Getting Started in Management – Training for Supervisors/Team Leads

Start Date

22/04/2024 9:30 am


4-days Online 9.30am-12.30pm April 22nd, 29th, May 13th & 20th




ITOL Digital Certificate


Training for Supervisors course

Programme  Overview

This 2-day programme (online x 4 workshops) for emerging supervisors/managers is designed to help you develop your management and leadership skills. Develop your ability to lead, motivate and inspire whilst facilitating innovation and change to achieve results. Increase business performance through improved people management and understand a supervisors responsibilities.

Feedback from attendees in 2023:

“Good prepared course, without “water”. All information provided was useful for managers job and relevant. Excellent case studies.”

“Training was to a high standard, and extremely beneficial to me moving forward through my career.”

“I’ve been doing my role for two 2 years in a very busy main dealer workshop with 16 technicians, I thought I’d seen it all till I did this course and saw there is more to see and to improve in my daily job.”

“I learned a lot, it was very effective and interactive training, I recommend it to anyone who is trying to gain more experience and learn the next steps of their career.”

Training Cancellation Policy: Registrants who cancel over 14 days in advance of scheduled training date shall incur no cancellation fee. Registrants who cancel within 14 days of scheduled training date shall incur a cancellation fee equal to 50% of the cost. Registrants who cancel within 24 hours or fail to attend training will be charged 100% of the full fee.

This Rural Enterprise Skillnet programme is co-funded by the Government of Ireland, the European Union, and
network companies.

Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate your personal and professional goals.
  • Understand how to build trust and relationships with the important criteria for effective feedback.
  • Discuss the importance of meeting management and delegating effectively.
  • Enhance your ability to communicate with others in meetings and difficult situations.
  • Learn simple problem-solving techniques that can be applied to all problem types.
  • Discover how you can prepare for and embrace the forces of change.
  • Understand the challenges of management
  • Create an action plan for developing your career as a manager.

Who is this course for?

  • Team Leads
  • Newly promoted employees
  • Supervisors
  • Managers


Content available from

This course is available both in-class (2-days) and online (4 x 3-hour virtual classes), based on demand.

Upcoming Dates: June 5th, 12th, 19th & 26th (Wednesdays)

Trainer Profile

  • Chris McDonagh, Senior Partner and Business Consultant with CMD Group is a much sought-after trainer and speaker in Ireland and the UK.
  • His motivation and enthusiasm together with his high energy level brings life to a classroom and energises the learners. His real-life experiences coupled with his thorough knowledge of the subject matter ensures all learners will gain an abundance of skills that will transfer to the workplace.
  • For the past 25 years he has built up a very successful Training Business in Ireland and the UK. His ability to reach out to everyone regardless of their position or status makes him a trainer of choice.
  • Chris is a Director of the International Federation of Training & Development Organisations and represents Europe on the Board.

Employed Trainee Profile Form

Our training programs are open to all private or commercial semi-state companies based in the Republic of Ireland.

Getting Started in Management – Training for Supervisors/Team Leads

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