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. Although the series is focused on first-time supervisors, any supervisor is welcome 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 Resources 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 sixteen (16), three-hour workshops, conducted approximately twice a month, from September to May.

2019 - 2020 Dates

Tuesday, September 10, 2019, 9 a.m.-noon

Tuesday, September 24, 2019, 9 a.m.-noon

Tuesday, October 8, 2019, 9 a.m.-noon

Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 9 a.m.-noon

Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 9 a.m.-noon

Tuesday, December 3, 2019, 9 a.m.-noon

Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 9 a.m.-noon

Tuesday, January 7, 2020, 9 a.m.-noon

Tuesday, January 28, 2020, 9 a.m.-noon

Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 9 a.m.-noon

Tuesday, February 18, 2020, 9 a.m.-noon

Tuesday, March 3, 2020, 9 a.m.-noon

Tuesday, March 24, 2020, 9 a.m.-noon

Tuesday, April 7, 2020, 9 a.m.-noon

Tuesday, April 21, 2020, 9 a.m.-noon

Tuesday, May 5, 2020, 9 a.m.-noon

Series Cost

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

Series Registration

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

Series Provider

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