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Office of Human Resources

Supervisor Training and Development

Clemson is committed to providing the resources and development opportunities to support new supervisors in selecting, developing, and managing the University’s workforce.

Supervising for Success Training Program

The Supervising for Success program is designed specifically for the University’s supervisors of staff to provide clear, standardized expectations and development opportunities. These sessions provide the necessary knowledge, skills and behaviors to ensure supervisors excel in their roles.

Participation is Encouraged Throughout the State

Participation in the program is required for all new supervisors of staff and is highly encouraged for all supervisors throughout the state. Training is offered in-person on campus. However, virtual access is provided for all sessions if you are off-campus and wish to participate in training.


Supervisors can register for the entire program or participate in individual Supervising for Success sessions. Enroll early! Most sessions are capped at 20 supervisors.

  • Law and policy
  • Difficult conversations
  • Managing staff performance concerns and misconduct
  • Equitable treatment and civility in the workplace
  • Implicit bias
  • Standards of Ethical Conduct

Additional Leadership Development Opportunities

Confident successful supervisors are essential to the success of Clemson University. We are committed to providing ongoing opportunities for supervisors to participate in personal and professional learning opportunities that develop or enhance their leadership skills.

CU Grow: The premier CU Grow program provides unique opportunities to enhance leadership skills, build a strong network, and identify workflow solutions that create increased efficiencies. CU Grow provides a framework to support the personal and professional growth of staff in full-time positions.

Professional-Development Calendar: Professional development opportunities for faculty and staff.

Additional University Training Offerings

Office of Human Resources
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