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Leadership Skills for Supervisors Course Details

This one-day workshop will help you teach participants how to:

  • Learn ways to prioritize, plan, and manage their time.
  • Identify their primary leadership style and techniques for maximizing that style.
  • Develop more flexibility to use other leadership styles.
  • Search for ways to overcome communication barriers.
  • Determine ways they can meet the needs of employees and co-workers through communication and coaching.
  • Explore ways to engage in productive rather than toxic debate, and to make conflict a powerful force for creative, well-rounded solutions to problems.


Managers, business owners and team leaders. Anyone new to team leadership would benefit.


A level of experience in small team leadership would be helpful but any interaction in a business environment is necessary. No specific skills apart from a desire to learn how to better one's leadership skills.


1 Day


$198.00 If you are currently resident in South Africa you will need to pay VAT at 14%.   *Discount available

Note: information may change without notice.

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About Leadership Skills for Supervisors

This course will help you to coach, motivate and communicate better with your subordinates.

Course Outline

Course Overview

The first part of the day is spent clarifying and identifying personal learning objectives.


Pre-Assignment Review

Participants review their pre-assignment, which asked them to evaluate where they currently are as a leader and where they want to go.


Identifying Leadership Style

Participants complete a self-assessment to help them identify their leadership style.


Understanding Leadership

This session explores several different leadership models, including Situational Leadership II® and servant leadership.  Aspects of people management such as onboarding, orientation, and performance management is covered.


Managing Your Time and Your Energy

Participants focus on techniques on self-management: how to get organized, set goals, and manage theirs and other's time.


The Commitment Curve

Participants are introduced to the commitment curve and discuss how to use it to build employee engagement.


Employee Development Models

This session focuses on giving participants a model for effective coaching. “You” and “I” messages will also be discussed, along with the consequences and benefits matrix.


Dealing with Conflict and Difficult Issues

Seven effective techniques for resolving conflict is discussed in this session.

What Successful Leaders Do

The course wraps up with a look at practices of successful leaders and organizations with an encouragement and motivation for delegates to continue to learn and develop communication and leadership skills.


Delivery Method

Instructor Led classroom based training. Scheduled classes are normally held in Woodmead - near to Sandton in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Stationary and textbook included. Refreshments, including 2 tea breaks and a cooked meal for lunch are provided for full time courses. Light finger meals are supplied for part time courses.

Scheduled Dates

To apply for a booking, click on the relevant "Book Here" link below.
Note: places are only fully secured once payment has been made.

Start DateDuration 
Thu 30 Mar 20171 daysClosed
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Tue 25 Apr 20171 daysBook Here
Wed 30 Aug 20171 daysBook Here


For clients who want to enjoy the convenience of public transport, consider the Gautrain. Our training premises in Woodmead is located near the Morning Glenn Mall Bus Stop. If organised by prior arrangement we will collect delegates from the afore mentioned bus stop at no extra charge. Direction to the bus stop are as follows:

Take the Gautrain to the Sandton station.
Take the S2 Bus to Morning Glenn Mall.
We will collect you at 8:30 directly from the bus stop.


Please submit a query on the course page and we will be able to advise you on hotels and guest houses close to the training facility.