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Supervisor Development Program: Mandatory

Overview information of the Supervisor Development Program

The Supervisor Development Program (SDP) offers new and existing Supervisors an opportunity to build their skills through a focus on process management, project management, the City of Albuquerque’s Rules and Regulations, and the City of Albuquerque’s core values.

This course is required for all new and existing supervisors to complete within one year of accepting a supervisory position. The program offers attendees the chance to work with peers throughout the City of Albuquerque, design and implement a process improvement project in their work area, meet with leaders throughout the organization, and learn on a variety of subjects necessary for leading in public service including:

  • Process Management
  • Performance Measurement
  • Responsibilities of leadership
  • Core OSHA Safety
  • Ethics in Public Service
  • Human Behavior
  • Risk Management
  • The City of Albuquerque Rules and Regulations
  • Giving feedback
  • EEO, ADA, and Discrimination
  • Labor Relations
  • Managing Change
  • Harassment and Violence Prevention
  • Behavior based interviewing

The Employee Learning Center offers five sessions of the Supervisor Development Program each fiscal year. The class meets every Wednesday for eight weeks. Only individuals in a supervisory position may attend. Attendees must receive approval from their direct Supervisor and Department Director to participate.

Please click the link below to access the application form or contact your HR coordinator to reserve your spot.


FY 24 SDP Application January 2024-June 2024

FY 25 SDP Application July 2024 - June 2025


Contact Will Wheeler, 505-768-3256 or [email protected] for more information

Contact the CABQ Employee Learning Center to check SDP session availability 505-768-3200.