A 30-hour virtual program designed for new and mid-level managers.
Are you a frontline or mid-level manager? Have you been promoted from an individual contributor and are now supervising former peers?
The Area Foundation’s Supervisory and Management Program is designed to build skills for mid-level managers and/or first-time supervisors.
The Area Foundation’s Supervisory and Management Program is designed to strengthen the skills of experienced mid-level managers, first-time supervisors or for anyone seeking to build their management skills. This valuable program uses an evidence-based curriculum developed and delivered by university faculty, Drs. Teresa Harrison and Mark Teachout. The curriculum emphasizes real-world application and includes opportunities for self-assessment, personal reflection, and peer exchange.
Learning will include:
Participants who meet the attendance requirements earn a certificate upon completion.
Join the exclusive group of over 275 supervisor and managers who have been trained through this program since 2016.
This daylong virtual format allows participants to complete the program in 5 days, over 5 weeks (30-hour program).
The program launches with an orientation on January 18th. Sessions will be held every Tuesday, via Zoom, beginning on January 23rd, 2024 thru February 29th, 2024.
This will be held on January 18th from 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Attendance is not required but strongly recommended.
Day I: Tuesday, January 23 – Teresa Harrison, Ph. D. and Mark Teachout, Ph. D.
Fundamentals of Management and Leadership
Day II: Tuesday, January 30 – M. Teachout
Work Motivation, Employee Engagement, Recognition and Retention
Day III: Tuesday, February 6 – M. Teachout
Training & Development
Interpersonal Communication Skills for Managers
Day IV: Tuesday, February 13 – T. Harrison
Staffing your team and organization
Day V: Tuesday, February 20 – T. Harrison (includes Celebration to Mark Program Completion)
Leading Diverse Teams
Make-up Date: Use in Event of Unexpected Class Cancellation (Such as Inclement Weather)
Mark S. Teachout, PhD, is Professor Emeritus, University of the Incarnate Word, San Antonio, TX. He has taught at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in the areas of Management, International Management, Human Resources Management, Organizational Behavior, Organizational Development, Leading Change, Organizational Consulting, Capstone, and Business Statistics.
Earlier, he was the Assistant Vice President of Learning and Performance Solutions, at USAA, and a Senior Scientist at the USAF Research Lab where he received the Scientific Achievement Award for outstanding research. He is an HR, training, and OD & Leadership consultant, with 35+ years of combined experience in research & development, Fortune 200, academic and consulting settings.
He has assisted private sector, public sector, government, military, and non-profit organizations in organizational change & culture, strategic planning, training, leadership development, and program evaluation.
He has over 90 publications, including books, book chapters, articles, and technical reports and delivered over 140 professional and invited presentations in the USA and internationally, on these and other topics. His publications have been cited over 2800 times (Google Scholar; ResearchGate Score: 19.44).
He earned his Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Old Dominion University. Among his many professional affiliations and accomplishments, he served on the International Board of Standards for Training, Performance and Instruction (ibstpi) and as an original member of the Advisory Board for the Ettling Center for Civic Leadership. In addition, he was listed as one of the most published authors in the 1990’s for top tier journals in his field. Finally, he has taught and conducted research internationally, at John Cabot University, Rome, at the European Study Center in Heidelberg, and at IMC University of Applied Sciences, Krems, Austria, where he was awarded the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Grant.
Dr. Teresa Harrison is an Associate Professor in the Management department at the University of the Incarnate Word in the H-E-B School of Business and Administration. She also serves as a Co-Director of the Beckendorf Family Center of Entrepreneurship and Global Innovation at UIW. She earned her Ph.D. in Business Administration with a concentration in Organizational Behavior from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Dr. Harrison has taught a variety of courses including Organizational Behavior, Business Communication, Business Statistics, Human Resources Management, Entrepreneurship, Strategic Management (Capstone), Leading a Diverse Workforce, and Talent Management at the graduate or undergraduate level. Her research focuses on diversity, entrepreneurship, electronic recruiting and selection, and the relations between cultural values and job choice preferences. She has publications in Journal of Management, Human Resource Management Review, Journal of Managerial Psychology, and International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior and Research, among others. Results of her research have been presented at the annual meetings of the Academy of Management, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Southern Management Association, and UIW Research Week. In addition to these organizations, she is a member of the Management & Organizational Behavior Teaching Society, the Society for Human Resource Management, and is involved with the local San Antonio Human Resource Management Association.