EDGE Supervisors Series

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About the Foundational Skills Certificate

The EDGE Supervisors Series Foundational Skills Certificate helps recently-appointed managers and supervisors transition into their new role. It can also serve as a refresher course for more experienced supervisors seeking to update their knowledge on UArizona's philosophy of management.

Seven interactive modules, each about 15 minutes in length, will impart high-level, high-impact information that you can put into action quickly. Obtaining the right tools is an important part of any learning experience, so this certificate comes with resource and strategy guides, as well as a leadership action plan you will tailor to your specific needs.

The certificate ends with a facilitated workshop to apply your knowledge, grow your own leadership style, and broaden your network of peers.

3 requirements

  1. Watch 7 on-demand modules in EDGE Learning

  2. Attend 1 hands-on, facilitated workshop

  3. Complete a brief pre- and post-assessment

7 Modules

  1. Expectations for Supervisors

  2. Key Policies and Resources

  3. Managing Performance through Engagement

  4. Managing Performance through Communication

  5. Absence Management

  6. Corrective Action

  7. Career Conversations

Outcomes

Over the course of this series, you will learn:

  • Fundamental management skills you need as a supervisor

  • Management culture and expectations of supervisors at UArizona

  • How to engage your team and optimize their performance

  • Better communication skills

  • How to handle challenging situations