Strategies for Positive Management
Strategies for Positive Management (SPM) addresses common issues in supervision from an approach of using positive strategies to guide your employees toward growth and success. The course is highly interactive and discussion-based, and is intended to benefit both new and experienced supervisors and managers. It includes sections on motivation and engagement, positive coaching and feedback, and handling common challenges such as time management and effectively managing supervisor/supervisee relationships.
Handling Conflict and Difficult Conversations
This class will use scenarios and breakout groups to help managers and supervisors recognize early indicators of conflict, and use strategies to soften or diminish negative responses in difficult conversations.
Leading a Workplace Culture of Civility
Supervisors and managers will learn to recognize workplace incivility, its causes and effects; identify characteristics and benefits of a culture of civility; and use strategies to create and maintain a culture of civility.
The following courses are provided by the Labor Relations Division
Living in a Union Environment
This training course was developed to help understand collective bargaining agreements (CBA). This course covers the grievance and arbitration process, pre-disciplinary investigation meetings, performance appraisals, performance development plans, as well interpretation of language and better understanding of processes and problem solving techniques.
Most human resource professionals will need to conduct at least one workplace investigation during the course of their careers. The goal of this training is to provide tools to conduct workplace investigations utilizing methods applied by experienced workplace investigators. The State Personnel Office believes the objective of a good workplace investigation is to improve the factual bases of decision–making. The information provided in this course promotes conducting quality, prompt and fair investigations.
These courses are for New Mexico State Government Employees ONLY. Classes are offered free of charge. Seating is limited, so please register early to reserve your place. You will receive a confirmation of your registration.
If you are an individual with a disability who is in need of an accommodation to participate in the class, please email Personnel.Training@state.nm.us.