ATI First-line Managers Attend Supervisory Course

DILIMAN, Quezon City -- Leaning on empowering first-line managers to further its mandate in intensifying the national agriculture and fisheries extension delivery system in the country, the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) conducts Supervisory Development Course (SDC) Track I for division, section and unit heads of the institute's Central Office and network of training centers.

The course is generally aimed at enhancing the quality of administrators in the agency by enabling them to assess their organization readiness for empowerment; develop their skills in making effective presentations; and impart basic skills on how to plan and lead a meeting. These were denoted in the modules of the course, specifically: Personal Effectiveness, Supervision: A Challenge and a Commitment, and Communication: The Secret to Organizational Effectiveness.

Various participatory adult learning methods like structured learning activities, stimulations, skill drill relays, role plays, triggers, value clarifications, and workshops are utilized by Atty. Katherine Limare-Delmoro, Director III of the Civil Service Commission in National Capital Region in facilitating the sessions.

The first batch of the SDC, attended by a total of 36 participants, is being conducted from March 25 to 28, 2014 at the Rural Development Education Center in ATI-Central Office compound in this city.  The second batch will shortly follow on March 31 to April 3, 2014 and will be held at ATI-Central Office’s Serrano Hall.