Management and Leadership Skills for First-time Supervisors and Managers

Management and Leadership Skills for First-time Supervisors and Managers

Did someone in your organization just move up the ladder? This person might be very talented in their previous role; but stepping up to the new one they need training to gain new skills required for their new role. Where do you go to get that? How hard is first-time management training to find?

Moving up is a daunting and a competitive task in today’s world. When someone achieves taking the next step up don’t count them ready till they receive training for their new role. Being a manager is a new ball game for them and the skills it takes can be a hard, long, trial and error learning process. Or you can use a inter-active, hands-on training program that has proven results behind it. This is one reason companies invest in a new manager training program that is focused on management & leadership skills for their first-time supervisors & managers.

Peoplewho accomplish the feat of graduating from a team member tomanager, have little time for jubilation. Managing people and creating a productive environment in the team is not an easy task, and these promotions don’t usually come with ‘settle down’ time with productivity on the line. That’s why it’s important to find a company that is knowledgeable, and has a system to deliver training quickly, efficiently, while remaining cost effective.

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Jim Rohn, an American entrepreneur, author, and motivational speaker said,

“The challenge of leadership is to be strong, but not rude; be kind, but not weak; be bold, but not bully; be thoughtful, but not lazy; be humble, but not timid; be proud, but not arrogant; have humor, but without folly.”

This quote tells us that what is required from a manager with their management & leadership skills. When we equipped first time managers and supervisors with these specialized skills, they are better prepared to meet the challenges of managing a team. Once they step into the mindset of the job as a manager, they might encounter the following challenges:

  • Issues between team members
  • Knowing how to recognize, inspire and encourage team members
  • Conduct performance reviews in a fair manner
  • Procuring resources on contingent basis
  • Using emotional intelligence to handle team members
  • Using effective communication within the team

Organizations that are well aware of these challenges are wise and take time to invest in new manager training to help first-time supervisors and managers acquire and build their skills. They know by investing in their teams, they ensure a long term relationship that helps the company grow.

There is many training organizations offering‘high-powered new manager training’that end up being no better than a slideshow on YouTube. Finding a great new management training program helps ensure your first time managers get he actual hands-on training they need to help the company reach new heights.

One such company is Encore Consulting Group, they can be reached at

With Encore’s customized, one-day, First Time Manager Training Program they help develop your first-time managers and supervisors in the following skills:

  • Empowering and motivating a team
  • Establishing accountability
  • Building trust-based relationships
  • Handling conflicts
  • Maintaining high morale
  • Effective communication
  • Productive time management

With all this in mind, Encore is here to help ease the new stress for first-time managers and supervisors in your organization. With much consideration towards your organization’s time and money, their training programs canhelp kick start your new managers on a journey to master their managerial skills. Gain a partner in training, not just a vendor.

Author BIO

Trushar Mody is a role model who has extended himself to help others along their own journeys.He works from his passion of helping people live their lives with purpose and without fear.He is a managing partner and senior trainer at Encore Consulting Group.

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