Supervision Part II

Modern Day Challenges

Workshop Overview

Possessing a capable skill-set is only half of the potential solution. Modern day supervisors must execute relentlessly in producing results for their respective organizations. This workshop moves beyond the attainment of up-to-date supervisory skills to applying such skills while facing the daunting organizational challenges of the 21st century. It provides an overview of today’s organizations, issues affecting organizations and ways that modern supervisors in organizations are responding strategically. This workshop also focuses on emerging new directions for supervision, the future of supervision and ways to prepare for and act in the future.

Available Dates:

June 24, 2020, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m., Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama

Workshop Outline

Title Overview
Day 1
  • Modern Day Supervision

  • Exerting Positive Influence and Leading People

  • The Emerging Role of Facilitator: Working with Groups and Teams

  • Employment Engagement

  • Managing the Critical Process of Problem Solving with Creativity

  • Helping People Work Together: Human Relations

  • Taking Responsibility: Organizational Ethics

  • Planning for Change: Technology and Modern Work Requirements

  • Preparing for the Future: Supervision Tomorrow


Unique workshop offerings

  • A future-focused and strategic view of the challenge for modern day supervisors

Workshop Leads

Mr. Jim Satterfield

Dr. Robert K. Prescott, SPHR, SHRM-SCP

Dr. Robert K. Prescott has spent twenty years in industry and as many years teaching in academic positions. He is currently Director-Corporate Engagement for The University of Alabama and has most recently served for sixteen years as Graduate Faculty of Management at the Crummer Graduate School of Business at Rollins College in Winter Park, Florida. His personal teaching expertise and research focuses on all aspects of human resource management, leadership, organization behavior, training & development and enterprise consulting. He is a native of Birmingham, Alabama, holds a B.S. in Marketing from the University of Alabama and a Ph.D. in Workforce Education and Development from The Pennsylvania State University.