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Supervisor Training Classes and Seminars

TrainUp.com Lists 45 Live supervisor Training Events, 44 Virtual Live supervisor Events, 223 Online supervisor Courses, and 2 Training Video Collections

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Supervisor Training, Supervisory Courses and Seminars

TrainUp.com is your one-stop source for the best virtual supervisor training and live courses nationwide. Start your search now and browse among 45 live instructor-led supervisor training classes near you, from the industry's best supervisor training companies such as SkillSoft, American Management Association International, and National Seminars TrainUp.com also lists more than 223 self-paced online supervisor training courses, micro-learning videos, and eLearning bundles. If you have a team to train, we can conduct a course just for you. Check out our onsite on-site supervisor training page to request a custom virtual or in-person training quote today.

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TrainUp.com is your one-stop source for the best virtual supervisor training and live courses nationwide. Start your search now and browse among 45 live instructor-led supervisor training classes near you, from the industry's best supervisor training companies such as SkillSoft, American Management Association International, and National Seminars TrainUp.com also lists more than 223 self-paced online supervisor training courses, micro-learning videos, and eLearning bundles. If you have a team to train, we can conduct a course just for you. Check out our onsite on-site supervisor training page to request a custom virtual or in-person training quote today.

Making the Transition from Staff Member to Supervisor

Feel empowered to hit the ground running with the skills learned in this course. Be ready to take on any task and bring your best self to the job, while adopting new habits that will quickly get you on the path to greater success. In this high-impact, 2-day seminar, our faculty will help new supervisors like you avoid common pitfalls. Get the secrets and essential skills of managing people, from delivering corrective feedback and coaching to conflict resolution and delegation. With expertly g...
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Duration
2 Days
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2 Days
Price: $2495 VIEW DETAILS

Management Skills for New Supervisors

Change is the norm. You are responsible for your own productivity and that of your staff. Your day-to-day dealings may now include colleagues, your boss, and senior management who all have different interests and viewpoints. This seminar will equip you with proven supervisory techniques that you can put into action immediately. The skills savvy supervisors use to plan, organize, communicate and monitor will become part of your toolkit to effectively manage everyday interactions with...
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51 EVENTS
Duration
2 Days
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2 Days
Price: $2595 VIEW DETAILS

People Management Skills for First Time Managers

It's the people who are critical to helping organizations succeed, and your job as a manager is to get the best out of those you supervise. In this session, we’ll target several important skills you need as a manager: communicating effectively, managing and improving performance, and addressing conflict when it arises. ...
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Strengthening Your People Skills in the Workplace

Strengthening Your People Skills in the Workplace is an intensive new people skills training workshop that provides you with a way to gain the essential people skills you need to push ahead in your career....
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4 EVENTS
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Developing Your Emotional Intelligence

The Key to Working More Effectively With All Types of PeopleLearn why Emotional Intelligence is so i...
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8 EVENTS
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Management Skills for New Managers

<p>Successful managers get things done. Learn the art of management that will set you apart—FAST. Using extensive guided role plays, self-audits and in-depth skills exercises, you will explore motivation, delegation, coaching, communication, performance management and leadership.</p> <p>Take this course to fill your skill gaps and elevate your team—and your career—to new levels of greatness. Be ready to apply what you learn and return to work with new knowledge, insights and practical methods...
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91
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91 EVENTS
Duration
4 Days
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4 Days
Price: $2695 VIEW DETAILS

Best Practices for the Multi-Project Manager

<p>Ace multiple-project assignments by balancing time and resources. This updated seminar provides you with examples of best practices within the profession. Learn how to develop a culture for consistent, standardized Multi-Project Management (MPM) practices, utilize proven metrics for MPM performance and implement innovative tools and techniques for successful completion of multiple projects.</p> ...
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10
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10 EVENTS
Duration
2 Days
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2 Days
Price: $2495 VIEW DETAILS

