Supervisors, managers, human resource professionals and members of work teams can benefit from the Supervision Leadership Series now being offered at Penn State Worthington Scranton through the campus' Continuing Education department. The first workshop in the series starts Oct. 17, with other workshops taking place on Oct. 24 and 31 and Nov. 7.
Workshops are a half-day each and take place on Fridays. The cost is $99 per workshop and includes all materials. The instructor is PSWS faculty member Dr. Biagio Sciacca.
Workshops being offered are:
Supervisory Leadership: Learn about supervisory leadership profiles, the transition to supervision, and the changing nature of supervision. The class will discuss the proper skills, values, ethics and communication needed to be a successful supervisor. The workshop will be held Friday, Oct. 17 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Location to be announced.
Resolving Interpersonal Conflict: Learn to recognize the stages of conflict resolution and what causes interpersonal conflict. Participants will also analyze different approaches to resolving conflict and learning when each style is appropriate. This workshop takes place on Friday, Oct. 24 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Location to be announced.
Solving Problems: Useful skills for defining problems, analyzing data and generating alternative actions are explained and applied. Participants will learn how setting goals, using conceptual thinking skills, planning and proper evaluation can assist in problem solving. This workshop takes place on Friday, Oct. 31 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Location to be announced.
Managing Time and Priorities: In this workshop, participants will learn how to set goals, determine priorities, overcome interruptions and distractions, and avoid procrastination. The class will also discuss delegation and how to effectively run a meeting. This workshop takes place on Friday, Nov. 7 from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Location to be announced.