BLM/FWS/NPS Supervisory Skills Workshop


Target Audience: 

New supervisors in their 12-month probationary period.

Summary and Objectives: 

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Explore best practices for conducting effective performance appraisals.
  • Create work environments that welcome diverse and differing voices and experiences.
  • Practice new techniques for managing conflict.
  • Utilize new frameworks for fostering employee engagement.
  • Develop techniques for creating, managing, and leading your team.
  • Develop more robust interpersonal skills.
  • Gain a network of peers to help support you in your life as a supervisor.

This training guides new supervisors through the competencies specified by OPM's Federal Supervisory Training Framework. More specifically, this training will cover:

  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Conducting Performance Appraisals
  • Human Capital Management
  • Leveraging Diversity
  • Conflict Management
  • ​​​​​​​Fostering Employee Engagement
  • Mentoring Employees

Competency Addressed: 

Managing Human Resources - Basic, Leadership - Basic, Leadership - 2 - Basic, Conflict Management - Basic, Developing Others - Basic, Leveraging Diversity - Basic, Situational Awareness - Basic, Integrity/Honesty - Basic, Relationship Management - Basic, Accountability - Basic

Course Short Name
Course Type
Training Tuition Cost
32 hours
Training Credit Hours
Semester Hours

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Upcoming Sessions of this Course

Session date and time
Location Classroom
Shepherdstown, WV

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