Delegation Boot Camp

<div><ul> <li>Articulate the relevance of core project management competences.</li> <li>Identify key project goals and assumptions and set the stage for value delivery.</li> <li>Understand how to identify stakeholders and assess how to engage with them during the project.</li> <li>Meet stakeholder informational needs by creating an actionable communication plan.</li> <li>Articulate product scope as part of the charter.</li> <li>Become familiar with the process of eliciting and capturing requirem...
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10
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10 EVENTS
Duration
1 Days
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1 Days
Price: $1495 VIEW DETAILS

Tips for Giving and Receiving Feedback

<p><strong>Giving feedback can be difficult and sometimes hurtful. Often stressful. How do you even begin? Learn simple techniques that make a difference.</strong></p> <p>The ability to give and receive feedback is a critical skill that doesn't come easily. Especially when the words, timing, and moods and emotions of both parties collide. Yet this is essential for your future success—and the success of your colleagues, team members or direct reports.<br> <br> When done right, both giver and...
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8
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8 EVENTS
Duration
1 Days
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1 Days
Price: $279 VIEW DETAILS

Moving Ahead: Breaking Behavior Patterns That Hold You Back

<p>What’s your professional image? Do you steamroll over others in a quest for power…constantly rebel against authority…start and spread office gossip…cry at the drop of a hat in stressful situations? These are just a few examples of bad behavior that contribute to a poor professional image resulting in “career suicide”—even for the most capable employees. Overcome and resolve workplace situations where ineffective behavior is at play so that you can improve your professional image to move forwa...
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3 EVENTS
Duration
2 Days
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2 Days
Price: $2595 VIEW DETAILS

The 7 Habits for Managers: Essential Skills and Tools for Leading Teams

National surveys* of thousands of employees disclosed that while many people work hard, they are worried about their lack of effectiveness. Survey results indicate: 1. Less than 50% of your team’s time is spent on the company’s most important objectives<br> <br> 2. Only 14% of employees feel they are contributing to company success<br> <br> 3. Less than half of your team know company’s goals<br> <br> *Results of xQ Surveys conducted by Harris Interactive <br> <br> The problems are not...
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56
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56 EVENTS
Duration
2 Days
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2 Days
Price: $2795 VIEW DETAILS

Getting Results Without Authority

Whether you’re dealing with bosses, colleagues, staff members or senior management, the ability to win respect, influence people and cultivate cooperation is absolutely essential to career success. In this persuasive skills training, you’ll focus on the key elements of influencing others when there is lack of authority—personal power, persuasion and negotiation.<br> <br> Learn how to influence people by building your power base using the Personal Power Model…understand exchange and reciprocity...
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24
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24 EVENTS
Duration
4 Days
Duration
4 Days
Price: $2695 VIEW DETAILS

Fundamentals of Finance and Accounting for Non-Financial Managers

Can you demonstrate your value and ROI to your boss? Are you able to interpret financial reports and make decisions based on the data they provide? Can you draft an accurate budget? Can you justify your ideas in dollars and cents? You didn’t get to this point in your career only to be held back by weak financial skills. This program for non-financial managers makes the basics of finance accessible to anyone in just&nbsp;2 days.<br> <br> You’ll learn how to: Interpret and respond appro...
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63
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63 EVENTS
Duration
4 Days
Duration
4 Days
Price: $2595 VIEW DETAILS

Leadership and Team Development for Managerial Success

<p>When should you be a motivator...and when should you be a coach? Can you empower team members to self-manage? Or do your teams fall apart when you're not there?</p> <p>Learn how to foster team cohesiveness and collaboration. You'll step up to&nbsp;be a leader, a coach, a persuasive communicator and much more. Sharpen your team-building skills and discover&nbsp;new ways to drive&nbsp;performance and&nbsp;productivity.</p> ...
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23
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23 EVENTS
Duration
2 Days
Duration
2 Days
Price: $2695 VIEW DETAILS

Essentials of Project Management for the Non-Project Manager

To work together effectively on any project, everyone on the team needs to use a common language and have a clear understanding of all expectations. This unique project manager training seminar is designed for individuals with little or no prior knowledge of project management who serve on project management teams, those who simply want to know more about PM or those who are making the transition to project management. In just two days, you’ll develop an understanding of essential terminology an...
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27
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27 EVENTS
Duration
2 Days
Duration
2 Days
Price: $2495 VIEW DETAILS

