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Ivy Tech to offer Essential Skills for Managers class in Logansport on January 25, 2024

Last Updated on January 11, 2024 by Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Service Area

One-day course prepares leaders for supervisory positions in the workplace

LOGANSPORT, Ind. — Ivy Tech Community College is offering a one-day instructor-led training course to prepare leaders for supervisory positions in the workplace.

The course, Essential Skills for Managers, will be offered on Thursday, January 25, at Ivy Tech’s Logansport campus at 1 Ivy Tech Drive.

The focus of this class is to provide a foundational base of skills for all managers using research-based best practices. Essential Skills for Managers exposes and trains supervisors to develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities necessary to successfully manage others.

The class objectives intend to help supervisors utilize tools and skills to effectively manage their teams and develop trusting and respectful relationships with their staff. In-class work will include identifying ways to decrease the escalation of problems or issues supervisors may have while providing tools to better utilize a Strengths Based Leadership Approach to understand preferences in communication and conflict management. Supervisors will learn to diagnose situations and identify appropriate leadership styles and strategies using the Situational Leadership model.

The class is set to go from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The $155 fee includes class materials and a 45-minute working lunch is provided.

To register for the Essential Skills for Managers class or for more information, contact Bonnie Devers, program manager for Ivy+ Career Link at Ivy Tech Kokomo, at bdevers3@ivytech.edu or 765-252-5497.

SOURCE: News release from Ivy Tech Community College Kokomo Service Area