Detailed-oriented Deputy County Manager. Brings 10 years in County Government, skilled at building strong working relationships with fellow staff, supervisors and community members.
Promoted to Deputy County Manager after just 1 year in County Managers office.
Currently enrolled at Santa Fe College as a part-time student. Working toward my AAS in Political Science and will begin my study toward a BAS in Organizational Management, which I will obtain in year 2020.
Coursework included the following:
Level 1: Management of Individual Performance.
Emphases on leadership style, personal style and managing individuals. Topics: Delegation, motivation, performance feedback, goal-setting, coaching and counseling.
Level 2: Management of Group Performance.
Emphases on developing productive work groups and teams. Topics: What people bring to the group, working in groups, conflicts in groups, problem solving and decision making and team leadership.
Level 3: Managing Organizational Performance.
Emphases on improving productivity and quality through measurement, analysis, communication and information technology. Topics: Productivity and quality in public management, analysis for productivity and quality and organizational communication.
Level 4: Managing Organizational Effectiveness.
Emphases on organizational issues such as power, ethics, organizational change and the fit between individual values and organizational climate. Topics: Gaining and extending power in the organization, ethics and responsible use of power, integrating individual and the organization, and organizational change.
Level 5: Social Change and its Impact on Public Management:
Emphases on social change and how public managers must adapt to the challenges of the 21st century. Topics: Social change, strategic planning and budgeting, organizational design and dynamics.
Level 6: A System of Focus.
Introduction to the systems approach to management. Topics: Systems approach, systems analysis and modeling, and systems applications: behavior modification and organizational development.
Level 7: Policy Perspectives.
Exams how public organizations make policy. Students develop their own policy arguments and rebuttals.
Level 8: Contemporary Issues in Public Management.
Graduation level. Guest speakers present seminars on various issues affecting government and management.
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