Kerrin is the Operations and HR Director.Â She has a BA (HDip) Ed from Wits University with majors in English and Psychology and has experience teaching English at high school level and extensive experience training and teaching in general. Kerrin oversees the HR portfolio at Leading Edge. She loves dealing with people and the general well being of the staff and delegates is her primary concern. She also facilitates soft-skills courses in HR, leadership and training. Â She is a qualified SDF (Skills Development Facilitator), having completed the UNISA Certificate in Skills Development Facilitation in 2015 with distinction, and consults to businesses regarding their SDF requirements. She is registered as an HR generalist with the SA Board for People Practices (membership no. 10791). She, together with a team of professional facilitators, project manages customised training solutions for Leading Edge clients from training material development to high-impact facilitated interventions that result in organisational change and leadership growth. She is accredited as a Level 1 Cultural Intelligence Facilitator with The Cultural Intelligence Center. Â
Specific learning objectives include:
Note: information may change without notice.
You will spend the first part of the day getting to know participants and discussing what will take place during the workshop. Students will also have an opportunity to identify their personal learning objectives.
Adjusting to Your Role
To begin, participants will learn some key strategies for new supervisors. Then, they will discuss ways to ease the transition from employee to supervisor, and how to solve common problems.
A Supervisor’s Responsibilities
Next, participants will talk about their responsibilities to themselves, their employer, and their employees.
During this session, participants will learn how to use the urgent-important matrix to plan and prioritize. Participants will also be given a framework for planning.
This session will help participants set SMART goals.
To wrap up the first day, participants will look at different leadership models, including the Direction-Support model.
The Situational Leadership Model
During this session, participants will learn about Paul Hersey’s situational leadership model.
Next, participants will brainstorm ways to deal with four types of employee problems: excessive complaining, laziness, hostility, and over-dependence.
This session will begin looking at teamwork by exploring synergy: when the whole of the team is more than the sum of the parts.
Next, participants will discuss why trust is so important in a team environment, and how to build trust.
This session will educate participants about Tuckman and Jensen’s four stages of team development, and how leaders can help teams at each stage.
During this session, participants will discuss what communication is, what can be a barrier to communication, how to engage in active listening, and how to ask good questions.
The Communication Process
This session will give participants a three-step model to use with employees who are agitated in some way (for example, excited, frustrated, or angry).
Next, participants will talk about three approaches to motivation: the carrot, the whip, and the plant.
During this session, participants will rate their company’s orientation and develop ideas for improvement to bring back to their workplace.
This session will give participants some guidelines for effective training, whether they are the trainer or the trainee.
Giving feedback is one of the most important management tasks, yet many people find it a tricky area. This session will give participants some tools that they can use.
Next, participants will learn about the degrees of delegation and common pitfalls.
Dealing with Conflict
This session will give participants a six-step model to resolve conflict, and a separate model to resolve problems. Then, concepts from the entire workshop will be practiced in a role play.
To wrap up the workshop, participants will learn about various kinds of discipline and what to do if they have to fire an employee.
At the end of the third day, students will have an opportunity to ask questions and fill out an action plan.
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 two tea breaks and a cooked meal for lunch are provided for full time courses. Light finger meals are supplied for part time courses.
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For clients who want to enjoy the convenience of public transport, consider the Gautrain.
For more information you can download the official Gautrain brochure.
The PC hire charge is not applicable if you bring your own notebook.
It is very important that you have full administrator rights to your computer so that any software needed for the course can be installed correctly.
Please ensure that you arrive at least 30min early on the first day of training in order to get your PC setup correctly.
If this is not possible then it will be better to make use of our computer.