AUBURN — The Central Maine Community College Corporate and Community Services Department will offer “Supervising People: The Essential Skills for Leaders.” The five-part series will be held from 9 a.m. to noon Fridays, Sept. 11 to Oct. 9. The cost of the program is $315, including workbooks and materials, and is open to the public.

Managers, supervisors and team leaders are encouraged to attend the program to learn how to address the difficult issues and improve team productivity. Topics will include communication, coaching for improved performance, handling difficult employees, team building and team problem solving.

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The series will be facilitated by Marylin Newell. Newell is an executive coach, seminar leader and registered counselor and the founder of Life Matters in Mechanic Falls. She started as an adjunct faculty member in 1988 with what is now Central Maine Community College and with the former Mid-State College. She was the Academic Dean and Campus Director at Mid-State College. She has served as President at Andover College in Portland and McIntosh College in Dover, N.H. 

For more information or to register, contact the Corporate and Community Services Department at 755-5280 or 1-800-891-2002, ext. 280, e-mail [email protected] or visit

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