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Training - 2015 Supervisory Group 2 Courses


The courses below are assigned to Supervisory Group 2. For instructions on which courses to take, see our 2015 Supervisory Group 2 Instruction Form

Conflict Management - WBT
Title in LEO: CPTP Conflict Management WBT

This course provides you with a basic understanding of conflict management. While taking this course, you will learn about the areas of conflict, how conflict affects you and others, and what conflict management style you most often use. This course also provides you with a Conflict Resolution Model that can be used as a guide to help you manage and resolve conflicts as they arise.

Outcomes:
  • Recognize conflict and determine if it is positive or negative
  • Identify your natural go-to conflict management style while at work
  • Apply conflict resolution strategies to manage conflict using the model provided
Primary Competencies: Secondary Competencies: Offering Information:
  • Communication
  • Conflict Management
  • Courage
  • Length: 20 minutes
  • Audience: All Employees
  • Delivery Method: Web-Based





Critical Thinking - WBT
Title in LEO: CPTP Critical Thinking WBT

This course covers the basic process of critical thinking that can be used for any area, issue, or question you may be addressing. It also discusses fallacies of thinking that you may encounter.

Outcomes:
  • Define critical thinking
  • Analyze information needed to work through issues
  • Use the critical thinking process to solve problems
  • Recognize fallacies in your thinking.
Primary Competencies: Secondary Competencies: Offering Information:
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Problem Solving
  • Length: 45 minutes
  • Audience: All Employees
  • Delivery Method: Web-Based





Developing a Motivated Workgroup
Title in LEO: CPTP Developing a Motivated Workgroup

Developing a Motivated Workgroup is a 1/2-day course designed for supervisors to learn motivational strategies and goal setting as components of managing employee performance. Areas covered during this course include linking goal setting with individual action plans and strategies, objectives, and agency goals. Class exercises include practical techniques to improve and maintain motivation.

Outcomes:
  • Create a strong foundation for workgroup processes
  • Analyze the motivators of workgroup members 
  • Apply targeted strategies to create a positive, motivating environment
Primary Competencies: Secondary Competencies: Offering Information:
  • Performance Management
  • Team Leadership
  • Fosters Engagement
  • Length: 3 hours
  • Audience: Supervisors
  • Delivery Method: Instructor-Led





Emotional Intelligence II - WBT
Title in LEO: CPTP Emotional Intelligence II WBT

To lead in today's world, one must possess Emotional Intelligence. Leaders are judged by how well they handle themselves and their employees. Focusing on the social competencies, this course will help you increase your social awareness, effectively manage your relationships, and improve the emotional intelligence of your team. The CPTP course, Emotional Intelligence 1: Personal Competence, focused on self-awareness, self-management, and self-motivation. This course builds on those practices and applies them to interpersonal situations.

Outcomes:
  • Explain social competence and its role in the workplace
  • Apply practices to increase your social awareness
  • Use techniques to improve your relationship management
  • Implement strategies to improve collaboration and teamwork
Primary Competencies: Secondary Competencies: Offering Information:
  • Develops Others
  • Social Awareness
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Communication
  • Length: 45 minutes
  • Audience: All Employees
  • Delivery Method: Web-Based





Ethical Leadership - WBT
Title in LEO: CPTP Ethical Leadership WBT

This course covers the basics of ethical leadership and is designed to assist in determining possible unethical actions and recognize the differences between ethical and compliance questions.

Outcomes:
  • Discuss the differences between ethics and compliance
  • Summarize the sources of ethical behavior
  • Recognize the supervisor's responsibility to model ethical behavior
  • Describe possible ways to deal with unethical people
Primary Competencies: Secondary Competencies: Offering Information:
  • Ethics & Integrity
  • Communication
  • Drives Vision & Purpose
  • Judgement
  • Team Leadership
  • Length: 45 minutes
  • Audience: Supervisors
  • Delivery Method: Web-Based





Organizational Dynamics - WBT
Title in LEO: CPTP Org Dynamics WBT

This course illustrates how organizational dynamics are influenced by individuals and their use (or misuse) of workplace power and politics, as well as the existing organizational culture.

