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UW-Eau Claire to Offer Supervisory
Management Seminars in October

RELEASED: Sept. 27, 2007

EAU CLAIRE — University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Continuing Education/UW-Extension will present several workshops from the Supervisory Management Certificate program in October.

  • "Taking Charge of Change" will be held Oct. 4-5 in Eau Claire at Sweetwaters Restaurant. Topics include the impact of proposed changes on employees, customers, and suppliers; why people naturally resist change; how to overcome resistance; and strategies for minimizing the potential trauma which changes may create in people and firms.
  • "Supervisory Management 1" will be held Oct. 9-10 in La Crosse at the Cleary Alumni and Friends Center on the UW-La Crosse campus. Topics include the supervisory aspect of management, understanding leadership styles, motivating employee performance, and discipline and work rules.
  • "Tools & Techniques for On-the-Job Training" will be held Oct. 18-19 in Eau Claire at Sweetwaters Restaurant. Topics include how to set up one-to-one job instruction training for efficient task mastery, job documentation, training checklists and how to adapt to various trainee learning styles.
  • "Managing Projects and Project Teams" will be held Oct. 23-24 in La Crosse at the Cleary Alumni and Friends Center on the UW-La Crosse campus. Topics include how to run efficient team meetings, long-range project planning techniques, systems for organizing multiple projects, generating project "buy in," enlisting power brokers for project support, solving unexpected problems and strategies for handling crisis situations.
  • "Supervisory Management 2" will be held Oct. 25-26 in Eau Claire at Sweetwaters Restaurant. Topics include establishing orientation policies and procedures, understanding communication behaviors, time management, delegating and developing your employees.

All workshops meet from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Individual course fees are $425 per person and include lunch, breaks, materials and instruction. Group fee is $375 per person for three to five people from the same firm attending the same session and registering at the same time. Designed for managers, supervisors and small business owners, the workshops may be taken individually or as part of the certificate program requirements.

A complete schedule of dates, locations and additional program information are available on the UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education/UW-Extension Web site. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance. Contact Marilyn Kanne for accommodations or with program questions at 715-836-5811 or 866-893-2423, e-mail ce@uwec.edu, or use the Wisconsin Relay System (711).

The Supervisory Management Certificate program is cosponsored by the Small Business Development Centers at UW-Eau Claire and UW-La Crosse. The Small Business Development Centers are members of the Wisconsin Entrepreneurs' Network, a coalition of more than 100 partner organizations which provide access to services for small business throughout Wisconsin

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