How to be a Great Supervisor

How to be a Great Supervisor

February 23, 2022
10:00 am-12:00 pm


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This session is designed for nonprofit leaders that have a supervisory role. Often times, supervisors do not receive formalized performance management training. However, they are expected to be able to build trust, know their roles, responsibilities, and necessary skill sets for them, their supervisees, and the organization to be effective. This session will focus on supervision as a coaching model

At the end of the session, participants will:

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of a supervisor in fostering excellent performance that supports individual and organizational needs.
  • Have learned how to establish a mutually supportive and rewarding partnership with their direct reports.
  • Have identified the qualities of a strong supervision relationship.
  • Know how to establish and communicate expectations using behavioral terms.
  • Know how to create a structure and approach for regular communications.
  • Have learned how to set professional development goals and plans for staff growth and learning.
  • Have learned how to use a coaching approach in supervision.


About the Presenter

Marla Cornelius, MNA

Consultant: Nonprofit Leadership, Management, and Board Governance
Marla Cornelius has partnered with the Greater New Orleans Foundation for several years as the lead trainer for our popular Board Governance Series and several of our leadership programs. Her deep understanding of nonprofits and governance, the challenges facing leaders, and the way that power plays out in organizations enables her to create environments where clients can explore new realities, learn new approaches, and achieve their goals. Click here for a list of Marla’s writings on governance and leadership.