Introduction to supervision

Course description

Domain: Leadership Skills
Type: Foundation course
See where this course fits in the Professional Staff Learning Framework

Note that this course is delivered in four parts.

This course looks at what supervision is and the basic skills required in the role. The program is a mixture of presentations on various topics and has a large component of groupwork and discussions.

Type of course



Pia Grimm
People and Culture

Naomi Madsen
People and Culture

Who should attend

Newly appointed supervisors who have recently moved into a supervisory role and want to develop their general skills in working with team members. This course is also suitable for professional staff who are interested in career development and aspire to a supervisor's position.

For more information about this course, please contact the Professional Development Unit on

What you will learn

Participants will gain knowledge and skills in:

  • The role of the supervisor at Flinders University
  • Transitioning from worker to supervisor
  • Models of supervision
  • Applying situational leadership principles
  • The supervisor's role in WHS
  • Effective communication and delegation
  • Developing and working with teams

Prerequisites / assumed knowledge


Please note:  Late enrolments to the course will not be permitted.  All participants are asked to ensure they can attend Session 1. 

Upcoming events

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Waiting list

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