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The Highly Effective Manager
Start Date: 3/21/2017Start Time: 8:30 AM
End Date: 3/21/2017End Time: 12:00 PM
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Event Description:

The Highly Effective Manager 

The 'Highly Effective Manager' (HEM) course provides foundational knowledge and skills to managing others. The content focuses on best practices in supervising staff and begins with helping participants gain a better understanding of their own management style.

Learning Outcomes

Participants will:

  • Understand the role of a supervisor
  • Identify strategies to engage employees
  • Identify and explore their own management styles with regards to motivation, delegation and development through the use of the DiSC Management behavioral assessment
  • Recognize the importance of a manager’s role in communicating with employees and leadership on campus
  • Discover supervision practices that promote inclusion and an appreciation for diversity
  • Identify strategies for navigating workplace conflict
  • Develop skills to foster team work and problem solving

Program Information

The Highly Effective Manager course is offered four time annually. The course meets once per week from 8am to noon for four consecutive weeks.

Required Prerequisite

Employee Management and Compliance Essentials is a critical prerequisite course for supervisors who wish to participate in the Highly Effective Manager (HEM). HEM builds on the foundational knowledge developed in the course.

Who Should Attend

  • New supervisors who will be directly or indirectly supervising Classified or University Staff
  • Employees recently or soon-to-be promoted to a supervisory role over
  • Supervisors and managers seeking a refresher course to elevate their existing skills and understanding of managing individuals and teams


The instructors for this course are senior training specialists in Organization and Employee Development in the Department of Human Resources.


There is an $85 fee for this course. The fee covers the cost of the DiSC assessment instrument.

Registration is required. Register Now. 

Location Information:
East Campus - Administrative & Research Center (ARC)  (View Map)
3100 Marine Street
Boulder, CO
Room: 346
Contact Information:
Name: Human Resources
Phone: 303-492-6893
This event is open to
  • Faculty
  • Staff

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