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Introduction to Supervising & Leading a Team

Having an effective team around you is crucial; however, supervising other people is an area that is often left to chance. This can lead to de-motivated individuals that do not feel part of the business and consequently do not perform to their full potential. This course will look at what it takes to supervise and lead an effective team and how you can get the best out of the people in your team by understanding the role of supervisor or team leader, both personally and from the point of view of your team.

Entry requirements

This course is suitable if you are newly appointed or soon-to-be promoted to a supervisor or team leader position.

Course content

During the course you will:

  • Develop clear ways to communicate goals and objectives to your team, ensuring you have a common goal
  • Learn how to motivate and develop your team to continuously improve performance
  • Create a common purpose by effectively communicating objectives
  • Develop your own confidence to deal with difficult and challenging situations.

During the course you will cover topics including:

  • The roles and responsibilities of the supervisor
  • How to lead, communicate organise, plan and control
  • Meeting the expectations of your team
  • SMART goals and objectives
  • Utilising different styles for different situations
  • Motivating and coaching others
  • Effective delegation
  • Delivering feedback.

Assessment methods

There is no formal assessment for this course. On successful completion you will receive a College attendance certificate.

Additional information

Lunch is included in the course fee.

Course information & how to book

This course runs on multiple occasions. Choose the date most appropriate for you.

Select the 'Enrol' button to book on to this course online. Please note: after registering you will be taken to the payment page where you will need to pay for your course.

LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
2 days 27/09/2016 Tue, Wed 9.30 am - 4.30 pm £350 Cauldwell Street W017S1 Course in progress
2 days 14/02/2017 Tue, Wed 9.30 am - 4.30 pm £350 Cauldwell Street W017S2 Course in progress
2 days 06/06/2017 Tue, Wed 9.30 am - 4.30 pm £350 Cauldwell Street W017S3 Enrol

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Additional Learning Support
If you have a specific learning difficulty or disability, problems with English and Maths, are deaf or hearing impaired, or missing the essential skills needed to complete your course, our Additional Learning Support team are on hand to give you assistance whenever you need it.  Find out more.

Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome Support
At Bedford College, we are committed to developing the provision for students on the autistic spectrum, including Asperger’s Syndrome.  Find out more.

Accessibility
We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.
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