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Emerging Supervisors Series

Category: Leadership, Management, Supervision Department: HR/Professional Development

The Emerging Leader and Supervisor Series is designed for employees interested in exploring leadership principles and supervisory practices that can achieve optimal outcomes in that employees sphere of influence. If you are interested in joining a network of emerging informal leaders, adding knowledge and supervisory skills to your professional portfolio, and exploring a foundation for career development in a supervisory position, join your colleagues for this 5-session Emerging Supervisors Series.

Session 1: Recognizing your strengths and skills

  • Identify formal and informal sources of power
  • Recognize leadership styles and apply those styles in a model for effective delegation in leadership
  • Identify the role of curiosity in leadership, and gain experience in the art of asking questions

Session 2: Motivating and influencing others

  • Implement methods to promote critical qualities of trust and accountability
  • Determine whether intrinsic or extrinsic motivating forces are impacting interactions and decisions and determine the best approach to neutralize resistance
  • Experience the benefit of creating and promoting an inclusive work environment

Session 3: Building effective partnerships

  • Identify the principles associated with giving and receiving feedback
  • Recognize the power of attitudes and identify essential abilities necessary in maneuvering in an environment of change

Session 4: Introduction to the Critical Role of Supervisor in Hiring and Managing Others
Identify the role, responsibilities and changing relationships in the transition from peer to supervisor

  • Apply principles that create a respectful working environment that includes discrimination, equity and the impacts of both concepts on managing the work of others.
  • Identify the supervisors’ role in each phase of the employee cycle starting with hiring and moving towards productivity.

Session 5: Introduction to the Critical Role of Supervisor –Supporting Legislation that Guides HR Practices

  • Identify best practices in supporting legislation that guides HR practices.
    • Understanding of the American’s with Disability Act (ADA); Privacy of employee information and basics of file management; reasonable accommodation
    • Activate sound decision-making practices of “due process”, and “just cause”
    • Identify the steps in the progressive discipline process at the UO
  • Create a career development plan designed to address requirements for the supervisory position they are interested in.

Session Information

Registration for this session is closed.

Denise Smith
PeaceHealth North Building, Room 478 (677 E. 12th Ave., 12th & Hilyard)
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Dates & Times

Date Time Length
Oct 16th, 2017 08:30 am — 12:00 pm 3 hrs and 30 mins
Oct 23rd, 2017 08:30 am — 12:00 pm 3 hrs and 30 mins
Oct 30th, 2017 08:30 am — 12:00 pm 3 hrs and 30 mins
Nov 6th, 2017 08:30 am — 12:00 pm 3 hrs and 30 mins
Nov 13th, 2017 08:30 am — 12:00 pm 3 hrs and 30 mins