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Supervisors lead people and manage processes. Departments and units with skilled and knowledgeable supervisors strengthen the University as a whole. Great supervisors develop their faculty and staff so that they can better fulfill the mission of UGA and meet the grand challenges of our time.



As of Fall 2020, Supervisory Fundamentals has moved to an online format. Each session of Supervisory Fundamentals
will begin with a live Zoom meeting, and the majority of the content will be delivered through online, self-paced
modules. A live Zoom wrap-up meeting and Q&A will conclude the program. 

Supervisory Fundamentals is a foundational program designed to deliver the most essential knowledge and tools for supervising at UGA. Our online modules will allow participants the ability to learn the ins and outs of employment
guidelines and policies and managing a staff. 



Sharpen the tools you gained in Supervisory Fundamentals and take your team from good to great! The UGA Supervisors’ Academy is a cohort-based program that provides a professional network of other supervisors navigating similar situations whose advice is rooted in knowledge of UGA’s policies, guidelines, and procedures.

The cohort will meet over seven sessions to discuss and learn crucial aspects of supervising: managing self, managing culture, managing teams, and managing change. Program fee is $100/participant to cover materials and assessment cost.

Participants must:

(a) Be a current UGA supervisor, and

(b) Have completed the Supervisory Fundamentals program or the previous Certificate in Supervisory Excellence





The Supervisor Seminars are a collection of programs designed with current and aspiring supervisors in mind.

Seminars may be panel discussions, lectures from experts, or activity-based workshops and are open to aspiring supervisors, experienced supervisors, and anyone in between looking to sharpen their supervising skills.

Register for all Supervisor Seminars via the UGA Professional Education Portal (PEP).







While many UGA employees are working remotely and responding to the COVID-19 pandemic, supervisors are being called to manage differently. No matter how different it feels, we’re here to help you.


Schedule a one-on-one or small group consultation on supervising strategies with a Learning & Development professional by filling out this Qualtrics intake form. A member of our team will contact you shortly. 




  • Take a look at the Learning & Development  online career development materials.
  • Make an appointment with a career consultant to discuss opportunities to gain specific supervisory skills.
  • Attend future supervisor seminars to learn with other supervisors at UGA.
  • Review the Leadership Competencies in UGA's Staff Competency Model.
  • Review LinkedIn Learning courses in UGA's Professional Education Portal to gain a general understanding of
    leadership and management skills.



Dates for all sessions above are posted in the Professional Education Portal (PEP).



Questions? Contact Learning and Development at or 706-542-7062