Outcomes:
  • Identify the types of power that exist within the workplace
  • Discuss the effects of workplace politics
  • Recognize the symptoms of dysfunction in the workplace
  • Apply solutions to improve organizational health
  • Explain organizational culture and its effects
  • Apply strategies for cultivating a positive organizational culture
Primary Competencies: Secondary Competencies: Offering Information:
  • Organizational Awareness
  • Team Leadership
  • Drives Vision & Purpose
  • Fosters Engagement
  • Length: 45 minutes
  • Audience: All Employees
  • Delivery Method: Web-Based





Prioritizing Tasks with Agency Mission and Values - WBT
Title in LEO: CPTP Prioritizing Mission WBT

Using established time management strategies, this course offers general guidelines and practical techniques for prioritizing tasks using the mission and vision of an agency. Apply time management strategies to determine and address important/urgent tasks. Determine and prioritize mission critical tasks. Discuss the role of Strategic Alignment. Prioritize your own schedule in accordance with agency mission and goals.

Outcomes:
  • Apply time management strategies to determine and address important/urgent tasks
  • Determine and prioritize mission critical tasks
  • Discuss the role of Strategic Alignment
  • Prioritize your own schedule in accordance with agency mission and goals
Primary Competencies: Secondary Competencies: Offering Information:
  • Planning
  • Time Management
  • Drives Vision & Purpose
  • Length: 45 minutes
  • Audience: Supervisors
  • Delivery Method: Web-Based





Situational Leadership 2 - WBT
Title in LEO: CPTP Sit Leader II WBT

This course builds on the basic theories presented in the Situational Leadership 1 course, by offering you additional leadership strategies and examples of practical application you can use to enhance your team's performance.

Outcomes:
  • Explain Situational Leadership
  • Determine your employees' readiness levels
  • Apply leadership strategies appropriate to the situation at hand
  • Apply effective leadership techniques to facilitate employee development
Primary Competencies: Secondary Competencies: Offering Information:
  • Social Awareness
  • Team Leadership
  • Communication
  • Flexibility
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Length: 45 minutes
  • Audience: Supervisors
  • Delivery Method: Web-Based





Strategic Thinking - WBT
Title in LEO: CPTP Strategic Thinking WBT

This course will give you techniques to help you to become a strategic thinker. It will also help you use strategic thinking on the job, especially in relation to teams or supervisory duties.

Outcomes:
  • Explain strategic thinking and its benefits
  • Identify the traits of strategic thinkers
  • Overcome barriers to strategic thinking
  • Apply strategic thinking techniques in the workplace
Primary Competencies: Secondary Competencies: Offering Information:
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Team Leadership
  • Teamwork & Collaboration
  • Length: 45 minutes
  • Audience: All Employees
  • Delivery Method: Web-Based





Work-life Balance: Balancing Your Life - WBT
Title in LEO: CPTP Work Life Balance WBT

This course discusses work-life balance.

Outcomes:
  • Define work-life balance
  • Analyze your current state of balance
  • Apply strategies to balance your life
  • Utilize techniques to maintain your balance
Primary Competencies: Secondary Competencies: Offering Information:
  • Self-Awareness
  • Flexibility
  • Planning
  • Length: 45 minutes
  • Audience: All Employees
  • Delivery Method: Web-Based





2015 Supervisory Group 2 Capstone Workshop
Title in LEO: CPTP 2015 Group 2 Capstone

This course is a culmination of the 2015 Supervisory Group 2 Program. It is required to complete the 2015 Supervisory Group 2 Program. The Capstone Workshop requires participants to actively engage with each other in cooperative learning experiences. The course content includes discussions, simulations, and group activities.

The 2015 Supervisory Group 2 Capstone Workshop assumes participants not only have taken course prerequisites but also are familiar with the material. Participants are welcome to revisit and review the prerequisite courses as often as they would like to before attending this class. CPTP recommends participants retake the web-based courses if there is a gap of more than six months between completing the prerequisite courses and the Capstone Workshop.

You are required to bring the course manual to class. You have the option of printing a manual, which can be found in the Links to More Information section of the course information in LEO or in the Manuals tile on the CPTP website, OR using the on-line fillable manual from your computer, tablet, or smart phone during class. NOTE: 2015 Supervisory Core, 2015 Supervisory Group 1, and 2015 Supervisory Group 2 Programs each have a capstone workshop. The capstone workshops are required to complete each program.


Outcomes:
  • Learning how to think in a strategic manner
  • Prioritizing tasks with agency mission and vision
  • Applying situational leadership theories
  • How to develop a motivated workgroup
  • Demonstrating ethical leadership
  • Using emotional intelligence in the workplace
  • Finding a work-life balance
Note:This course is also offered in a virtual format (3, 2-hour Workshops)
Primary Competencies: Secondary Competencies: Offering Information:
  • Planning
  • Strategic Thinking
  • Team Leadership
  • Self-Awareness
  • Social Awareness
  • Length: 7 hours
  • Audience: Supervisors
  • Delivery Method: Instructor-Led/Virtual