Today, the job of a supervisor is complicated by the changing work environments, and by a new breed of employees. Supervisors are a critical link between the work on the ground and the planning that goes into production. Within this course supervisors will also learn about labor market trends, their own leadership and management strengths, and how to effect change on the waterfront. Training also focuses on leadership demands, behavioral management, tracking professional goals and developing stronger workers through career development and goal setting. Issues relating to generational differences and similarities is a key element of learning how to leverage four generations of workers to work together using complimentary skill sets. The course delivers 16 plus hours of lecture, video, hands-on activities, The Kouzes & Posner Leadership Challenge System and team based assignments.