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UW-Eau Claire Continuing Education Offers Supervisory Management Courses

RELEASED: Dec. 19, 2008

EAU CLAIRE — University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire Continuing Education/UW-Extension will present several workshops from the Supervisory Management Certificate program in January and February 2009.

  • "Supervisory Management 1" will be held Jan. 14-15 at the Cleary Alumni and Friends Center at UW-La Crosse and Jan. 29-30 at Sweetwaters Restaurant in Eau Claire. Topics include the supervisory aspect of management, understanding your leadership style, motivating employee performance and dealing with nonperformance.
  • "Building High Performance Teams" will be held Jan. 20-21 at the Cleary Alumni and Friends Center at UW-La Crosse. Topics include creating a team environment that engages all members, is focused on key results and achieves production goals.
  • "Managing Projects and Project Teams" will be held Jan. 22-23 at Sweetwaters Restaurant in Eau Claire. Topics include running 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 Feb.11-12 at the Cleary Alumni and Friends Center at UW-La Crosse and Feb. 26-27 at Sweetwaters Restaurant in Eau Claire. Topics include establishing orientation policies and procedures, understanding communication behaviors, time management, delegating and developing employees.
  • "Maximizing Performance" will be held Feb. 12-13 at Sweetwaters Restaurant in Eau Claire. Topics include creating an environment for excellence, identifying what you are rewarding, fine-tuning coaching and goal-setting techniques, diagnosing performance problems, reversing undesirable behaviors and rewarding desirable behaviors.
  • "Improving Managerial Efficiency" will be held Feb. 17-18 at the Cleary Alumni and Friends Center at UW-La Crosse. Topics include how to gain productive work time, techniques for paper handling, prioritizing and organizing work, project planning, accelerated learning, speed-reading, mind mapping and memory enhancement.
  • "Improving Team Communication" will be held Feb.19-20 at Sweetwaters Restaurant in Eau Claire. Participants will learn influence and persuasion skills, how to improve team problem solving and how to make a positive impact on team performance.

All workshops will meet from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Individual course fees are $425 per person and include lunch, breaks, materials and instruction. The 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 to register, for accommodations or with program questions at 715-836-5811 or 800-582-5182, or 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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