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Supervisors Toolkit: Stepping Up to Supervisor

Workers' Compensation Trust
47 Barnes Industrial Park Road
Wallingford, CT 06492

Members: $50 per person
Self Insured Clients: $75 per person

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Class Limit 75; 3 attendees per organization

Often in organizations, when openings arise for managers and supervisors, individual contributors from the department are selected for the role but given little or no training. It can be challenging for new supervisors to make the shift into management. This session addresses topics to assist in the transition to a supervisory role.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Distancing oneself from former peers
  • Setting boundaries
  • Interpersonal communication skills
  • Coaching
  • Providing constructive feedback
  • Dealing with conflict
  • Building teams
  • Knowing when to involve one's manager

Newly appointed Managers and Supervisors

Calvin Morgan, Vice President, Learning Dynamics

Calvin has more than 30 years’ experience in employee relations, training and executive coaching. He has designed and delivered training programs in such areas as diversity, presentation skills, business ethics, sexual harassment, communication, workplace violence awareness, and customer service. He has also coached executives, managers and individual contributors in improving their presentation skills. He has worked with clients in the banking, insurance, manufacturing, pharmaceutical, utility, and retail industries. 

Calvin holds a B.S. degree in Human Services from the University of Southern New Hampshire. He has competed in Toastmasters International “World Championship of Public Speaking,” winning second place and a spot in the Toastmasters Hall of Fame. Calvin is also an adjunct professor with Post University and Briarwood College. Additionally, Calvin is Vice President of the Connecticut Commission for the Advancement of Diversity, a member of the American Association of Blacks in Energy, and a graduate of Leadership Greater Hartford.


3.25 CEUs from LeadingAge CT