12+ Supervisory Leadership Series


12+ Supervisory Leadership workshops focus on knowledge of the university and the interpersonal skills needed to perform in a supervisory role at ISU. While the series is focused on first-time supervisors, any supervisor is welcomed to apply. The series will result in certification. Participants must attend at least 12 workshops, and certification can take up to two years.

Series Content

The content of 12+ Supervisory Leadership fits into the two following themes:

  1. Knowing Your Institutional Services
    • Understanding the services for students
    • Understanding the services for employees
    • Human Resource Issues (Legal/Compliance)
    • Workplace Environment
    • Process Improvement
    • Performance Management
  1. Knowing Yourself as a Leader
    • Discovering Strengths
    • Exemplary Leadership Practices
    • How attitude impacts supervision
    • Motivation/Delegation
    • Facilitative Coaching
    • Communication
    • Conflict and Difficult Situations

Series Sessions

A series of seventeen (17), three-hour workshops, conducted approximately twice a month, from September to May.

Classes begin September 2016.

Class 1

Session 1 – September 13, 2017, 9 AM – 12 PM
Session 2 – September 27, 2017 9 AM – 12 PM
Session 3 – October 11, 2017, 9 AM – 12 PM
Session 4 – October 25, 2017, 9 AM – 12 PM 
Session 5 – November 8, 2017, 9 AM – 12 PM
Session 6 – November 29, 2017, 9 AM – 12 PM
Session 7 – December 13, 2017, 9 AM – 12 PM
Session 8 – January 10, 2018, 9 AM – 12 PM
Session 9 – January 24, 2018, 9 AM – 12 PM
Session 10 – February 7, 2018, 9 AM – 12 PM
Session 11 – February 21, 2018, 9 AM – 12 PM
Session 12 – March 7, 2018, 9 AM – 12 PM
Session 13 – March 28, 2018, 9 AM – 12 PM
Session 14 – April 11, 2018, 9 AM – 12 PM
Session 15 – April 25, 2018, 9 AM – 12 PM
Session 16 – May 9, 2018, 9 AM – 12 PM

Session 17 (Graduation) – May 30, 2018 9 AM – 12 PM

Class 2

Session 1 – September 19, 2017, 9 AM – 12 PM
Session 2 – October 4, 2017, 9 AM – 12 PM
Session 3 – October 20, 2017, 9 AM – 12 PM
Session 4 – November 1, 2017, 9 AM – 12 PM
Session 5 – November 15, 2017, 9 AM – 12 PM
Session 6 – December 6, 2017, 9 AM – 12 PM
Session 7 – January 3, 2018, 9 AM – 12 PM
Session 8 – January 17, 2018, 9 AM – 12 PM
Session 9 – January 31, 2018, 9 AM – 12 PM
Session 10 – February 14, 2018, 9 AM – 12 PM
Session 11 – February 28, 2018, 9 AM – 12 PM 
Session 12 – March 29, 2017, 9 AM – 12 PM
Session 13 – April 4, 2018, 9 AM – 12 PM
Session 14 – April 18, 2018, 9 AM – 12 PM
Session 15 – May 2, 2018, 9 AM – 12 PM
Session 16 – May16, 2018, 9 AM – 12 PM

Session 17 (Graduation) – May 30, 2018, 9 AM – 12 PM

Series Cost

Cost is $610/participant, and is usually paid by the employee’s department.

Series Registration

The class will be limited to 25 participants. Register at Learn@ISU

Series Provider

12+ Supervisory Leadership series is provided by ISU University Human Resources.