Enhance your leadership skills to create a strong onboarding program and to empower your team.
|Series||Supervisory Management Certificate|
|Next Session||March 7, 2024 – March 8, 2024|
This program meets from 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. CT.
Learn to identify skills, delegate tasks and maximize time management
Are you engaging and motivating your team? Learn how to be an effective leader starting with a strong onboarding experience and continuing with effective communication, time management, and delegation.
Through a combination of instructor-led discussion and small-group activities, you will:
- Learn strategies for improving the interview process
- Understand how to create an effective and inclusive orientation and training experience
- Reflect how you can facilitate employee wellness and promote equity, diversity, and inclusivity (EDI) in the workplace
- Complete a communication style self-assessment to identify your communication style preference and consider how your style may affect your communication
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.