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The Effective Supervisor - Building Strategies for Success

Duration: 2 Days

This is a two-day, instructor-led training solution that focuses in developing the practical skills that supervisors need to be more effective on the job. This course is soft skill based.

NOW available in virtual classroom training!

Classroom The Effective Supervisor - Building Strategies for Success
Registration fee per person: $519.00
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  • In-person training sessions at a place near you

This training can also be delivered exclusively for your team online or in-person at your premises at a convenient date & time.

Talk to us for availability and pricing at 1 877 494 WSPS (9777)

Training Overview

The Effective Supervisor: Building Strategies for Success considers the day-to-day context in which supervisors perform their role & brings to life the concepts associated with "organizing the work & its performance" as referenced in the definition of a competent person. This course goes beyond awareness of the legal roles & responsibilities of supervisors & engages participants in identifying real-life challenges and solutions.

This solution is replacing: The Effective Supervisor (2 days) (event ID: 17887)

WSPS virtual courses are delivered via Adobe Connect or Microsoft Teams.  Platform specifics will be communicated at time of registration.

What topics will be covered?
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We have revised & revamped the original Effective Supervisor course & have added new content such as:

  • Mental health
  • Conflict resolution
  • Human Rights
  • Progressive discipline
  • Violence and harassment
  • What to do if an injury happens
  • Workers with disabilities
What are the benefits?
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We have revised & revamped the original Effective Supervisor course & have added new content such as:

  • Identify and describe the role of a supervisor
  • Describe the legal duties & responsibilities of a supervisor
  • Describe how people are different & how diversity affects the supervisor's role
  • Demonstrate various methods of communication
  • Describe how to set-up & run a meeting or staff huddle
  • Describe how to orient a new worker
  • Demonstrate good coaching skills
  • Define mental health & describe how it impacts the workplace
  • Summarize supervisor approaches that promote mental health
  • Describe the role of the supervisor in ensuring that human rights in the workplace are maintained
  • Demonstrate how to manage conflict
  • Describe how to implement progressive discipline measures in your workplace
  • Describe a supervisor's responsibility for dealing with workplace violence and harassment
  • Describe what to do if an injury happens
  • Describe the principles of work reintegration & the supervisor's role
  • Describe the supervisor's role in accommodating workers with disabilities

Who is this recommended for?
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  • Individuals currently in supervisory positions either newly appointed or experienced
  • Individuals who would like to become supervisors
  • Managers, HR personnel, CEO, Owners
What are the prerequisites?
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Advised Pre-requisite: Supervisor Responsibilities and Due Diligence

In order to get the most value from the Effective Supervisor: Building Strategies for Success it is recommended that participants are familiar with workplace health and safety law regarding supervisor's duties and responsibilities. This can be achieved by attending training such as either of the following WSPS courses:

How can training be delivered?
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This course is delivered in a public classroom, either in-person and/or virtually.

Private delivery is available for employees in your workplace, either in-person or virtually. Please contact Customer Care at 905-614-1400 or 1-877-494-WSPS (9777) for more information about private training options.

Important: Requirements for virtual training
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Virtual Training is currently available in English only.

Participant requirements for virtual include a webcam, capable hardware, software & internet. Our virtual courses are delivered via Adobe Connect or Microsoft Teams Webinar. Specific platform details for this course will be shared upon registration.

Please view the Virtual Training Frequently Asked Questions for more details on virtual delivery.

Group Discounts
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The cost is based on the total number of seats purchased.

Total Seats
3-5 participants
6-9 participants 15%
10+ participants 20%

To qualify for group discounts:

  1. Participants must be from the same organization
  2. Participants must register for the same course. However, course dates and locations can vary; CSA/WSPS courses excluded
  3. Registrations must be received by WSPS at the same time