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Supervisor Essentials Series (SES)

The Supervisor Essentials Series is designed to enhance organizational effectiveness by improving the skill and knowledge base of those with supervisory and management responsibilities. Sessions are designed to deliver "aha" moments that change behavior and build capacity.

Whether you are a new or veteran supervisor or manager, team leader, or department HR Liaison, you will find these sessions a refreshing and time-efficient opportunity to enhance your existing skills or learn new ways of achieving success through the effective management of people, policies, and processes.

All the classes are scheduled in the University Services Building (Room 214). We invite you to explore our SES classes listed below. Please come back and visit this site often, as additional sessions may be introduced.

Please direct comments or questions to (520) 626-0159.

Upcoming Classes

Apr 20

Meetings! Meetings! Meetings!

9:00am to 12:00pm

Meetings are necessary, unavoidable, useful, and occasionally interminable. Learn about different types of meetings and how to plan for and moderate effective meetings.  The session will include mock meetings to practice skills.

Apr 26

Fostering a Positive Work Environment

9:00am to 12:00pm

The culture of your department is your responsibility. Learn the concepts of establishing trust, developing good communication, setting expectations, and motivating staff to create an environment that is positive, supportive, and truly functional.