Leadership Skills for Supervisors

<p>You will explore how to maintain technical expertise while demonstrating the right type of supervisory leadership. This seminar will give you the personal, interpersonal and group skills to be influential in one-on-one situations, facilitate group performance and become an effective leader.</p> ...
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14
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14 EVENTS
Duration
3 Days
Duration
3 Days
Price: $2595 VIEW DETAILS

7 Interpersonal Skills of Great Managers

<p>Broaden your managerial effectiveness to ensure your success in today’s hyper-speed, technology-driven and diverse workplace.</p> <p>Impact, engagement and results depend on a situationally balanced combination of technical, function-related, operational and interpersonal proficiencies. Interpersonal skills are pivotal to building credibility, trust, accountability and commitment in your team. This 2-day, interactive, hands-on, action planning and skill-building experience will equip you w...
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16
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16 EVENTS
Duration
2 Days
Duration
2 Days
Price: $2695 VIEW DETAILS

Moving from an Operational Manager to a Strategic Leader

Learn to become an innovator, a persuasive player and a champion of strategic change.&nbsp;This seminar gives you the right practice to close the gap between where you are now and where you want to be. You'll conduct SWOT analysis, leverage key prospects for strategic opportunities and inspire risk taking and innovation. Make your mark. This training course gives you the skills to add value to your organization and move your team forward decisively. Receive a FREE Manager's Toolkit when yo...
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24
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24 EVENTS
Duration
2 Days
Duration
2 Days
Price: $2795 VIEW DETAILS

Assertiveness Training for Managers

Mastering assertiveness skills can do a lot more than just help win arguments. If you want your managers to enhance their leadership stature and persuade others to help&nbsp;reach their goals, Assertiveness Training for Managers is an important first step. Assertiveness Training for Managers gives your managers the opportunity to learn how their behavior style impacts their overall performance as a manager. They’ll take stock of their&nbsp;current assertiveness skills and learn how they&nbsp;...
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6 EVENTS
Duration
3 Days
Duration
3 Days
Price: $2795 VIEW DETAILS

Taking On Greater Responsibility: Step-Up Skills for Non-Managers

Do you have what it takes to step up to the plate to lead, work in teams and juggle new assignments with your current responsibilities? What about having a "can-do" attitude that prepares you for additional growth? Now you can acquire new skills and prepare to make a positive difference at work. In this career development course, you will lay the foundation to achieve good performance now and integrate additional skills to exceed present role expectations. You will develop a customized approa...
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12
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12 EVENTS
Duration
2 Days
Duration
2 Days
Price: $2295 VIEW DETAILS

Sales Management Certificate Program

You also have an open territory that needs to be filled as quickly as possible. Where do you start? How do you gain the respect of your team? How can you maximize the skills of each team member? And how do you respond to your manager’s demands? In this seminar, you will gain critical-to-success management skills, from proven communication techniques to interviewing tools…from establishing an effective training program to a six-step coaching process that helps you maximize your sales team’s skill...
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9
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9 EVENTS
Duration
3 Days
Duration
3 Days
Price: $2795 VIEW DETAILS

How to Become a Better Communicator

Learn how to become a better communicator and how to communicate effectively and confidently with these practical and proven techniques and skills that are essential not only for managers, supervisors and team leaders, but for anyone at any level looking for better relationships, greater success and more respect!...
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8 EVENTS
Duration
1 Days
Duration
1 Days
Price: $149 VIEW DETAILS

Fundamentals of Successful Project Management

This two-day workshop will show you how to make projects an orderly progression of completed objectives, instead of a helter-skelter race with disaster....
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10
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10 EVENTS
Duration
2 Days
Duration
2 Days
Price: $399 VIEW DETAILS

Excelling as a Highly Effective Team Leader

In this two-day workshop, you’ll learn the personal leadership characteristics and skills that spark the kind of energy and enthusiasm that make productivity and performance soar....
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6
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6 EVENTS
Duration
2 Days
Duration
2 Days
Price: $299 VIEW DETAILS

