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Moving Into Management

Staff to Supervisors

February 12, 2020 | 9 AM to 5 PM | Joy~Nostalg Hotel & Suites Ortigas Manila

Program Description

The Supervisory Skills Workshop aims to harness skills in supervision for those in the new role, as well as improve on the practices of current ones. Each topic will discuss the methods and approaches, best practices and roleplay scenarios of effective supervisory skills. In addition, the course will consist of videos, activities and job aids that will help participants become effective supervisors of individuals and teams.

Learning Objectives

At the end of the training, participants should be able to:


  • Take an inventory of their own supervisory values and attitudes, strengths, and areas of improvement in the field of leadership;

  • Shift paradigms from being an individual contributor to a team contributor;

  • Understand the basics of supervision and define the difference between leadership and management;

  • Learn various leadership styles and how they are applied to various situations of supervision;

  • Drive business outcomes through effective teambuilding;

  • Learn how to minimize conflict and guide people to change for business results;

  • Develop efficient methods of communication and collaboration through proper delegation and control;

  • Run effective performance management sessions through performance coaching feedback


Over the 1 day workshop, a variety of mechanisms that will assist participants to synthesize the content and achieve the objectives stated above. A pre- and post-workshop benchmarking and evaluation will help participants get into the learning experience with a continued support mechanism to evaluate the effectiveness of the course. These support activities may include:

  • PRE-WORKSHOP: Benchmarking Questionnaires and readings

  • WORKSHOP PROPER: Videos, activities, discussions, and role plays

  • POST-WORKSHOP: Online resources, questionnaires, and readings

Your Facilitator

EJ Zara is a professional executive coach who has designed and delivered high-powered, globally accredited development trainings and coaching. He has been tapped for his expertise in organizational strategic management and planning by companies such as Nike, Accenture, Philhealth, SSS, Board of Investments, Philippine AXA Life, Vishay Philippines, Inc., Philippine Heart Center, Intellectual Property of the Philippines, Asiawide Refreshments Corporation, GMA, Social Housing and Finance Corporation, among others.


EJ is known for his trainings on leadership, team building, communication and operations management. He has extensive knowledge in different fields in organization psychology such as Experimental and Social Psychology necessary in the formulation of marketing strategies and field studies – an added value he shares to his training engagements.


He also has extensive professional experience in Sales and Marketing for various niche markets, serving in top posts of the sales and marketing departments of Philamlife. Currently, he is a managing partner of entrepreneurial solutions, Rooster Manila, Co., and a Management professor in Enderun Colleges.


EJ has been certified in coaching and global leadership by American Management Association, Internal Coaching Federation and Thunderbird School of Global Management. He has a Bachelors Degree in Psychology from the University of the Philippines, and took his Masters Degree in Business Administration at the Ateneo Graduate School of Business.


“I learned a lot, my favorite is finding out leadership style and able to find out my teams as well.”


Czarina Mae Peig

Senior Project Manager,

Team OnGround, Inc.

"I learned a great deal on styles of leadership and situational leadership. Good job, EJ! I will definitely apply it in our workplace!"


Annabelle Adriano

HR Management Officer IV

Development Bank of the Philippines

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