Key management and supervision skills


Managing people effectively is a key skill for all those with managerial responsibility to attain. It is also essential to learn how to motivate and get the best out of your team. This introductory workshop is designed for those new to the supervisory role as well as more experienced lawyers who spend an increasing proportion of their time in a managerial role.



To provide a grounding in the basic theories of management

• Explore the key skills in personal and supervisory management

• Develop a framework for leading, managing and motivating others



1. Personal Management

Managing time

• Managing pressure

• Balancing fee earning and managerial activities


2. Managing others Management and leadership

• Styles of management

• Supervisory activities

• Performance appraisals

• Coaching others

• Delegation – the dos and donts

• Motivating others



At the end of the workshop delegates should:

Have a clear guide to managing self and others effectively

• Be able to plan and prioritise tasks

• Have developed a structured approach to supervision and delegation

• Understand key issues for motivating others

• Recognize how appraisals can lead to performance improvement

• Realise the benefits of coaching for development

The workshop qualifies for 3 CPD hours

PRESENTER Peter Warner