Alberta Council of Disability Services

Supervisory Skills

Type Synopsis Region Link/Contacts
Course Great Supervision: Three levels that is practical in focus and specifically for human service organizations. Courses are regularly scheduled in Edmonton and Calgary and may be arranged in other locations. Provincial

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Certificate Supervisory Development certificate program has provided existing, prospective and new supervisors with the essential theory and skills required to be effective leaders within their organizations. Edmonton Click to visit website
Certificate Supervisor/Manager Facilitation Skills: This certificate program has been developed in response to the need for program and project managers to become more effective communicators, leaders and negotiators. The program includes provides "hands on" practice with facilitation tools. The tools are used to help groups achieve results and facilitate effective meetings. Edmonton Click to visit website
Workshop Keldar Leadership Solutions offers a wide range of 1/2 day workshops to help enhance your organization's productivity. These workshops cover both system training as well as skill development for team members and leaders.
Each workshop takes approximately 3-4 hours to deliver and participants receive a workbook with each session. Workshops include:
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Giving and Receiving Feedback
  • Performance Reviews that Really Work
  • Selecting and Retaining Great Staff
  • Goal Setting
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Workshop Person-Centred Supervision is a partnership process that creates respectful and supportive climate enabling people to understand and support each other well.
The strategies and tools used in this workshop by Centerpoint Facilitation promote listening and creative thinking. The course covers the following areas:
  1. Purpose: What do we want to achieve through supervision?
  2. People: How do we work together in supervision?
  3. Process: How do we develop an agenda for supervision? What is the process for supervision? How do we record our sessions?
  4. Progress: How can we review our progress? What else can we try?

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Katherine Fleming

Online Creating a Culture That Rewards Performance - After completing this webinar, you will be able to apply its principles to increase your effectiveness as a leader and a follower at work, at home and in any other organizational setting. Provincial Click to visit website
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New Era Technology offers leadership and soft-skills training on a variety of subjects including a 1-day course for new supervisors. Upon completion of this course, students will know how 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.
  • Find ways to overcome communication barriers.
  • Meet the needs of employees and co-workers through communication and coaching.
  • Engage in productive rather than toxic debate, and to make conflict a powerful force for creative, well-rounded solutions to problems.
New Era's Non-Profit Voucher Program allows organizations in the non-profit sector over 40% off the regular cost of computer application, soft skills courses and technical training. New Era Soft Skills courses retail for $395 and are available at $237/training course/day.
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