Transition to Supervision

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CMPW 8003

Have you recently been promoted to a new position as a manager or supervisor?

Transitioning into a new position of authority means many unique challenges including new responsibilities and learning new skills.

This course is designed to help newly promoted and soon to be promoted supervisors comprehend the challenges and exciting opportunities of making a transition to a leadership role.

The course was specifically designed to address the needs of anyone who is new to managing others. What you learn in this class will equip you with a powerful new set of skills, strategies, and techniques for dealing with the issues you will encounter as you take on your new position and move forward in your career.

Goals of this workshop:

  • To assist new and newly promoted supervisors understand the importance of effective leadership and constructive feedback in their supervisory role
  • To enable them to give and receive feedback effectively
  • To help them understand what really motivates their employees and themselves
  • To help them distinguish between coaching and counselling employees and to help them develop skills in both areas
  • To provide them with strategies to deal with difficult employees
  • To help them apply the skills of active listening, e.g. open-ended probes, reflective statements
  • To identify mistakes supervisors commonly make in performance management
  • To apply appropriate development strategies for the different levels of employee performance

Who should attend?

Newly promoted and soon to be promoted supervisors.





November 8-9, 2017 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Saint John, NB $695 +HST Register now
May 10-11, 2018 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Fredericton, NB $695 +HST Register now


Terry Fearon founded his LMI Canada business and has served as President since its’ incorporation in 1999. Terry is based in Fredericton and operates throughout Atlantic Canada.

To his consultative and executive coaching roles, Terry brings over twenty-five years of personal, organizational and leadership development. He has enjoyed senior management roles in Canada and the U.S. with Canadian Pacific Ltd., Chrysler Corp. and CSX International. During that time he has received numerous business and leadership awards including Chrysler’s Director’s Award 1996 (Recognition of Excellence) and LMI’s 2002 Motivator of the Year for Canada.

Terry was one of the founding content architects of University of New Brunswick’s Renaissance College (Leadership Studies Degree) as well as Leadership Fredericton. He remains active with both. He is also involved with Chamber, Enterprise and business association events throughout the Atlantic Region. Church duties and other charities also keep him occupied. Education includes Civil Engineering at UNB and Industrial Engineering at Humber College.

For more information

Tel.: 506-453-3503 / Toll Free: 1-866-599-4646

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