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Training - 2015 Supervisory Group Core Courses


The courses below are assigned to Supervisory Group Core. For instructions on which courses to take, see our 2015 Supervisory Group Core Instructions

Civil Service Essentials for Supervisors - WBT
Title in LEO: CPTP CS Essentials for Supv WBT

This course provides users with information about the history of Civil Service, the supervisory role within Civil Service, and the importance of political activity rules.

Outcomes:
  • Explain the purpose and importance of the state Civil Service system
  • Describe your authority to perform supervisory functions
  • Recognize and report employees that participate in prohibited political activities
Primary Competencies: Secondary Competencies: Offering Information:
  • Organizational Awareness
  • Change Leadership
  • Communication
  • Length: 45 minutes
  • Audience: Supervisors
  • Delivery Method: Web-Based





Hiring and Retaining Top Talent - WBT
Title in LEO: CPTP Hiring Retaining Top Talent WBT

This course provides managers with tips for interviewing, on-boarding, and motivating employees.

Outcomes:
  • Use behavior-based interviewing to hire the best candidates for your positions
  • Engage new hires and increase productivity time
  • Improve new employee transition and comfort level within the organization
  • Encourage confidence, engagement, and productivity in your employees by practicing key motivational techniques
Primary Competencies: Secondary Competencies: Offering Information:
  • Fosters Engagement
  • Team Leadership
  • Workforce Management
  • Communication
  • Performance Management
  • Planning
  • Length: 45 minutes
  • Audience: Supervisors
  • Delivery Method: Web-Based





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

This course outlines the supervisor's rights and responsibilities in managing employee leave. The course covers various types of leave, outlining requirements and obligations for each.

Outcomes:
  • Use tools and techniques to make managing leave easier
Primary Competencies: Secondary Competencies: Offering Information:
  • Resource Management
  • Communication
  • Organizational Awareness
  • Length: 45 minutes
  • Audience: Supervisors
  • Delivery Method: Web-Based





Myths That Affect Good Supervision - WBT
Title in LEO: CPTP Myths that Affect Good Supv WBT

This course examines a number of harmful, common myths that exist in the state government workforce. The course deconstructs these myths, and offers specific management techniques to correct behavior resulting from these false beliefs.

Outcomes:
  • Explain a number of harmful common myths that exist in the state government workforce
  • Apply specific management techniques to correct behavior resulting from these false beliefs
Primary Competencies: Secondary Competencies: Offering Information:
  • Organizational Awareness
  • Performance Management
  • Team Leadership
  • Length: 45 minutes
  • Audience: Supervisors
  • Delivery Method: Web-Based





Validating Employee Performance - WBT
Title in LEO: CPTP Validating Empl Performance WBT

This course provides managers with tips on how to objectively document workplace performance for their employees. It also discusses the appeals process and how a manager can best prepare himself/herself for this process.

Outcomes:
  • Create quality documentation that meets the standards expected by the state
  • Provide an overview of the appeals process
Primary Competencies: Secondary Competencies: Offering Information:
  • Performance Management
  • Communication
  • Develops Others
  • Length: 30 minutes
  • Audience: Supervisors
  • Delivery Method: Web-Based





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

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

The Core Capstone Workshop assumes participants have not only taken course prerequisites, but are familiar with the material. For those participants who wish to review key content prior to the course, review materials can be downloaded by clicking the "Click here to print review materials" link in the Links to More Information section of the course information in LEO or from the Manuals tile on the Talent Development website. Participants also can repeat courses to review. CPTP recommends participants retake the web-based courses if there is a gap of more than 6 months between completing the prerequisite courses and the Core 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 Talent Development 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:
  • Define critical job behaviors
  • Create structured interviewing scripts
  • Determine onboarding activities
  • Practice motivational discussions
  • Conduct counseling sessions
  • Document disciplinary and performance issues
Note:This course is also offered in a virtual format (3, 2-hour Workshops)
Primary Competencies: Secondary Competencies: Offering Information:
  • Workforce Management
  • Communication
  • Fosters Engagement
  • Length: 7 hours
  • Audience: Supervisors
  • Delivery Method: Instructor-Led/Virtual