Professional Development for Supervisors

Workshops

New Supervisor Orientation

Nov. dates TBD

As a new supervisor to the University or newly promoted supervisor of benefits-eligible staff, this New Supervisor Orientation program will provide you with information on the University and various resources available to help you navigate within your role.


Introduction to Emotional Intelligence for Supervisors

Dec. 16

This session will introduce the components of Emotional Intelligence, explore the personal and professional benefits of Emotional Intelligence, provide clarity for understanding the connection between Emotional Intelligence and effective supervision, identify the advantages that Emotional Intelligence can provide in the workplace, and provide strategies for supervisors to increase their own Emotional Intelligence.


Introduction to Project Management

Spring 2020 date: TBD

This session will cover an introduction/overview of Project Management, project teams, budgets and schedules and reporting and project closeout.


Supervision 101

Spring 2020 date: TBD

This session, for supervisors, covers the basic ground rules for transitioning into a new supervisor role. Topics discussed include basic workplace etiquette, dual roles of the supervisor, building trust and engaging staff, emotional intelligence overview, addressing conflict in the workplace, and employee development.


Crucial Conversations

This session is full and in progress. Spring 2020 dates: TBD

Crucial conversations take place in every organization every day. These are conversations where there are high stakes, differences of opinion, and strong emotion. These are conversations around work quality, time management, productivity, performance, customer satisfaction, sensitive issues, conflict, or a strained relationship, for example. Often, individuals avoid having these conversations or they do not handle them well. Either way, this leads to not getting the results you want.
Whenever you’re not getting the results you’re looking for, it’s likely a crucial conversation is keeping you stuck…


Presentation and Speaking Skills

Are you looking to increase your presentation or speaking skills, or to build and/or enhance your leadership skills?  If so, then consider joining the local Toastmasters group.  More than 300,000 individuals participate in Toastmasters worldwide – it is an affordable, encouraging, and self-paced program that works, whether you are nervous about speaking in public or whether you are confident and looking to increase your skills.  See for yourself by visiting any of the Orange Orators Toastmasters group meetings – no appointment or obligation required.


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