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 is means to work in the public sector and make a contribution to the community

2018 PROGRAM DATES  (locations TBD):

August 13-17

September 17-21

November 12-16

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, August 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

The program will be held at the Fairfield Inn & Suites, near Southpoint, in Durham.  Hotel rooms are available at a discounted group rate. 

CEU30.00 hrs
CPE30.00 hrs
There currently are no scheduled offerings of this course.
For all registration questions, resetting passwords, or login issues please contact:

Dale Zuckert

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

Gail Wilkins

Program Manager
Margaret Carlson
Professor of the Practice in Public Leadership and Organizational Development and Director, Center for Public Leadership and Governance