HAYS, KS -- Fort Hays State University's Small Business Development Center will host three state employee supervisor training sessions at Sternberg Museum of Natural History.
The training sessions entitled "Success Factors in a Changing Workplace," "Building World Class Teams" and "Effective Communication Skills" are approved for the continuing education program for supervisors credit in the state of Kansas.
"Success Factors in a Changing Workplace" will provide the knowledge and skills deemed necessary to be successful in the ever-changing business environment. Topics will include the changing workplace, the organizational change process and making change work for you.
These topics along with various others will be addressed from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 27, at Sternberg Museum.
Another training session discussing the knowledge and behavioral skills to create, lead and get results from a team, is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Sternberg Museum.
"Building World Class Teams" will discuss an array of topics with some to the highlights being successful collaboration, team cohesiveness, "groupthink" and conflict management strategies.
"Effective Communication Skills" is the final training session being offered. This session will address the skills needed to identify effective communication and practice better communication in the everyday functioning of organizations.
Topics included in this session will range from the communication process to making communication work. This final session is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 15, from 9 a.m. to noon and from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Sternberg Museum.
Participants may enroll in any or all sessions of the supervisor training. Each session is approved for six hours of credit in the Continuing Education Program for Supervisors. The registration fee for each seminar is $75 or $150 for all three.
Contact the FHSU Small Business Development Center, 109 W. 10th, Hays, KS 67601 for more information.
Additional information may also be requested by fax (785) 628-0533 or phone (785) 628-6786.
The series is co-sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration and the Kansas Department of Commerce and Housing.