EXCELLING AS A MANAGER OR SUPERVISOR

Learn how to focus your efforts on the traits and skills that drive excellence — all while managing a new workload and zeroing in on your most precious resource, the individuals on your team....
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12
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12 EVENTS
Duration
1 Days
Duration
1 Days
Price: $149 VIEW DETAILS

Harassment Prevention (Supervisor Version)

''Our award-winning Harassment Prevention training course provides superior subject matter content i...
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Supervisor Liability: When Can Managers and Supervisors Be Held Liable

Supervisor Liability: When Can Managers and Supervisors Be Held Liable
Duration
1 Days
Duration
1 Days
Price: $99 VIEW DETAILS

How to Supervise People

1 Session – 1-2 Hours of Interactive Training (CD-ROM) Managing, supervising - you could be the worl...
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Quality Focused Supervision

Build morale and productivity through engaged leadership. Your managers will learn to build supervisory skills that maintain discipline and command respect, without creating resentment.<br><br> This c...
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Managing Conflict Resolution

"Managing Conflict Resolution" is an insightful and eye opening workshop designed to equip participants with the essential skills and techniques necessary to build confidence in confronting conflict....
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Project Management for the Accidental Project Manager - A Basic How to Approach

Practical advice and a simple process for successfully planning and keeping your projects on track
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1 Days
Duration
1 Days
Price: $199 VIEW DETAILS

HR 101 for New Managers

How to Avoid Management Mistakes that Can Spark Lawsuits
Duration
1 Days
Duration
1 Days
Price: $199 VIEW DETAILS

Demystifying Blockchain for Managers

This webinar explores the components of Blockchain and how they fit together, as well as their impact on success in a Blockchain-enabled economy....
Duration
1 Days
Duration
1 Days
Price: $199 VIEW DETAILS

Crash Course for New Managers

Get Your Management Career Off On the Right Foot
Duration
1 Days
Duration
1 Days
Price: $199 VIEW DETAILS

Time Management Focus and Practices for Greater Results

Learn focus techniques and practices you can immediately put in place for greater results in managing your time efficiently....
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QDRO Training & Certification Program

Our QDRO Training & Certification Program provides details on Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (Q...
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Price: $599 VIEW DETAILS
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30 minutes
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30 minutes
Price: $74 VIEW DETAILS
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30 minutes
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30 minutes
Price: $74 VIEW DETAILS
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23 minutes
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23 minutes
Price: $74 VIEW DETAILS
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30 minutes
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30 minutes
Price: $74 VIEW DETAILS
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19 minutes
Duration
19 minutes
Price: $74 VIEW DETAILS
Duration
1 Days
Duration
1 Days
Price: $199 VIEW DETAILS

Manager Quick Start: Essential Management

Manager Quick Start: Essential Management
Duration
300 minutes
Duration
300 minutes
Price: $249 VIEW DETAILS

How to be a Successful Manager as an Introvert

Practical tips to raise your visibility even if you're not a schmoozer
Duration
1 Days
Duration
1 Days
Price: $199 VIEW DETAILS

Manager Quick Start: Developing Business Literacy

Manager Quick Start: Developing Business Literacy
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280 minutes
Duration
280 minutes
Price: $249 VIEW DETAILS
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28 minutes
Duration
28 minutes
Price: $74 VIEW DETAILS
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30 minutes
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30 minutes
Price: $74 VIEW DETAILS
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26 minutes
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26 minutes
Price: $74 VIEW DETAILS
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29 minutes
Duration
29 minutes
Price: $74 VIEW DETAILS

Manager Quick Start: Analytical Thinking Training

Manager Quick Start: Analytical Thinking Training
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260 minutes
Duration
260 minutes
Price: $249 VIEW DETAILS

First Time Manager Supervisor Essentials

First Time Manager Supervisor Essentials Bundle
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3
Price: $139 VIEW DETAILS

Be a Better Supervisor

Be a Better Supervisor
# of Courses
9
Price: $165 VIEW DETAILS

Excelling as a Manager or Supervisor

Excelling as a Manager or Supervisor
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9
Price: $59 VIEW DETAILS

