College of the Extended University

Supervisory Program for the Government Sector

Poor supervision practices can have major financial implications. The result is reflected in low employee productivity, client and employee dissatisfaction, and high turnover. A proven supervisory training program can provide critical techniques necessary for your supervisors to gain confidence and competence in their role.

Join with local cities in implementing our supervisory program and take the next step in ensuring that your supervisors are well prepared for the challenges ahead. We are committed to your success and are devoted to working continuously with local cities to ensure the quality of our program.

We strongly believe that our Local Government Supervisory Program can provide your employees with the tools necessary for them to become effective supervisors.

Fall 2020 Registration is now closed.

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1. Summary of Topics

Learning to communicate effectively
Developing others
Managing groups or teams
Motivating others
Resolving conflicts
Delegate effectively
Fostering relationships

You will receive the Local Government Supervisory Program Certificate upon completion of a total of 24 hours of instructor-led courses. 

*Customized & On-Site with min enrollment number

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2. Program Benefits

  • Increase supervisor’s ability to communicate effectively in the workplace
  • Reduce the number of errors due to miscommunication between employees
  • Create a stronger workplace morale
  • Maximize Productivity Reduce turnover of valued employees
  • Decreased Recruitment Costs

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3. Who should attend?

This program focuses on employees with up to five years of supervisory experience in the government sector.

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4. Instructors

Sharonda Bishop 

Sharonda Bishop is the Founder and Owner of Bishop Consulting, a Human Resource, and Training company, serving Orange County and Inland Empire.  Sharonda possesses over 20 years of human resources, payroll, and training experience, working with employees and managers on a one-to-one level, honing their communication, teamwork, and leadership skills.  She is a lecturer, at Cal Poly Pomona & Extended University, and provides exceptional educational/training programs.

An active member of her community, Sharonda is on the board of directors of Inland Valley Hope Partners, an organization that serves over 18,000 meals annually in the Inland Empire via seven food pantries. She is proud to be a doctoral student at DePaul University, pursuing her DBA degree.

Dr. Linda DeLong

Dr. Linda DeLong is a professor and has been teaching in higher education and corporations for over 35 years.  She has consulted with several non-profit organizations as well.  In this capacity, she assisted with various interventions to include conflict resolution matters, leadership development, and supported these agencies in the development of strong HR practices and policy handbooks.  Dr. DeLong continues her consultancy with organizations in for profit, non-profit and government agencies.

Dr. De Long received her undergraduate degree from Cal Poly, Pomona, with an MBA in Organizational Behavior from the Drucker School in Claremont. She has completed her Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership from the University of La Verne.

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