First Line Supervision Certificate Program Offered in Richmond, Corbin, Manchester and Somerset

Eastern Kentucky University will offer its First Line Supervision Certificate Program with the three-day Basic Core Concepts I course on February 6, 7 and 12, in Richmond and April 11, 18 and 25 in Corbin. 

Participants will then select an additional 18 hours (three days) of elective seminars to complete the Basic Supervision Certificate program. The elective seminars may be taken as part of the Certificate Program, or as a stand-alone professional development activity. 

Graduates may choose to continue to the Advanced Supervision Certificate Program.  The second phase of the program requires the three-day Advanced Core Concepts II course, which is scheduled for May 7, 14 and 21 in Corbin and on dates to be announced in Richmond.  Participants will again choose an additional 18 hours of electives to complete the Advanced Supervision Certificate program. 

For more information or to register, contact April Teeters at 859-622-8405 for Richmond classes, or Donna Helton-Grady at 859-622-6716 for Corbin, Manchester and Somerset classes. 

The complete Spring 2013 Training Schedule follows:

Core Concepts I — February 6, 7 and 12 (Richmond) and April 11, 18 and 25 (Corbin): The basic core concepts that all supervisors need to know.

Conflict Management — February 11 (Manchester), March 5 (Richmond), March 27 (Somerset): How to use communication skills to defuse conflict and solve problems.

Creative Problem Solving — February 20 (Richmond), June 17 (Manchester): How to effectively apply creative techniques for problem solving while capitalizing on your own creative talents.

Legal Issues for Supervisors — February 21 (Corbin):  Legal aspects and obligations of being a supervisor.

Interpersonal Communication Skills — February 28 (Corbin): How to communicate effectively with people and improve their efficiency and effectiveness. 

Managing Stress — March 7 (Corbin), April 23 (Richmond):  Stress, its effect on behavior, physical and mental health, and ways to alleviate it. 

Motivating Employees — March 18 (Manchester), March 27 (Richmond), April 3 (Somerset): Practical leadership skills to increase employee motivation and performance.

Emotional Intelligence — March 19 (Richmond): How to deal with negative emotions, and how to utilize positive emotions to improve leadership performance and that of team.

Presentation Skills — March 21 and 28 (Corbin): An opportunity to develop presentation style in a safe environment.

Sexual Harassment — April 16 (Richmond), May 13 (Manchester), June 12 (Somerset): Current issues that supervisors need to know for today’s workplace.  

Time Management — April 30 (Richmond): How to better manage time– both in the workplace and at home. 

Accident Prevention —May 9 (Corbin): Practical approaches to promote safety and prevent accidents in the workplace.

Dealing with Difficult People — May 22 (Somerset), June 6 (Corbin): Communication and flexible thinking as key methods of dealing with difficult people.

Coaching & Workplace Communication — May 23 (Corbin): How to assess employees’ development needs and respond with appropriate leadership style.

Advanced Core Concepts II — May 7, 14 and 21 (Corbin) and Dates TBA (Richmond): Managing different generations, performance discussions, and managing up.

Published on January 10, 2013