Effective Supervisory Management Program

Supervisors in local government today face unique and complex challenges when working with others and serving their communities. This program provides newly promoted and veteran local government supervisors and front-line managers with the opportunity to better understand and practice basic supervision skills.

 You will have the opportunity to:

  • Understand your management style and make it more effective
  • Gain an overview of management and supervisory roles and issues
  • Diagnose problems and analyze difficult interpersonal situations
  • Build teamwork and lead problem-solving efforts
  • Address conflict and strengthen relationships with employees and coworkers
  • Improve listening, communication, and coaching skills
  • Appreciate what it means to work in the public sector and make a contribution to the community

 

PROGRAM AGENDA (please click this link to download and print our program agenda)


Scholarship Information

Local Government Federal Credit Union

The Local Government Federal Credit Union offers scholarships to local government employees to apply towards tuition for conferences, classes, and seminars offered by the School of Government. There are five deadlines to submit applications: March 1, June 1, July 1, September 1 and December 1.

Visit the LGFCU website for more information and to submit an application.

 

Participants will pay their own travel expenses. 

 

Additional information

Scholarships are also available through the Local Government Federal Credit Union.  LGFCU scholarship deadlines are April 1 and August 1.

Participants will pay their own travel expenses.

CEU30.00 hrs
  • Gastonia, NC
    September 17 - 21, 2018
    Courtyard by Marriott
    1856 Remount Road
    Gastonia, NC 28054
    View Cancellation Policy
    Course participants who cancel their registration on or before September 09, 2018 will receive a full refund. No refund will be made for cancellations made after September 10, 2018 now you will instead now recieve credit for the course. You can review the updated policy here at the School’s cancellation policy.
    View Hotel Information

    A block of rooms is available at the Courtyard by Marriott Gastonia  at a group rate of $119 per night (plus tax).  This rate is available for the nights of Sunday, September 16 through Thursday, September 20.  To make reservations by phone, please call the hotel directly at 800-335-9682, and tell them you are with the UNC School of Government. To make your reservation online, please click HERE and confirm your dates of arrival and departure. The group rate is already listed, so no additional code is needed. 

    Reservations must be made by 5pm on Thursday, August 16, in order to receive the group discount.  We cannot guarantee that the hotel will provide the discounted rate after this date.

    View Additional Information
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    $950.00
    We are testing a new online registration system that we hope will be easier for you to use. If you encounter any registration issues, please explore our list of frequently asked questions or contact registration@sog.unc.edu or call 919.966.4414.
  • Greenville, NC
    November 12 - 16, 2018
    Holiday Inn
    203 SW Greenville Blvd
    Greenville, NC 27834
    View Cancellation Policy
    Course participants who cancel their registration on or before November 04, 2018 will receive a full refund. No refund will be made for cancellations made after November 05, 2018 now you will instead now recieve credit for the course. You can review the updated policy here at the School’s cancellation policy.
    View Hotel Information

    A block of rooms is available at the Holiday Inn Greenville at the state rate of $71.20 per night (plus tax).  This rate is available for the nights of Sunday, November 11 through Thursday, November 15.  To make reservations, please call the hotel directly at 252.355.8300, and use the group code 'UNC".

    Reservations must be made by 5 pm on October 11, to receive the discounted rate. We cannot guarantee the state rate for guest rooms after this cut-off date.

    View Additional Information
    34
    $950.00
    We are testing a new online registration system that we hope will be easier for you to use. If you encounter any registration issues, please explore our list of frequently asked questions or contact registration@sog.unc.edu or call 919.966.4414.

ESMP Participants:  Please download and print the following materials to bring with you to class.  Additional materials will be provided in course folders upon your arrival.

Please note that documents are formatted for DOUBLE-SIDED printing.

AGENDA (Gastonia)

ADVANCE READING MATERIAL  (please read and print these articles before the class as they will be referenced during the program)

DAY ONE

DAY TWO

DAY THREE

DAY FOUR

DAY FIVE

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

 

For all registration questions, resetting passwords, or login issues please contact:

Dale Zuckert

Assistant Registrar
919.966.4414
For questions regarding course details, including location, schedule, materials, and continuing education credits, please contact:

Gail Wilkins

Program Manager, Local and State Government Group
919.966.4157
Margaret Carlson
Professor of the Practice in Public Leadership and Organizational Development and Director, Center for Public Leadership and Governance