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The State of Ohio recognizes the importance of cultivating internal talent. Lead Ohio is the State’s initiative to develop successful leaders at every level of State government by standardizing supervisor expectations, providing opportunities for networking, professional growth, and skill-building.
Lead Ohio Competency Framework
The Lead Ohio: Foundations of Supervision program is designed for newly-hired or recently-promoted State of Ohio supervisors. The program consists of eight instructor-led courses. Through the program, learners will increase their knowledge and skills needed to supervise successfully within the State, and to understand the importance of supervising with consistency and purpose.
Foundations of Supervision fulfills the mandatory training requirements for newly hired or recently promoted supervisors. Supervisors are expected to enroll in the Foundations of Supervision program within 90-days of hire or promotion. Existing supervisors and managers who have two or more direct reports are encouraged to enroll in the program.
State managers will learn to:
To receive a certificate of completion, learners must complete the eight courses.
To enroll in the Foundations of Supervision program, email LeadOhio@das.ohio.gov or call 614-387-6183.
SUPERVISING WITH CONSISTENCY AND PURPOSE
Foundations of Supervision Curriculum
Frequently Asked Questions
State of Ohio Supervisor Expectations
Lead Ohio Foundations of Supervision Report
This report allows the user to input their 3 digit agency code and view a report of the status of all employees in the Foundations of Supervision program in their agency.
Foundations of Supervision Overview (pdf)
The Lead Ohio: Inspirational Leaders program is a competency-based leadership development program designed to build and strengthen management and leadership skills. This program provides an opportunity for leaders to expand their network across agencies.
This voluntary program is open to middle managers and leaders who have two or more direct reports and two or more years of State service as a supervisor.
Managers and leaders will::
The program year is based on the State fiscal year (July 1 to June 30). Learning credits automatically reset on July 1, providing a new opportunity to earn the 20 learning credits needed for the next Certificate of Completion. Learners are encouraged to earn a Certificate of Completion by June 30 each year to continue their leadership development.
To earn the Certificate of Completion, the 20 learning credits must be accrued during the same fiscal year.
To enroll in the Inspirational Leaders program, email LeadOhio@das.ohio.gov or call 614-387-6183.
Download the Inspirational Leaders Overview
Achieving Results While Developing People and Processes
The DAS Office of Talent Management hosted the Lead Ohio: Inspirational Leaders (LO: IL) Community Forum on Tuesday, June 26, 2018. Community Forums are a recurring event of the LO: IL’s program designed to enable dialogue, exchange best practices, and share tools on a current topic.
This forum focused on the updated Performance Management and Development cycle which provided learners an opportunity to learn about the updates/changes firsthand while gathering tools designed to support the cycle.
Performance Management Community Pictures
LO-IL Curriculum FY20
LO-IL Learning Plan Worksheet FY20
Supplemental Curriculum: Roadmap for Managing and Developing Performance
The following job aids are to assist the learners who are enrolled in the Lead Ohio: Inspirational Leaders program.
Step One: How to Enroll in Activities
Step Two: Acknowledge Program Completion
Lead Ohio Inspirational Leaders Report
This report allows the user to input their 3 digit agency code and view a report of the status of all employees in the Inspirational Leaders program in their agency.
Inspirational Leaders Overview (pdf)
Inspirational Leaders Poster (pdf)
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