• Super-worker to Supervisor Workshop

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    Name: Super-worker to Supervisor Workshop
    Date: April 26, 2017
    Time: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM CDT
    Event Description:
    Overview: Often an above-average worker, i. e., a “Super-worker,” is promoted to a supervisory position. This is a drastic change for an individual who is used to being accountable solely for their own performance but who now is accountable for the performance of others. Frequently, this “Super-worker” is thrown into this new position without training or sufficient guidance. He/she may be own left to their own devices to adjust to this first management position. This engaging one-day workshop is designed to assist the soon-to-be promoted to supervisor, the new supervisor, and even the experienced supervisor to identify the basic challenges, responsibilities and new gratifications of their first management position. If focuses on successful strategies to adjust from being primarily a “doer” to a “communicator.” Who should attend: This workshop is ideal for the soon-to-be promoted to supervisor and the newly appointed supervisor. It will also benefit the experienced supervisory in reflecting upon their learning “in the school of hard knocks” to understand their experiences were fairly typical. The principles concepts and strategies presented in this workshop have broad applicability for front-line supervisors in both the private and public sectors. How you will benefit: • Identify the three major challenges in transitioning from “Super-worker” to Supervisor and how to effectively adjust to these challenges. • Understand the “Full-Spectrum” of human performance in the workplace and its implications for management. • Identify your personal Leadership/Motivation/Management preference and how to develop a more balanced and flexible approach. • Identify and learn to avoid common pitfalls or DON’TS in everyday, workplace communication. • Identify and learn to utilize effective communication strategies or DO’s in sharing information, explaining concepts and procedures, giving directions providing feedback, conducting meetings and other common workplace communication responsibilities of the supervisor.
    Location:
    201 East Loop Rd Wheaton, IL 60189
    Date/Time Information:
    April 26, 2017 9:00am-4:00pm
    Contact Information:
    Mary LaFleur (630) 682-6030 mlafleur@iit.edu
    Fees/Admission:
    $395
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