Workplace Learning & Development

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Supervising Employees at UMass

Focus: 
Supervisory Development

Supervising Employees at UMass: As a supervisor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, one of your responsibilities is to insure the success of your team, as well as being aware of the resources for you as a supervisor. 


  • Identify ways in this video to manage a negative employee as you build your team.
  • Watch this video that makes the case that the best managers start with trust.
  • Understand the difference between coaching vs feedback in this video as you work towards building a successful team.
  • Learn more at UMass: Register for the New Supervisor Orientation (in-person or online) or the Supervisor Leadership Development Program through Workplace Learning and Develop's workshop catalog. Additional supervisor resources can be found at WLDLabor Relations and the Faculty & Staff Assistance Program.