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Course #:  N/A
Register:  Online Registration
Course Title:  New Supervisor: Leadership (APRIL 2018)
Description:  This 2-day training program is taught by UW-Madison Continuing Studies, in a partnership with the Department of Personnel Management. Completing this program along with the 3-day "New Supervisor: Human Resources" program offered directly by DOA/Personnel Management will satisfy the statutory training requirement for new supervisors in Wisconsin state government.
Class Date:  4/10/2018—4/11/2018
8:30:00 AM to 4:00:00 PM
Location:  Pyle Center on UW-Madison campus, 702 Langdon St, Madison (check electronic board in lobby for room)
Cost:  $225
Prerequisites:  Audience/Prerequisites: This core audience for this program is newly appointed State of Wisconsin Supervisors and Managers. However, any other State of Wisconsin supervisors and managers, as well as non-represented/confidential state staff (such as lead workers), are welcome to attend.
Course Outline: 

On one day, you will learn strategies for strengthening your leadership effectiveness as a new state supervisor, including:

  • What it means to be a resonant leader
  • How leadership differs from management
  • The power of emotional intelligence
  • Relationship-based communication and addressing barriers to communication
  • Active listening and giving constructive feedback
  • Exploring common motivators and demotivators, and bringing out the best in others

On the second day, you will explore Process Management and learn:

  • How the job of supervising is changing and why
  • Role and skills of the supervisor
  • Quality management and the basics of quality improvement
  • Process Management -  questions and tools to use
  • Process Improvement & Lean

Parking Option: State St./Campus ramp near University Ave & Lake St. Cashiered with credit card pay stations. About 2 blocks from Pyle Center.

Parking for Persons with Disabilities: Persons with qualified disabilities who need appropriate parking have several options also. If available, street parking is free provided you have the required license plate and/or windshield tag. Public parking ramps have designated disabled parking spaces, but these are NOT free.