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Penn State Wilkes-Barre Offers Management Development Programs

9/15/2009 —

Penn State Wilkes-Barre is providing an opportunity to enhance supervision skills and leadership through a series of management development public programs beginning this October.

The first program, Supervision Essentials – Level 1, will take place on Mondays, October 5, 19, 26 and November 2 from 1-4:30 p.m. at NEPA Alliance on Oak Street in Pittston, Pa.

This program, taught by Beth Ann Delaney, is designed for newly appointed supervisors, those aspiring to be supervisors, and those in supervisory roles who do not have formal training.  Objectives of this program include meeting supervisory responsibilities, building work relationships, communicating effectively, and leading others.

Delaney will also teach another program offered by Penn State Wilkes-Barre called Meeting Today’s Leadership Challenges.  This one day program will take place on Tuesday, November 10 from 8:30 a.m. until 12 p.m. at Penn State Wilkes-Barre, Old Route 115, Lehman, Pa.

This program serves as an introduction to the nature of leadership roles and responsibilities in today’s complex and changing workplace. It includes concepts, exercises, and activities designed to help you understand these roles and responsibilities, and to begin developing the competencies and behaviors associated with effective leadership.

For more information, contact Vinelle Johnson in the Continuing Education department at Penn State Wilkes-Barre at 570-675-9253 or vjohnson@psu.edu or view the program brochure.

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