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Introduction to Supervision

Course Number: HRA16

Cost: $25

Description: Introduction to Supervision is designed to provide entry-level supervisors with an overview and practical understanding of the essential skills and knowledge needed to effectively supervise employees. This interactive session will introduce participants to the concepts of recognizing that moving from the role of contributor to supervisor requires a broader focus and different skill set. Participants will learn about common misconceptions held by new supervisors, how to avoid mistakes made by new supervisors, and learn that transitioning from employee to seasoned supervisor is a process that a combination of training, practice, reflection, and feedback.


  • Identify the role of the supervisor and how it differs from that of an individual contributor
  • Identify the key mistakes new supervisors make and how to avoid them
  • Identify key skills for new supervisors to succeed
  • Identify key resources available to new supervisors to help them be successful at NC State University
There are no classes scheduled at this time. Please contact T&OD regarding this course.
Introduction to Supervision
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