Good leaders continually look for new ways to effectively lead their team. Learning to Lead will challenge and inspire you, whether you’ve been in a leadership role for a long time or you have recently taken on a supervisory role.
|Series||Supervisory Management Certificate|
|Next Session||Feb. 8, 2024 – Feb. 9, 2024|
This program meets from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT.
What leadership qualities do you need to lead a diverse team? In this course you will gain confidence in your unique leadership style and practice skills to improve you work relationships.
Through a combination of instructor-led discussion and small-group activities, you will:
- Recognize key leadership qualities for effectively leading a diverse team
- Apply strategies for transitioning into a supervisory role
- Learn to recognize your preferred leadership style and how to apply it to potential challenges
- Understand the six leadership styles and the pros and cons of each
- Reflect how you can facilitate employee wellness and promote equity, diversity, and inclusivity (EDI) in the workplace
- Develop a better understanding of the supervisor’s role in motivating employees
- Gain the confidence to address performance issues
- Learn how to correct and coach employees
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.
Bob Pecor, a professional effectiveness consultant, helps people identify solutions to performance problems focused on both the individual and the organization. His lifelong interest in understanding “why people do what they do” drives his commitment to helping people achieve results.