Principles of Supervision

This course presents an overview of a supervisor’s role at UC Davis, covering what is expected of you and techniques that you can use to guide the work of others as well as manage your own productivity.

Course Description

Your ability to carry out your role effectively as a supervisor is critical to your department’s ability to achieve its goals. As a supervisor, your work is done primarily with and through others. Learn tools for creating an environment that encourages people to do their best work, develop teamwork and manage conflict that occurs in a workplace. 

Topics include:

  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Communication & workstyles
  • Team development
  • Conflict management
  • Delegation
  • Motivation
  • Resources for supervisors


Jocelyn Newman

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