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Foundations of Supervision Program Manager:
Julia White
Talent Development Program Manager
614-466-0525
Inspirational Leaders Program Manager:
Terri Vetter
Talent Development Program Manager
614-728-0284


In line with Governor Mike DeWine’s recent Executive Order regarding public health and safety, all instructor-led classes provided by Lead Ohio are canceled until further notice. Please contact us at 614-387-6183 or leadohio@das.ohio.gov with questions.

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

Overview

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.

Eligibility
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.

Program Outcomes
State managers will learn to:

  • Understand and adapt their behavioral style
  • Communicate effectively at all levels within the organization
  • Effectively use the performance management process (i.e., goal-setting, coaching, and evaluating)
  • Apply the fundamentals of leadership when supervising others
  • Enhance engagement and value differences within the workplace
  • Consistently apply collective bargaining agreements
  • Become proficient in applying the core behaviors that support the State competency framework

Certificate Requirements
To receive a certificate of completion, learners must complete the eight courses.

Enrollment
To enroll in the Foundations of Supervision program, email LeadOhio@das.ohio.gov or call 614-387-6183.

SUPERVISING WITH CONSISTENCY AND PURPOSE

Curriculum

Competency Framework

Calendar of Courses

Foundations of Supervision Calendar of Courses 2020

In line with Governor Mike DeWine’s recent Executive Order regarding public health and safety, all instructor-led classes provided by Lead Ohio are canceled until further notice. Please contact us at 614-387-6183 or leadohio@das.ohio.gov with questions.

FAQs

State of Ohio Supervisor Expectations

Reports

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 Rersources

 

Overview

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.

Eligibility
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.

Program Outcomes
Managers and leaders will:: 

  • Gain strategies and tools to build the behaviors necessary to lead others and achieve business results
  • Learn to: 
    • Apply proven strategies and best practices
    • Communicate through effective leadership styles
    • Establish techniques for managing workplace conflict
    • Strengthen leadership change capabilities
  • Become proficient in applying the core behaviors that support the State competency framework.

Program Year
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.

Certificate Requirements
To earn the Certificate of Completion, the 20 learning credits must be accrued during the same fiscal year.

Enrollment
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

Calendar of Courses

LO-IL FY20 Calendar through May 2020

In line with Governor Mike DeWine’s recent Executive Order regarding public health and safety, all instructor-led classes provided by Lead Ohio are canceled until further notice. Please contact us at 614-387-6183 or leadohio@das.ohio.gov with questions.

Community Forum

 

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

Curriculum

FAQs

Job Aids

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

 

 


 

Reports

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.

 

 

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Inspirational Leaders Resources