of teaching and interaction. These labs will allow you to immediately apply skills or techniques to your work situation. They are geared towards people who are new to supervision as well as those who want ongoing content to renew their supervision practices. The labs are also relevant for those who supervise volunteers.
Schedule and topics:
- January 30, 2020 from 1 to 2 p.m. – Effective One on One Conversations
Learn practical tools for one of the most effective practices for supervisors: regular one-on-one conversations.
February 13 from 1 to 2 p.m. – Transforming Difficult Conversations
Learn a process for transforming a potentially difficult conversation into an opportunity for growth.
March 12 from 1 to 2 p.m. – Supervising Remotely
Discuss barriers of remote supervision and discover methods to create healthy working relationships even if you aren’t able to meet and work together in person.
April 9 from 1 to 2 p.m. – Meeting Management and Facilitation
Understand the difference between running and facilitating a meeting; learn tools to facilitate productive, focused, energizing meetings.
May 14 from 1 to 2 p.m. – Onboarding
Understand the essentials to develop a successful process to bring new staff into your organization.
June 11 from 1 to 2 p.m. – How to Engage Employees
Explore why employee engagement is such a complex topic and learn practical, concrete ways you can improve employee engagement.The registration price includes all six sessions.
Schedule and topics:
- July 16, 2020 from 1 to 2 p.m. – Shifting from Boss to Coach: Listening
- August 20 from 1 to 2 p.m. – Creating High Functioning Teams
- September 17 from 1 to 2 p.m. – Shifting from Boss to Coach: Power of Inquiry
- October 15 from 1 to 2 p.m. – Supervising Former Peers
- November 12 from 1 to 2 p.m. – Delivering Developmental Feedback
- December 17 from 1 to 2 p.m. – Performance Evaluation to Performance Learning
Learn about the shift away from annual performance evaluations to ongoing learning conversations. Gain insight into approaches that increase employee performance.
Coaching Skills for Leaders & Managers Trainings
Audience workshops are best for:Executive directors and CEOs, department chairs, program managers, supervisors and educators. Managing people takes time and unique skills. This interactive, skills-practice workshop gives leaders and managers useful tools to engage staff to take initiative, problem solve with confidence and be energized to do their best work.
A coaching framework in your leadership “tool box” helps you:
- master your supervision
- engage others to take more initiative
- empower others to be responsible and accountable
- create all-round better organizational communication
- have more time and energy to really lead and manage
Workshop Learning OutcomesYou will learn and practice:
- A solid four-point framework for all coaching conversations
- The components of a coaching mindset
- Four primary coaching skills
- Listen at an engaged level
- Use inquiry to draw forth best thinking from others
- Deliver effective, forthright and direct feedback
- Add value to every conversation
Benefits – the training lays the groundwork to help you:
- Determine situations when coaching is appropriate for helping others reach a higher level of performance
- Balance instructive and facilitative styles of leadership so that the employee or peer partnership bring better results
- Use four key skills as a foundation for helping others develop better thinking and more task ownership
- Use coaching for performance empowerment, enhancement and improvement through on the job development
- Move people through challenges, decisions, lack of motivation or confidence to higher levels of performance
- Leave conversations with clarity and agreement
- Create all-round better organizational communication