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'Essentials of Supervision' offered to area businesses at HCC

HOLYOKE -- The Kittredge Center for Business & Workforce Development at Holyoke Community College (HCC) is offering to company representatives a free showcase of its new essentials of supervision certificate program on May 3 at HCC. The program is designed for individuals seeking to gain supervision skills and for companies to provide professional development to their current and upcoming supervisors.
The 12-hour program covers an overview of the role of the supervisor, cultural competency, leadership styles, communication skills and managing conflicts and challenges. The program will launch on June 7 and run four consecutive Monday mornings. Offered on the HCC campus, it will also be available through live synchronous distance learning at company sites. HCC invites company representatives to attend the showcase on May 3 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. by calling Robert at 552-2086 to reserve a seat. Space is limited; reservations are required.