Principles and Best Practices of Supervision

August 7, 2024
08:00 AM PDT | 11:00 AM EDT
90 Minutes
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What does it mean "to supervise"? What are the core principles and roles and responsibilities of a supervisor?

How can I communicate effectively, to support facilitating my team members' motivation and to build our team? How does my style influence my effectiveness? What ethical principles do I need to consider? How do I deal with the everyday challenges of supervising? Come laugh, listen and learn as Chris DeVany leads us through answering these questions, as we learn how to supervise even more effectively!

Why should you Attend: By participating, you will learn and understand how to apply to your work:
  • Defining supervision
  • The core principles of supervision
  • The roles and responsibilities of a supervisor
  • How to communicate effectively
  • The keys to motivating your team members
  • How to effectively build you team
  • Understanding your supervisory style
  • How to supervise ethically
  • Dealing effectively with everyday supervisory challenges
  • An understanding of contemporary issues in supervision
Would you like to understand better how to supervise effectively?

What about learning techniques for motivating your team members?

How about understanding your supervisory style?

Would you like to be able to apply effective techniques for building your team?

If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, then come laugh, listen and learn as Chris DeVany leads us all through answering these important questions, as we learn how to supervise even more effectively!

Areas Covered in the Session:
  • Defining supervision
  • Core principles of supervision
  • Roles and responsibilities of a supervisor
  • Effective communication
  • Motivation and Team-Building
  • Developing a supervisory style
  • Ethical considerations
  • Challenges in supervision
  • Contemporary issues in supervision
  • Tools and resources

Who Will Benefit:
  • CEO
  • Senior Vice President
  • Vice President
  • Executive Director
  • Managing Director
  • Regional Vice President
  • Area Supervisor
  • Manager

Chris DeVany is the founder and president of Pinnacle Performance Improvement Worldwide, a firm which focuses on management and organization development. Pinnacle's clients include global organizations such as Visa International, Cadence Design Systems, Coca Cola, Sprint, Microsoft, Aviva Insurance, Schlumberger and over 500 other organizations in 22 countries. He also has consulted to government agencies from the United States, the Royal Government of Saudi Arabia, Canada, Cayman Islands and the United Kingdom.

He has published numerous articles in the fields of surviving mergers and acquisitions, surviving change, project management, management, sales, team-building, leadership, ethics, customer service, diversity and work-life balance, in publications ranging from ASTD/Performance In Practice to Customer Service Management. His book, "90 Days to a High-Performance Team", published by McGraw Hill and often accompanied by in-person, facilitated instruction, has helped and continues to help thousands of executives, managers and team leaders improve performance.

He has appeared hundreds of times on radio and television interview programs to discuss mergers and acquisitions (how to manage and survive them), project management, sales, customer service, effective workplace communication, management, handling rapid personal and organizational change and other topical business issues.

He has served or is currently serving as a board member of the International Association of Facilitators, Sales and Marketing Executives International, American Management Association, American Society of Training and Development, Institute of Management Consultants, American Society of Association Executives, Meeting Professionals International and National Speakers Association. Chris is an award-winning Toastmaster's International Competition speaker. He recently participated in the Fortune 500 Annual Management Forum as a speaker, panelist and seminar leader.

Chris has distinguished himself professionally by serving multiple corporations as manager and trainer of sales, operations, project management, IT, customer service and marketing professionals. Included among those business leaders are Prudential Insurance, Sprint, BayBank (now part of Bank of America), US Health Care and Marriott Corporation.

He has assisted these organizations in mergers and acquisitions, facilitating post-merger and acquisition integration, developing project management, sales, customer service and marketing strategies, organizing inbound and outbound call center programs, training and development of management and new hires, and fostering corporate growth through creative change and innovation initiatives.

Chris holds degrees in management studies and organizational behavior from Boston University. He has traveled to 22 countries and 47 states in the course of his career.

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