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Supervision - Effective Communication Skills

Workplace Supervision
Free Course
Learn more about communication and employment in Supervision.
  • Duration

    1-2 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

  • Responsive





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As a supervisor, it is important for you to be able to effectively communicate with your staff members and this also includes knowing how to listen to your staff. The course Supervision - Effective Communication Skills teaches you valuable information that will improve your listening and communication skills. You will be given numerous tips to help strengthen your listening skills, including how to follow the blinking word.

This course also teaches you about effective communication skills during the hiring process. You will learn about the types of questions that you should ask in an interview, as well as the types of questions that you cannot ask. You will learn about the selection process and how to successfully plan for hiring a new employee. The course also teaches you about how to welcome a new employee to a company, how to set team goals and the five recommended conversations with a new employee.

This course will be of great interest to those who have already completed Alison’s Introduction to Supervision course and also those hoping to climb the career ladder to become a supervisor.

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After completing this Supervision course, you will:

  • List tips that will help you to become a better listener.
  • Explain the technique behind the ‘blinking word’.
  • Discuss what to look for when recruiting employees.
  • List the steps for the most effective hiring process.
  • Describe some tips for good reference checks.
  • Explain the function of a prioritization grid.
  • Discuss the five recommended conversations with a new employee.
  • Explain the selection process.

All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Certificate course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Certificate course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

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Course Reviews

Issa S.
one year ago
Issa S.

it wasn't easy

Shaji K.
one year ago
Shaji K.

Excellent course, I really liked the course format. Very simple but very comprehensive and easy to use it in the practical life.

Jannesha M.
one year ago
Jannesha M.

Lots of useful information. Thanks for suggesting this course.

Timothy B.
one year ago
Timothy B.

It is a very good course. It has broaden my knowledge in Communication Skills. I have started practicing it at my work place. Thank you Alison.

Rita W.
one year ago
Rita W.

I learned thing I didn't know

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