Are you providing valuable feedback to your team? Learn proven techniques for assessing employee performance and effectively communicating feedback.
|Series||Supervisory Management Certificate|
|Next Session||April 10, 2024 – April 25, 2024|
This program meets from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT.
Get your employees engaged through effective communication
This course will help you incorporate performance management into an ongoing process, which can lead to increased engagement, retention, and productivity.
Through a combination of instructor-led discussion and small-group activities, you will:
- Examine the evaluative and developmental role of performance assessment
- Identify effective standards for assessing employee performance
- Review and evaluate performance appraisal instruments
- Increase self-awareness of your communication style and the impact on others when providing feedback
- Identify actions to be more inclusive of others’ communication styles, and develop ideas to leverage diverse communication styles in the workplace
- Discover strategies to create stronger connections with your team
This course can be taken individually or as part of the Supervisory Management Certificate Program. This is a core (required) course. Take three core classes plus three electives in five years to earn your certificate.
Who should attend
Managers, supervisors, project managers, team leaders, business owners, aspiring managers and supervisors, and anyone who manages the work of others.
Scott W. Lester is a Professor of Management at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. He received his Ph.D. from the University of South Carolina. He teaches in the areas of human resource management, organizational behavior, and leadership. Scott facilitates multiple workshops in the Supervisory Management Series for UWEC Continuing Education and has years of private sector management training and leadership development experience. His current research interests include mentoring, dyadic trust, managing a multi-generational workforce, and work-life balance. Scott has published over 50 peer-reviewed journal articles. His research has appeared in a variety of well-respected journals including the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Learning & Education, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, and Journal of Organizational Behavior. Scott has been on faculty at University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire for over 20 years and has received numerous honors including the UW–Eau Claire Excellence in Scholarship Award in 2010, the Chuck Tomkovick Management and Marketing Teaching Excellence Award in 2013, the UW-Eau Claire College of Business Coaching Award in 2016, and the UW-Eau Claire Excellence in Service Learning as a Faculty Mentor Award in 2018.
As Founder and CEO of Effectability, LLC, Allison Cooley brings 25+ years of senior leadership, organization development, facilitation, and business ownership experience to her workshops. Her enthusiastic, engaging style and deep knowledge of people and organization systems have inspired thousands of leaders and team members at hundreds of organizations to communicate more effectively, better manage change and conflict, build stronger relationships, create productive, resilient cultures, and get things done. Allison holds a Certified Executive Coach designation from the Center for Executive Coaching, is an Inclusion Institute Certified Diversity Practitioner, is a Board Certified Coach (Center for Credentialing and Education), is a Myers‐Briggs practitioner (CAPT), and is DiSC certified (Wiley). She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Wisconsin‐Eau Claire and her master’s degree in Adult Education from the University of Minnesota.