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Supervisory Counseling Skills (part of the managing employee/volunteer perfo...

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Resource Type:Classroom
Training Level:Intermediate
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This training focuses on the skill of supervisory counseling as a method to help improve poor work performance. The counseling approach is distinct from discipline.  This approach is the next step a supervisor would take with an employee if performance coaching does not work. During this training, participants will concentrate on on re-directing an employee’s performance using counseling skills. (This is the second in a series of trainings*.)

This is the second in a series of trainings about managing employee performance.
Learning Objectives:

1.Review reasons why poor performance isn’t addressed.
2.Define impacts of continued poor performance.
3.Discuss importance of identifying previous corrective measures/results.
4.Define counseling.
5.Analyze deficiency/cause and define problem.
6.Examine and apply an approach to counseling.

Background reading for this training: One Minute Manager by Blanchard and Johnson.

*This is one in a series of trainings on managing employee/volunteer performance. The suggested follow-up trainings are "Improving Work Habits" and "Coaching for Successful Performance."

Recommended Use

This workshop is for executive directors, office managers, and anyone who supervises employees, volunteers or committee members.

Is Fee?Yes
Content Areas:
  • Volunteers
  • HR Management - General Staff Recruiting, Development, and Retention
Trainer Information:
Skip Brown
phone: OFC 717-258-3147 CELL 717 439-3687

Skip Brown is CONNECTSYNERGY’s owner and principal consultant. Skip provides results-based organizational development and training services. These include virtual workshops and long-term on site consulting tailored to your needs. Skip specializes in helping your organization work together. Skip’s passion is helping staff, the executive director, board, committees, and volunteers achieve the mission of the agency. Skip’s expertise helps your organization: (1) determine your priorities, (2) develop your best structure, (3) improve working relationships, and (4) apply effective ways to measure your organization’s success.


Skip Brown, M.A., ConnectSynergy

“Turning Problems into Solutions Together”

Organizational Planning...Organizational Training

Box 164, Boiling Springs, PA  17007 

Office 717 258-3147 Cell 717 439-3687