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Buddy to Leader

  • Upstate Employers Network 1004 South Pine Street Spartanburg, SC, 29302 (map)

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Custom delivery

This class can be tailored to meet your company's needs. It can be delivered at your facility, or off-site at our office. Please contact Upstate Employers Network for more information.


Buddy to Leader

This class helps those new to leadership, whether the new role is as a team leader, or as a supervisor. It will help individuals learn how to navigate the new responsibility of leading former co-workers.

Participants will be given concepts to help them set boundaries, establish goals and expectations, provide feedback, and motivate team members.


  • Define the leader’s/supervisor’s role, and how it differs from other members of the work group
  • Tips for delegating work, and setting goals
  • How to provide constructive feedback
  • Learn how to build an appropriate work environment without crossing supervisor/co-worker boundaries
  • Practice techniques for dealing with difficult behaviors
  • How to follow up on goals and workgroup targets with subordinates
  • Knowing when and how to ask for help


Rita Revels


May 9, 2018
Class meets 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Participants are on their own for lunch


Members: $255 per person
Non-members: $355 per person


Employers Network office; 1004 South Pine Street, Spartanburg


Call Employers Network: 585-1007

To register by fax, use this form.


Registered participants who fail to attend a class ('no-shows') will be charged full class cost. The 'no-show' fee may not be used as a credit for another UEN class, or other type of event or service.

A 'late notice' charge (50% of the class fee) will be charged for cancellations made less than 48 hours before the scheduled class starting time. The 'late notice' charge may not be used as a credit for another UEN class. or other type of event or service.

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