Workplace Learning & Development

Promoting Employee and Organizational Growth and Development
(413) 545-1787

New Supervisor Orientation

This program provides an introduction to the University expectations of supervisors, and the services and resources that promote quality supervision. This two hour workshop will cover the basic skill set needed for supervising here at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. In addition, we’ll discuss the general responsibilities required of a supervisor at the university.

What you’ll learn:

  • Effective use of the progressive discipline system in accordance to bargaining agreements and University policies and procedures.
  • A developmentally approach progressive discipline through effectively crafting Performance Improvement Plans.
Available To: 
UMass managers and supervisors
Open to all staff and faculty supervisors.
Supervisory Development