Blue Ox Business Academy

Supervisor Advantage

Supervisor Advantage

A powerful program to develop the skills and confidence needed to manage high-performing teams.

Supervisor Advantage

A powerful program to develop the skills and confidence needed to manage high-performing teams.

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Registration for the 2024 Supervisor Advantage class will begin in early 2024. Check back here for details.

Looking for a time-effective workshop to grow as a successful supervisor? Through two full days packed with tools and techniques, participants will learn the functional skills of effective management and supervision. This program is ideal for newly promoted supervisors as well as those looking to brush up their skills alongside other area businesses. Facilitated in person both days by Bruce Miles of Big River Group, the first session will begin on May 18th.

DON’T WAIT TO REGISTER! Cost is $725 per person and is limited to 32 Chamber members. Zoom will be provided if needed. Deadline to register is May 4th (or sooner if the class is filled), and fees include The Leader’s Window book, class materials, and lunch both days. Through the support of Anderson Brothers Construction, scholarships (25% discount) are available upon request to very small businesses and nonprofit organizations with fewer than 5 employees.

Paula Chapulis

Program Director

Bruce Miles

Featured Speaker

Sessions held at Brainerd Lakes Chamber Admin Office

Class size limited to first 32 registered

Cost to attend is $725 per person

Supervisor Advantage Class
Supervisor Advantage Class
Supervisor Advantage Class

Day #1

May 18, 2023 | 8-4PM

Morning: Leadership & Better Supervision of Employees
Leadership Traits & Styles, Supervising Diverse Teams & Former Peers, Management vs. Leadership

Afternoon: Interviewing & Developing High Performance Teams
Effective Recruiting, Interviewing, Supervision for Increased Accountability, Recognition & Retention Strategies

Day #2

May 22, 2023 | 8-4PM

Morning: Increasing Employee Engagement & Accountability
Employee Engagement, SMART Goals, Performance Reviews, Terminations

Afternoon: Reducing Conflict & Dealing with Difficult Employees
Team Building & Pitfalls, Diagnosing & Diffusing Conflict, Managing Difficult Employees, Course Capstones & Certificate Presentation

Take it from our graduates.

“It was the best training I’ve ever attended in my 12 years of being a supervisor. Thank you, Bruce!”

“We were able to learn new skills and apply them, while in sessions, to real-life situations and utilize the feedback of other leaders to help determine solutions.”

“I loved how Bruce would introduce a subject and then immediately jump to role play. That helped me cement it in my mind.”

Paula Chapulis Circle Headshot

For more information, contact Blue Ox Business Academy Director Paula Chapulis.

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