#5029 - Office Administration

Start Time/Date: 9:00 AM Monday, September 10, 2018
End Time/Date: 12:00 PM Friday, September 14, 2018
ADDRESS: Hyatt Regency Phoenix
112 N. Second Street
CITY: Phoenix, AZ 85004

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Course Description

Tight Budgets, Outdated Technology, Overwhelming Caseloads, Reduced Resources, High Office Turnover, Obsolete Policy Manual, Mandatory Furloughs, Newly Elected/ Appointed Chief Prosecutors, Unfunded Federal Mandates, High Profile Case Fatigue, Old Guard Tunnel Vision, Political Fallout, Costly Litigation of Employment Matters, Tense Law Enforcement – Prosecutor Relations,  and Prosecutor Backlash; these are just some of the issues facing management in the prosecutor’s office as well as any government attorney’s office.  Chief Prosecutors, First Assistants, Supervisors of Trial and Investigative Teams, IT Managers, Finance Managers, and Administrative Professional Staff, must be ready to navigate a variety of issues.  Our experienced multidisciplinary faculty members, like you, face these daily challenges, and come equipped to share successful strategies to overcome these obstacles.  Our faculty consists of attorney and non-attorney supervisors, chief prosecutors and management consultants.  The Office Administration course affords you a variety of formats—workshops, lectures and brainstorming sessions designed with your interests in mind.  

Tentative Topics Include:

  • Effective Evaluation Tools
  • Managing Scandal in the Office
  • Hiring and Firing Decisions and Protocol
  • Using Coaching Skills to Grow Your Leaders
  • Hitting the Campaign Trail
  • Discrimination Law
  • Recruiting and Interviewing Strategies
  • Creating Paperless File Management Systems
  • Mentoring Programs
  • Increasing Morale
  • Shattering the Glass Ceiling: Unique Challenges for Female Supervisors
  • Proactively Using Social Media to Communicate with your Constituents
  • After the Bully Leaves- Achieving a Healthy Work Environment
  • Litigation of Employment Matters
  • Furloughs, Layoffs and Revision of Job Duties
  • Maintaining Productive Relationships with Administrative Professionals
  • Revising Policy Manuals for  21st Century Technological Concerns
  • Managing Bias Back Lash
  • Crisis Management
  • Office Reorganization
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Collaborative Community Partnerships
  • Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Conviction Integrity Units
  • Ethical Issues and Professional Responsibility
  • Procuring Affordable Technology for the Office