The Supervisory Academy


 The Virtual Round Table Series Starting March 5th, 2019!

Register NOW!


Invista Performance Solutions (IPS) introduces the Supervisory Academy Virtual Round Table Series!

As a supervisor, you are critical to the success of your organization.  You lead on the frontline where you have the maximum opportunity to counsel, coach, teach, and mentor the employees on your teams – those who make up most of the company and most often interact with customers and clients.

Our program will help prepare you to more effectively lead and develop your employees and teams from a supervisory role.  In each session you will gain some new ideas and practices to help you develop as a Supervisor.

  • This program consists of six individual 75-minute virtual learning sessions; one per month for six months.
  • You connect with our facilitator and the other course participants online via your PC and webcam.
  • The time will be spent learning with an expert facilitator and in discussion with the other online participants.
  • These lessons are designed so that they are valuable taken individually or together as an entire series.
  • If you complete the entire series, you will receive a certificate of completion from your Community Colleges.
  • Each 75-minute session is $28, please see the link below to purchase each session.

***Please note that a webcam is required to participate in this virtual series.


Session #1 Motivating And Inspiring Your Team 


**** Click here for an in-depth description of this session

**** Click here for a list of suggested readings for this session 


Session #2 Using Active And Effective Communication-Listening

Tuesday April 2nd, 2019 from 12:30pm-1:45pm PST

Using time tested and proven techniques of active and effective listening, supervisors can become more effective at both receiving and giving instructions. We’ll explore practices that lead to shared understanding through active and effective listening practices.    

**** Click here for an in-depth description of this session


 Session #3 Giving Effective Feedback

Tuesday May 7th, 2019 from 12:30pm-1:45pm PST

Many employees feel disengaged from their organizations and work teams because they do not receive effective feedback. In this session, we’ll explore methods of having positive and even courageous conversations that facilitate engagement. Using proven methods of delivering feedback, we’ll increase shared understanding, clarity, and trust.


Session #4 Navigating Your Team Through Change

Tuesday June 4th, 2019 from 12:30pm-1:45pm PST

Change is a constant in all organizations. Supervisors need to lead through it, and help manage it to see their employees stay aware and engaged throughout. In this session, we introduce you to the stages of change, how people normally react to it, and methods for making transitions as smooth and seamless as possible.


Session #5 Managing Conflict Within Your Team

Tuesday July 2nd, 2019 from 12:30pm-1:45pm PST

Conflict within a team is both inevitable and healthy, if managed properly. In this session, we explore effective methods of handling conflict in safe and healthy ways that will ultimately lead to building cohesive teams with mutual trust.


Session #6 Developing Trust And Inclusion For A Diverse Team

Tuesday August 6th, 2019 from 12:30pm-1:45pm PST

How do you balance celebrating diversity while maintaining a culture of loyalty and belonging? In this session, we’ll explore the point where uniqueness and belonging meet and push past the dated concepts of traditional diversity and inclusion.  We will cover all the dimensions of diversity and how to leverage them to build a cohesive team with mutual trust.     


**For information about subject matter expert Joe Willis who is facilitating these sessions, click here! 





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