Supervisors Success Secrets

Supervisors Success Secrets
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18
Price: $79 VIEW DETAILS

Managing in Difficult Times and Change

Managing in Difficult Times and Change Bundle
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4
Price: $169 VIEW DETAILS

Leveraging Key Management Techniques

Leveraging Key Management Techniques Bundle
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8
Price: $169 VIEW DETAILS

Thinking Strategically and Managing Risk

Thinking Strategically and Managing Risk Bundle
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10
Price: $199 VIEW DETAILS

Conflict Resolution in the Workplace

Conflict Resolution in the Workplace
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18
Price: $120 VIEW DETAILS

Managing in Difficult Times

Managing in Difficult Times Bundle
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8
Price: $199 VIEW DETAILS

Listening Skills for Successful Negotiations

Listening Skills for Successful Negotiations
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6
Price: $60 VIEW DETAILS

Advanced Management Skills

Advanced Management Skills Bundle
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9
Price: $229 VIEW DETAILS

Unleashing Creativity in the Workplace

Unleashing Creativity in the Workplace
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2
Price: $99 VIEW DETAILS

Workplace Harassment Prevention

Workplace Harassment Prevention
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6
Price: $219 VIEW DETAILS

Microsoft System Center 2016 - Configuration, Performance, and Management

Microsoft System Center 2016 - Configuration, Performance, and Management
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14
Price: $359 VIEW DETAILS

Essentials of Facilitating

Essentials of Facilitating
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3
Price: $139 VIEW DETAILS

Advanced Management Skills Part 1

Advanced Management Skills Part 1
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5
Price: $199 VIEW DETAILS

VMware vSphere 6.5 - Advanced Management

VMware vSphere 6.5 - Advanced Management
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24
Price: $329 VIEW DETAILS

Crisis Communication for Managers

Crisis communication is a sub-specialty of the public relations profession that is designed to protect and defend an individual, company, or organization facing a public challenge to its reputation....
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12
Price: $79 VIEW DETAILS

Harassment

Harassment
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22
Price: $199 VIEW DETAILS

Talent and Professional Relationships Management Techniques

Talent and Professional Relationships Management Techniques
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5
Price: $199 VIEW DETAILS

Advanced Management Skills Part 2

Advanced Management Skills Part 2
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5
Price: $199 VIEW DETAILS

Business Essentials eLearning Library

Business Essentials Library
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349
Price: $1000 VIEW DETAILS

Finding Success Through Effective Delegation

Finding Success Through Effective Delegation
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3
Price: $139 VIEW DETAILS

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 - Implementing a Data Warehouse

Microsoft SQL Server 2014 - Implementing a Data Warehouse
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19
Price: $434 VIEW DETAILS

Delegation Essentials

Delegation Essentials
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5
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TrainUp.com is your one-stop source for the best virtual supervisor training and live courses nationwide. Start your search now and browse among 45 live instructor-led supervisor training classes near you, from the industry's best supervisor training companies such as SkillSoft, American Management Association International, and National Seminars TrainUp.com also lists more than 223 self-paced online supervisor training courses, micro-learning videos, and eLearning bundles. If you have a team to train, we can conduct a course just for you. Check out our onsite on-site supervisor training page to request a custom virtual or in-person training quote today.

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Supervisory Courses and Workshops

Generally, supervisors take personal responsibility for the evaluation and training of employees.  A supervisor is a manager, overseer, coordinator or administrator who trains, gives instruction to and is held responsible for a team of employees. Supervisors are leaders and can serve as management liaisons to fill positions and make big decisions and leadership is needed to supervise employees.  Supervisors must know the strengths and weaknesses of each member of the staff, the job requirements, as well as how to manage a project from concept to completion.  Due to the rapid pace of organizational change, the role of a Supervisor or New Manager is constantly changing, as the importance of leadership expands.



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Frequently Asked Questions about Supervisor
What training is needed to be a supervisor?

