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Advanced Skills for Managers

(formerly known as: Managing Effective Performance - MEP)

Course Number:

SMD 119

Target Audience:

Middle managers (those who supervise supervisors); professionals who have program management responsibilities but who may not supervise employees directly; and supervisors of professional staff


This program replaces Supervision for Managers and Professionals as well as Introduction to Supervision, and is a pre-requisite for NC Certified Public Manager program. Advanced Skills for Managers provides participants with strategies to effectively carry out the leadership aspects of the management role. Courses concentrate on applying leadership processes to facilitate the effective performance of individual employees and work teams. Completion of an online Situational Leadership module is required prior to attending any of the three classroom sessions. Successful completion of the program requires full participation in the online module and all three sequential classroom sessions as well as passing an online examination.
Courses are taught in two-day sessions. There are three classroom sessions, typically scheduled with one or two weeks between the sessions. The exam is available to participants online for a two-week period beginning one week following the last classroom session. Total program time averages 56 hours (including time spent online for the Situational Leadership module, final exam, and other out of class assignments).
The ASM program is conducted at various site locations. For more information contact Susan Adams at (919) 733-2474.



Online session prior to three sequential two-day sessions, followed by exam dates


9 - 5


Learning Development Center



Min/Max Class Size:



Kathi Parker & Susan Adams

Special Note: Registration for this program is handled through the Learning Center (LMS) on your Beacon Portal.
But, it must also be approved by your agency's ITC, before being admitted to this class.*
For more information, please contact Susan Adams at (919) 733-2474.

*Please note that DOT has special registration procedures. It must be approved by your Buisness Office.