Supervisor Development Program (G313)


Type: Classroom
Duration: 22:30 hours

The Supervisor Development Program is a structured and standardized learning program that is accessible and available nationally. It emphasizes the acquisition of knowledge, skills and competencies. To participate in the Supervisor Development Program 3-day in-person session, you must first complete the self-paced Becoming a Supervisor: The Basics (G312) online course and score 70% on the assessment. At the end of the Supervisor Development Program, you will be able to:

  • adapt your communication based on people and situations
  • choose the appropriate leadership actions to support employee performance
  • efficiently manage priorities, resources and time
  • create a work environment that is representative of the values and ethics of the public sector
  • provide effective feedback to obtain better results


You must first be identified by your organization and then be assigned the certification by your Required Training Coordinator or Learning Coordinator. You will then receive an email confirming your registration at which point you can complete the online Prerequisites course Becoming a Supervisor: the Basics (G312). For more information, please contact your organization's Required Training Coordinator or Learning Coordinator.

More about this course
  • Topics: Leadership; Government priorities; Values and ethics; Human resources; Personal and team development; Communication skills
  • Community: Supervisors; Managers
  • Business line: GC and Public Sector Skills
  • Provider: Canada School of Public Service

Upcoming offerings

All classroom courses have been suspended until further notice and have temporarily been removed from our catalogue. However, our online courses, including self-paced required training and language maintenance tools, remain available through your GCcampus account.

Note: GCcampus is accessible through public networks. You do not need to connect to the GC network to access it.



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