Leadership & Supervision Certificate Program

As of September 2016, the MARIE Center's website is no longer maintained.

 

This program is not currently being offered.

The Leadership & Supervision Certificate Program (LSCP) was a 4-semester program of specialized coursework designed for individuals working in or aspiring to positions as lead interpreters, mentors, supervisors, or leaders within an interpreting system. These 4 courses provided students with effective strategies and tools for addressing and managing real-world issues and challenges faced in a variety of fast-growing and rapidly-changing contexts. Problem-solving and decision-making was enhanced through the critical examination of cutting-edge research, theories, and practice. Graduates were prepared to apply system analysis to better understand the complexities of various interpreting systems.

LSCP Courses were:

  • 405/505 - Supervision of Interpreting Systems (3 credits): This course focused on supervision of interpreting systems. Students examined core skills shared by supervisors and analyze strategies that promoted effective communication and resolved conflict in the workplace.
  • INTR 461/561 - Conducting Diagnostic Assessments (3 credits): This course provided supervisors of interpreters, lead interpreters and/or mentors with a common system of miscue/error and feature analysis needed to conduct systematic skills performance assessments.
  • INTR 406/506 - Leadership in Interpreting (3 credits): This course introduced the major theories and concepts of leadership and their application to the field of interpreting and explored the link between leadership, ethics, and values.
  • INTR 460/560 - Ethics in Leadership (3 credits): This course addressed the central issues of moral philosophy from the perspective of leadership studies. It sought to identify and understand moral challenges that are peculiar to leaders.
As of September 2016, there is no grant to fund the Leadership & Supervision Certificate Program. If you would to be added to an interest list, email (1) your name, (2) email address, and (3) phone number to Carrie Woodruff at carrie.woodruff@unco.edu.