Savannah Tech to offer Supervisory Training

#1347 | March 18, 2013

SAVANNAH – Savannah Technical College’s Professional Continuing Education will offer a series of courses in Supervisory Training beginning April 3 and ending July 10. The location for the course is the Dorchester Academy (8787 E. Oglethorpe Hwy., Hinesville, 31313), and the class will meet from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m.

The Supervisory Training course is designed for anyone interested in improving or developing their leadership, relationship management and communication skills in a manufacturing environment. The cost for the eight-session series is $600 per student.

The following sections are included in the course and designed to immerse the student in an experiential learning environment that will prepare them to be leaders in fast-paced and ever changing manufacturing environments.

  • Leadership: This section will familiarize students with the principles and techniques of sound leadership practices. Topics include: Characteristics of Effective Leadership Styles, History of Leadership, Leadership Models, The Relationship of Power and Leadership, Team Leadership, The Role of Leadership in Effecting Change.
  • Interpersonal Communications: This section will introduce communication skills needed in business and professional contexts. The focus is on developing a working knowledge of theory and skills required in interpersonal communication, groups and presentations. Emphasis is on developing personal skills of comprehension and communication within a diversity of personnel and cultural situations.
  • Time Management: Participants will learn to recognize their personal attitude toward time and the benefits of effective time management. Upon completion of this course, the learner will learn to avoid procrastination and set meaningful goals that reflect their own priorities, identify their personal and professional roles and discuss ways to make time for people and activities important to them. They will develop a “time audit” that will identify how they are spending their time and suggest areas where time management can be improved.
  • Labor Management Relations: The section provides students with an overview of the relationship of rank and file employees to management in business organizations. The nature of the workplace, the economic foundations of work organizations, and the history of the relationship between management and labor is examined. The course acquaints the student with the principles of developing positive relationships between management and labor within the context of the legal environment governing labor relations.

For series registration and payment, contact Reeshemah Johnson, 912.443.5808 or by March 29, 2013. Credit and/or debit card payments may be made via telephone. Money order, personal or cashier’s checks made payable to Savannah Technical College will only be accepted at the Crossroads and Liberty campus.

Savannah Technical College’s Professional Continuing Education provides professional short-term job training and community interest classes for the College’s four-county service area and offers many paths to high-wage, high-performance careers. No previous college experience, entrance exams or high school diploma/GED are required to participate in Professional Continuing Education classes.


For registration and payment information:
Reeshemah Johnson 912.443.5808 or

Media Contact:
Amy Shaffer, APR 912.443.5512 or

Savannah Technical College serves Coastal Georgia with quality, market-driven technical education with campus locations in Chatham, Effingham and Liberty Counties. Serving more than 10,000 credit and non-credit students annually, Savannah Tech offers nearly 150 different instructional programs in Aviation Technology, Business and Professional Services, Industrial Technology, and Health Sciences in addition to Adult Education classes, industry-specific training and continuing education. The College serves as an economic and community development partner for the region, offering corporate and customized training and assessment programs for business and industry.

Savannah Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate degrees, diplomas and technical certificates of credit. Questions about the accreditation of Savannah Technical College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (