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Delta Center for Economic Development plans Practical Supervision course


JONESBORO, Ark. — The Arkansas State University Delta Center for Economic Development will host a training course entitled, “Practical Supervision.” The course is designed for team leaders, supervisors, newly-appointed and prospective managers and those who wish to gain the knowledge, understanding and necessary skills to manage effectively.  

The training course runs each Thursday from June 20 through August 15 from 1-4 p.m. Jim Hillyer will be the trainer. Cost is $749 for registration. Call (870) 972-3850 or go to http://www.astate.edu/a/deltaced/register/index.dot for more information.

This eight-week course is designed to help overcome many of the problems encountered as a supervisor, whether a team leader, a project manager or a unit coordinator. 

The course curriculum includes “Developing Leadership Skills /Understanding the Fundamentals of Supervision,” “Creating a Positive, Healthy Workplace Climate,” “Developing Effective Workplace Relationships,” “Coaching Employees for Improved Performance,” “Resolving Employee Disputes/ Resolving Conflicts,” “Leading/Managing Change,” “Managing Time and Priorities” and “Understanding Generational Differences in the Workplace/Improving Business Etiquette.”

The training will be held at the Delta Center for Economic Development (DCED), 5501 Krueger Drive, Jonesboro.