Supervisory Management: Effective Change Management

Organizations are constantly facing change, as a manager, learn to effectively deal with and plan for change while helping your team do the same.

Key Program Information
Categories Professional and Workforce Development Business
Program Type Non-Credit
Delivery Format Face-to-Face
Series Supervisory Management Certificate Program

Who Should Attend

Managers, supervisors, project managers, team leaders, business owners, aspiring managers and supervisors, and anyone who manages the work of others.

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Program Description

Manage change within your organization

If there is one thing you can depend on in business, it is that change is inevitable. In today’s business culture, with advancing technologies, businesses are having to adapt to change much quicker than ever before. As a manager, how do you effectively manage change while helping your team do the same? This course will help you successfully respond to change and create a change ready environment within your team and organization.

Features/benefits the program offers:

  • Identify six predictable stages of change
  • Develop the personal capacity to respond effectively to change
  • Effectively lead team members through the stages of change to achieve desired results
  • Create a culture of change readiness


This course can be taken individually or as part of the Supervisory Management Certificate Program. This is an elective course.  Take any six days of electives plus the three core courses to complete your certificate.


Let’s face it—expertise in a chosen career field doesn’t automatically make someone a good supervisor. Supervisors must learn important soft skills to confidently manage a team of people and do it well.

If you’ve been promoted to supervisor but aren’t sure you have the skills to supervise well; if you’re looking to advance into a supervisor position; or if you’ve been supervising a team for a while and have struggled through conflict and communication issues, a certificate in supervisory management may be just what you need!

Working for this certificate will help you:

  • Gain confidence in your leadership skills
  • Communicate better with your team
  • Encourage your team to be more productive
  • Deal with conflict effectively
  • Find success and advance toward your career goals

Your instructors are experts in management and leadership who will share their knowledge, experiences, and best practices face to face. Learn and share insights with other students to really make the most of the seminars.

How the Certificate Works:

You’ll take three, 2-day core classes covering the most important supervisory skills (Learning to Lead; Orientation, Time Management and Delegation; Employee Evaluation and Performance Management), plus six more days of electives in 1- or 2-day format that enhance specific skills you want to build on. 

Each 2-day seminar earns you 1.3 Continuing Education Units (CEUs); each 1-day seminar earns you 0.65 CEUs. A total of 7.8 CEUs is required to earn your certificate. You can take up to five years to complete the program.



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Christine Geissler is the CHRO/Vice President, Human Resources for Kerry, the Taste and Nutrition company. Prior to joining Kerry, Christine has nearly 20 years of progressive HR and change management experience with Nestlé, the World’s Largest Global Food & Nutrition Company. Christine has been certified in Change Management since 1997, and is passionate about helping to build people’s capability with change management.  Christine has earned her Professional in Human Resources (PHR) Certification as well as numerous training certifications including Advanced Facilitation, Team Tools Training and Behavioral Based Interviewing.  She is also very proud of her community involvement; including previously serving on the Board of Directors for the Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce and her involvement in creating the successful Youth Leadership EC program which helps young adults in their leadership growth and exploration.

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