This course fulfills Washington Administrative Code (WAC) 357-34-055 that requires new supervisors to attend management training within their first six months of assignment. You will learn tips, tools and techniques that you can use immediately. The Leading Others course focuses on the mindset, interpersonal skills, and technical knowledge it takes to successfully lead others in the public sector.
Leading Others combines self-reflection, e-Learning, classroom instruction, cohort and small group work, and experiential learning. In this course we will explore how to motivate staff, manage risk, and develop effective teams to meet your organization’s objectives. You will learn to communicate better, manage conflict, and help those you supervise to navigate change effectively.
This course is designed to briefly touch upon several different management topics. If you need more information on a certain topic, you can find many of these covered in one or two day individual courses.
Performance Objectives: Upon successful completion of this course you should be able to:
Competencies covered in this course: Performance leadership, interviewing, communications effectiveness, development and continual learning, enforcing laws, rules and regulations.
Intended audience: Anyone new to supervising in Washington State government including those experienced in management but new to the State system. For more information, see the attached message to managers.
Please note that agencies will be charged the regular, full price of the course if a registered student cannot attend the class or send a substitution. Please review the attendance policy for more information.
Cost: Many leadership development organizations charge $2,000 or more for an introductory course. We are pleased to offer Leading Others at a cost of $785 per learner, or $500 per learner for state agencies that pay into the Personnel Services Fee (PSF). Not sure whether your agency pays into the PSF fee? List of Agencies
NOTE: Classes outside of the Olympia area may have additional travel charges that vary by location.