There are many skills needed in order to manage people successfully, all of which can be acquired through training. The main training courses needed are communication, resolving team conflicts, as well as leadership classes focused on building trust and respect as a leader. Supervisors will also need to seek training over critical thinking, and programs that teach participants how to develop strong interpersonal skills, emotional intelligence, and courses that provide knowledge about diversity and generational differences within the workplace.

How can I be a better supervisor in training?

Becoming a better supervisor in training is a broad way of saying, “How do I become a better supervisor?” A Supervisor in training is being prepared to manage individuals and responsibilities that require leadership skills, as well as strong communication, problem solving, and team-oriented skills to help you prepare for a supervisor role. The road to becoming a better supervisor in training requires training, building a solid foundation of skills to succeed as a supervisor. You will need to learn the supervisor skills for your current position in order to succeed as a supervisor.

What are the 5 roles of a supervisor?

To really understand the role of supervisor, it is important to recognize that a supervisor has different responsibilities than a manger. The five main supervisory roles include, in no particular order, educator, sponsor, coach, counselor, and director. When onboarding new employees, or updating exisitng employees when policies change, you are acting as an educator. When acting as a sponsor, you are providing opportunities for employees to show their skills and strengths. When you encourage and check-in with employees you are acting as a coach, and when an employee’s problems impact their job performance and you must sit down with them and address this, you are acting as a counselor. After you have already educated, coached, and counseled, and the performance problems continue, you must then assume the role of director and formally communicate consequenses to the employee, often involving a representative from HR in the converstation, in an effort to correct their actions.

What makes you a good supervisor?

There are many opinions relating to what makes a good supervisor. Almost everyone agrees however, that a good supervisor is someone who shares their wisdom, knowledge and experience with their employees, understands the value of their employees, and treats employees with care and respect. The ability to delegate, communicate, and adapt to changes are also key skills that define a sucessful and respectable supervisor.

What is supervisory management training?

Supervisory management training is a course, or program of multiple courses, designed to prepare managers and supervisors for managing people and time in the workplace. Supervisory management training aims to train people to work in a supervisory role and effectively manage people within a company, with the end goal of increasing employee engagement, satisfaction, retention, and productivity.

What are supervisory skills?

There are several important skills that all supervisors must acquire in order to manage people successfully. The main skills needed are the ability to clearly communicate, resolve team conflicts, as well as lead effectively and build trust as a leader. Supervisors will also need to demostrate critical thinking, develop strong interpersonal skills, as well as possess emotional intelligence and an understanding of diversity and generational differences within the workplace.

What are qualities of a good supervisor?

There are many opinions relating to what qualities make a good supervisor. Almost everyone agrees however, that a good supervisor is someone who shares their wisdom, knowledge and experience with their employees, understands the value of their employees, and treats employees with care and respect. The ability to delegate, communicate, and adapt to changes are also key qualities that define a sucessful and respectable supervisor.

What are the roles and responsibilities of supervisor?

To best understand the roles of a supervisor, it is important to recognize that a supervisor has different responsibilities than a general manger. There are five main supervisory roles, which include educator, sponsor, coach, counselor, and director. When onboarding new employees, or updating exisitng employees when policies change, you are acting as an educator. When acting as a sponsor, you are providing opportunities for employees to show their skills and strengths. When you encourage and check-in with employees you are acting as a coach, and when an employee’s problems impact their job performance and you must sit down with them and address this, you are acting as a counselor. After you have already educated, coached, and counseled, and the performance problems continue, you must then assume the role of director and formally communicate consequenses to the employee, often involving a representative from HR in the converstation, in an effort to correct their actions.

What is the main role of a supervisor?

The main goal of a supervisor is to ensure productivity and oversee the actions of a small group of employees. A supervisor must respond to employee concerns, while keeping them focused on specific tasks as assigned. A supervisor must clearly communicate expectations and deadlines, while motivating and encouraging employees to adhere to those expectations and timelines.

How can I be a supervisor or manager?

Becomming a manager or supervisor requires training. Management is absolutely a learned skill. Management skills combine activities such as business planning, decision-making, problem-solving, communication, delegation, and time management. These are skills that managers can be trained on through structured management and leadership programs, like the management and supervisor courses found on TrainUp.com

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