Supervisory Management Training

The Supervisory Management Academy will help you clarify the scope and nature of a supervisory position and learn some ways to deal with the challenges of the role. You will also learn how to recognize the responsibilities you have as a supervisor, to yourself, your team, and your organization. As you participate in this class, you will develop an appreciation of the various strengths others bring to the table and your role in recognizing and developing the strengths of those on your team. You will also gain an understanding of the critical role of communication in being effective, motivating your team, giving feedback, and resolving conflict. You will also acquire a basic understanding of leadership, team building, and motivation, and what part they play in effective supervision and leadership. Finally, you will learn strategies in planning and prioritizing effectively.

Topics Covered:

  • Human Relations Skills
  • The Role of Communication in Supervision
  • Conflict Management - Dealing with “Difficult” People
  • Leadership:  It is more than just a position!
  • Team Building, Motivation & Coaching
  • Delegating for Results and Effective Facilitation of Meetings
  • Organization Skills & Planning, Time Management
  • Managing Organizational Change
  • Professional Business Speaking
  • Generational Diversity
  • Cultural Diversity


Quotes from the City of Visalia Supervisory Academy 2014 attendees:
  • "Enjoyed the class and getting to know some of my co-workers better"
  • "It was an excellent class that exceeded my expectations"
  • "I am glad I took the course and it was worth my time"
Quotes from the Visalia Unified School District Supervisory Academy 2014 attendees:
  • "Had a great, time and learned a lot!"
  • "Great teacher; could give great advice, made you feel comfortable (to) ask any thing you wanted!"


This class is hands-on as well as discussion orientated. We are prepared to give this training at your site or ours.

Please click the following link to view a brochure with additional class information: Supervisory Training

Questions? Please contact Laurel Garver at 559.687.3201 or

Cancellation and Refund Policy: Click here for the Business, Industry & Community Education student cancellation and refund policy.

Last Updated: 11/21/2014 2:35 PM