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Are you looking to increase your managerial skills and leadership opportunities?  The Supervision, Management & Leadership Classes mentioned below will assist you in these areas.

Class Calendar

Introductory Courses

Labor & Employee Relations in a Nutshell

Facilitators: Mary Brodsky/Jes Kraus/Peter Blackmer
Audience: Supervisors and Managers
Time: 2 Hours
PeopleSoft Code: LGP010

Level of Instruction: Introductory
Prerequisites: Must be a current supervisor or manager 

Overall Objectives

In this workshop, we will cover the dynamics of managing both represented and non-represented employees effectively.

Learning Outcomes

  • Labor/Management relationship building
  • Policy and Collective Bargaining Agreement review
  • Formal disciplinary actions: administrative charges and penalties
  • Statutory and legal considerations in working with represented employees
  • Weingarten Rights
  • Understanding the differences between grievances and unfair labor practices

Performance Reviews: The Art & Practice of Effective Reviews

Facilitators: A Department of Human Resource Services & Affirmative Action representative
Audience: Supervisors and Managers
Time: 1 Hour 15 Minutes
PeopleSoft Course Number: SLE037

Level of Instruction: Introductory
Prerequisites: Participants must be in supervisory roles or attend at the request of their supervisor

Overall Objectives

This workshop will be an overview of best practices related to performance reviews at UVM.

Learning Outcomes

  • Recognize the value of performance reviews
  • Understand how to prepare for and conduct performance reviews
  • Familiarity with the tools used to address performance issues and challenges

Multicultural Team Leadership

Facilitators: Dr. Sherwood Smith
Audience: Supervisors and Managers
Time: 2 Hours
PeopleSoft Code: SLE041

Level of Instruction: Introductory
Prerequisites: Participants must be in supervisory roles.

This session is designed to give supervisors and managers strategies for developing a more culturally inclusive workforce. Managers will explore different cultural frameworks of leadership and learn key concepts that underpin cultural differences in the work community. The session will use exercises to model potential workplace issues. Participants will explore biases that create barriers preventing the formation of a multicultural and inclusive work environment.

Please Note: Registrations close 24 hours (one workday) in advance of online classes.

Register for Classes

  1. Carefully read the class descriptions and prerequisites  to find what best aligns with your needs.
  2. Have the course code listed when you register.
  3. Log into PeopleSoft Human Resources and navigate the menu in the following order:
    1. Main Menu
    2. Self Service
    3. Learning and Development
    4. Request Training Enrollment

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