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Supervisory Roles and Responsibilities

Managing Employee Performance

Succession Planning

These courses are eligible for a 15% discount per person for any company having 4 or more registrations!

Penn State DuBois Outreach will offer the first two of four courses of the Supervision Essential Series in October. The remaining two courses of the series will be offered in the spring of 2016.

Dale Fox, Outreach InstructorInstructor Dale E. Fox brings decades of diverse experience with business and non-profit corporations, ranging from consulting with Fortune 100 corporations, board membership with state and regional entities, universities and local non-profits.  An award winning member of Toastmasters International and popular speaker, Dale specializes in providing interactive programs that educate, entertain and inspire.

Supervision Essentials Series is a four-part series geared for new and upcoming frontline supervisors who want to keep their knowledge and skills consistent with, or a step ahead of, the demands of the workplace.  The program focuses on developing practical skills in key areas related to successfully supervising and leading today's employees.  It provides an excellent opportunity for newer supervisors and those looking to move into a supervisory position to move beyond the "basics," to a more advanced understanding of supervisory skills and competencies.

Supervision Essentials I: Supervisory Roles and Responsibilities This class will emphasize meeting supervisory responsibilities, communicating effectively, building work relationships and leadership. Register Here!

Date:  Thursday, October 15, 2015

Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location:  Penn State DuBois, DEF Building, Room 209

Fee: $495 (includes book and course materials)

Instructor: Dale E. Fox

Supervision Essentials II: Managing Employee Performance This class will emphasize setting the stage for excellent performance, clarifying expectations and observing performance, coaching and providing feedback, and dealing with challenging performance situations. Register Here!

Date:  Thursday, October 29, 2015

Time:  8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Location:  Penn State DuBois, DEF Building, Room 209

Fee:  $495 (includes book and course materials)

Instructor:  Dale E. Fox

Succession Planning As a result of anticipated vacancies in key leadership positions, many organizations are faced with the need to have a comprehensive succession management system.  The challenge is where to start and what to do.  This course will provide a detailed approach to the start-up and implementation of an effective succession management plan. Register Here!

Date:  Thursday, November 12, 2015

Time:  8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

Location:  Penn State DuBois, DEF Building, Room 209

Fee:  $425

Instructor:  Dale E. Fox


100-Hour Personal Care Home Administrator Training This course addresses issues surrounding personal care homes and the responsibility of providing safe, humane, comfortable, and a supportive residential setting for adults who don't require the services of a licensed, long-term care facility, but do not require assistance with daily living activities.  The programs included in this course prepare the student for the Personal Care Home Administrator exam, which is given on the last day of class.  Current healthcare employees can fulfill CE requirements by attending most of the programs in this course.  Students participate via video conference with students at other Penn State campuses.

Date: New class starting February 2016

Time: TBA

Location:  Penn State DuBois

Contact Penn State DuBois Outreach at duboisce@psu.edu or (814) 375-4715