New Supervisor Training


  • John Jones, John E. Jones was president of Organizational Universe Systems. He is best known for his work on popular experience-based training and consulting handbooks used by trainers around the world.
  • Chris Chen, Chris W. Chen is an organization effectiveness manager with Sempra Energy, a Fortune 500 company in California. He also runs his own consulting business, specializing in leadership training.

The Trainer’s Workshop Series is designed to be a practical, hands-on roadmap to help you quickly develop training in key business areas. Each book in the series offers all the exercises, handouts, assessments, structured experiences and ready-to-use presentations needed to develop effective training sessions. In addition to easy-to-use icons, each book in the series includes a companion CD-ROM with PowerPoint™ presentations and electronic copies of all supporting material featured in the book.New Supervisor Training helps new and experienced supervisors make the transition from individual contributor to leader with ready-made training tools and materials. This guide includes sections on interactive training, evaluation and improvement and provides key skills to new leaders. Contains exercises, handouts, assessments and tools to help you:• set up supervisor training in record time• provide key skills to new leaders• become a more effective and efficient facilitator• ensure training is on target and gets results“Jones and Chen share a wealth of practical experience aimed at the realities of becoming and succeeding as a new supervisor. This is required reading for trainers.”Ed Oxford, Vice President and Director, Leadership, Learning and Performance, Commercial, Government and Industrial Solutions Sector, Motorola, Inc.Other books in this series: Leadership Training, Customer Service Training, New Employee Orientation Training, Leading Change Training.
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Training practitioners/consultants; HR practitioners


Book information

  • Published: April 2006
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-6366-3

Table of Contents

Assessing the Learning Needs of New Supervisors; Designing Interactive Training for New Supervisors; Facilitating New Supervisor Training; Evaluating and Improving New Supervisor Training; Training for Individuals and Small Groups; Half-Day Session; Full-Day Session; Multi-Day Session; Content Modules; Training Instruments and Tools; Structured Experiences; Appendix.