Essential Skills for Supervisors

Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:30pm
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Nonprofit WebAdvisor
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Being promoted to supervise others is an exciting, challenging and rewarding opportunity. For many nonprofit supervisors, this role comes with little preparation. Yesterday, you were providing services directly to your clients. Today, you’re supervising employees and volunteers who were your peers—while implementing steps and accountability to meet organizational goals and keep your nonprofit on track with its mission. An open mind, persistence and perseverance certainly help during the transition period. But also key to your success is gaining key skills and understanding how to navigate your new responsibilities. Join Lynn Ivey, nonprofit consultant, as she shares ways to build on your talents and experiences to enhance your success as a supervisor. Whether you are a new supervisor or one with more time in the position, you will gain information and ideas to enhance your performance as a supervisor.


Just a sampling of what this webinar will cover:

  • The first steps to take with staff
  • Your duties and responsibilities
  • Your management style
  • Key skills for managing performance
  • How to enhance your communications skills
  • How to coach staff to success
  • How to survive change
  • How to have a positive motivating environment
  • How to interview for success
  • Generational differences
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