Leadership Essentials for Supervisors

Virtual Delivery 

December 7, 2020 | SOLD OUT

March 18, 2021

Introduction and Background

"I loved the focus on emotional connections as a leader." - Victor Roman, Brown Communications Group 
This course is designed for front-line to mid-managers, and those who are moving from peer to supervisor, and for those who would benefit from refreshing their leadership skills. This course focuses on leadership skills in communication, coaching, performance management, and leading through constant change.

Course Structure

All participant materials will be sent prior to the course start date. Program learning includes an online virtual classroom through Zoom. Participants are required to have access to a computer/laptop with sound capabilities (speakers and microphone) and a built-in camera or webcam. Participants should also have access to a quiet and private space for learning.



Pre-work and One-on-one Session:

  • Self-reflection, self-assessment, and pre-workshop
  • 45-minute one-on-one coaching session with Facilitator prior to course

Online Virtual Classroom December 7, 2020

  • Facilitator online to answer additional questions
  • You will be provided regular stretch breaks and lunch break
  • Break-out rooms, whiteboard, screen sharing, and video capabilities will also be utilized

Post-Program Follow-Up

  • 45-minute coaching call post-course

  • Key Learning Objectives
    • Assess your leadership skills and how those affect managing others
    • Establish credibility with more senior/experienced employees
    • Align supervisory accountability to overall organization business strategy and people management expectations
    • Use coaching as a means to engage staff, inspire innovation and create a team culture of trust
    • Communicate to meet the needs of different types of employees
    • Explore new ways of thinking to facilitate change and conflict

Funding Available

Check out the funding opportunities available through the Re-Open Saskatchewan Training Subsidy Program. 

March 18, 2021
8:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Virtual Delivery

Program Fees

$995 plus GST

Includes course tuition and all teaching materials.

Registration Deadline

March 11, 2021

Course Planner

For more information, contact

Rebecca Schweighardt

Program Coordinator

t: 306-966-7956

e: rschweighardt@edwards.usask.ca

Instructor Profile

DianeDiane Knoll, B.Ed., CEC, CEQA

Diane is recognized as a highly qualified and respected coach and facilitator. She is especially known for creating trusting relationships with her clients. Her career includes experience in the private and public sectors including agriculture, not-for profit, public education, post-secondary education, finance and mining. Diane has been facilitating at Edwards School of Business for the past several years and is excited to share her work in the field of emotional intelligence.

Diane is a graduate of the Royal Roads University post-graduate executive coaching program, a certified practitioner in the Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), Facet5, Six Seconds Emotional Intelligence Network, Emotional Intelligence and 360 feedback instruments. 



University of Saskatchewan's liability is limited to reimbursement of paid tuition fees.

Cancellations received at least five (5) business days in advance of the course commencement date will receive a full refund. Cancellations received less than five (5) business days prior to the course commencement date will be subject to a $100 administration fee. Cancellations received less than two (2) business days prior to the course commencement date will be subject to full course tuition cost.

Non-attendance will incur full course tuition cost.

Fees subject to change without notice.

Program Transfers

One course transfer will be permitted without penalty if the cancellation request is received within fifteen (15) business days prior to the course start date. Alternate program transfers may be approved dependent on course availability. Transfer requests must be scheduled within six (6) months of the initial purchase. Applicants will be responsible for any price difference in program fees at the time of the request. Each subsequent transfer request will be subject to $300 administration fee. 

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