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11/3/2016 to 11/17/2016
When: November 3, 10 & 17
8:30 am - 4:30 pm
Where: The Alliance Rocky Hill Office
35 Cold Spring Road
Suite 522
Rocky Hill, Connecticut  06067
United States
Presenter: Steven Greenblatt, Esq., SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Contact: Katie Breslin

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Program Overview


Managing People is a 3-Part series which cannot be broken into singular parts. Below is a breakdown of topics scheduled for each day.


November 3 | Introduction to Leadership: Supervisors are responsible for the quality of other people’s work. In order to do their job effectively, organizations must provide supervisors with the tools to influence their direct reports. This session focuses on the manner in which the interpersonal conduct of the supervisor allows him/her to develop leadership qualities that will have a salutary influence on those for whom he/she is accountable. Topics include the role of the manager as a supervisor, the development of leadership, managing critical moments, employee involvement, communications and more.


November 10 | Introduction to Supervision: One of the most important roles of any supervisor is to help employees perform tasks in effective ways. This session focuses on the ways supervisors can help staff develop their abilities and understanding of appropriate roles as independent variables resulting in better performance. Topics include the role of the supervisor, delegation and accountability, negotiating expectations, positive reinforcement and mechanisms to help improve performance.


November 17 | Counseling & Discipline: All supervisors will eventually conduct a counseling session to discuss apparent performance problems. This course will treat a counseling session as a method to avoid discipline as well as a coaching activity consistent with the need to help staff find ways to overcome the challenges they face at work. Topics include the role of the supervisor, an introduction to conducting counseling sessions, writing counseling memos, an overview of discipline as well as a look at disciplinary action case studies.

Fee:  Members: $399 | Non-Members: $449

Light breakfast and lunch served 



Certificate of Completion: All participants who attend this three-part series will receive a Certificate of Completion following the last session.

Certificate of Achievement: Participants who attend this three-part series have the option of sitting for a final exam on the last day of class proctored by the course instructor. Any individual earning a score of 80% or higher will receive a Certificate of Achievement.



Steven J. Greenblatt, Esq. has served as Director of Labor Relations at the S.U.N.Y. Downstate Medical Center for 16 years, as Acting Affirmative Action Officer for six years and has been Director of Workforce and Development since 2002. Mr. Greenblatt holds a Juris Doctor degree from New York Law School, and a Masters in Labor Law from New York University School of Law. Steve has investigated numerous claims of discrimination and conducts training in leadership skills, cultural sensitivity and customer service, respect in the workplace and the psychological contract. Prior to his tenure at Downstate, Steve managed disciplinary investigations, trials and appeals as Deputy Inspector General of the New York City Department of Sanitation, was Appellate Counsel to twenty-three counties’ District Attorneys for the NYS Division of Criminal Justice Services, an appellate and trial attorney for the Bronx County District Attorney and trained new prosecutors and investigators in investigative and trial techniques. Steve mediates workplace disputes and consults on diverse issues involving organizational development and human resources.



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