Stepping into Management Programme (Joint Supervisory Skills)

THIS PROGRAMME IS CURRENTLY UNDER REVIEW.  THE NEW PROGRAMME ALONG WITH DATES WILL BE ADVERTISED HERE IN DUE COURSE – 17.01.2019

 

What is it?

A programme to assist first line managers from across public and third sectors in the North East of Scotland to help deliver even better services to local people through the way they manage people.

Who should attend?

This modular programme is set against the backdrop of public sector reforms and challenges.

What are the objectives?

 

The programme aims to:

  • Help participants develop their supervisory knowledge, skills and behaviours and
  • Create sustainable networks of learning and support across public and third sectors.

The programme will benefit those who are new to supervision and management or first line managers who want to refresh their skills and techniques in a collaborative environment. The programme is limited to 20 places for first line managers in the public and third sectors in the North East.

What does it involve?

The programme consists of 5 modules delivered over 3 consecutive days.  These modules cover the essentials of effective people management and are designed to provide a sound foundation for first line managers as well as an understanding of the shared challenges across sectors.

How much will it cost?

The 5 statutory organisations which co-ordinate this programme have provided the funding so there is no direct cost to individuals. Any associated expenses incurred by participants, eg travel, overnight accommodation etc, require to be paid by the participant’s organisation.

When is it happening?

Programme dates are published on the web site. Below is a sample schedule.

Venue: Programmes take place at a variety of locations, hosted by NELC organisations across the area.

The programme:

Introduction
(Day 1)
The Role of the Supervisor 0900–0915
Module 1
(Day 1)
Coaching and Mentoring Skills for Managers 0915–1215
Module 2
(Day 1)
Managing Performance 1245–1600
Module 3
(Day 2)
Managing Change 0900–1215
Module 4
(Day 2)
Managing Health and Safety 1245 – 1600
Module 5
(Day 3)
Managing a positive working environment

Practical Session

0900–1215

1245 – 1415

Close
(Day 3)
Reflection/next steps 1415 – 1500

NB Participants are required to attend all modules to complete the programme