The Management Support & Development Program has been designed at the direction of the President and Provost to support the unique needs of managers and supervisors at UConn.
The purpose of the program is to foster a clear understanding of UConn’s management philosophy including our core institutional values, policies and procedures and provide managers with the tools needed to ensure compliance with university conduct expectations, rules and regulations.
This program is mandatory for managers with significant supervisory responsibilities of other faculty and staff. Fall semester sessions for newly hired or newly promoted managers will be advertised once scheduled.
Managing Employees at UConn
The Management Development Program also addresses some of the more difficult and nuanced areas of managing employees at UConn; highlight the varied University resources that are available to help managers navigate the most complex workplace issues. Some of the topics that will be covered in the program include:
Compensation & Classification of University Employees
The Composition of UConn’s Workforce
Promoting Workplace Civility
Discrimination and Harassment Prevention
Enforcement of the Inappropriate Relationships Policy
Title IX Best Practices
FMLA & ADA
Collective Bargaining and Labor Relations Issues
Strategies for Correcting Problematic Performance or Behavior
Support and Resources Available to Help Managers Navigate Complex Workplace Issues