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Corrective Action for University Support Staff

Course Code:  KSF011

Course Name:  Corrective Action for University Support Staff

Prerequisite:  None

Department:  Human Capital Services

Length of Session:  15 Minutes (Online)

Audience:  Supervisors of University Support Staff

Session Description:  This training introduces the concepts of "positive discipline" and its application on the job. Positive discipline is a systematic approach to correcting job-related deficiencies and/or inappropriate behaviors. It emphasizes the supervisor's role as coach and places the responsibility for improvement on the employee.

Session Objectives:  As a result of this session, participants will:

  • Employ the four-step discipline without punishment procedure outlined in university policy
  • Conduct an effective coaching session with an employee
  • Refer Employees with personal problems to an employee assistance program (EAP)


Complete this training


You may enroll through HRIS Self-Enrollment to receive immediate confirmation (see the Employee Self Service Learning & Development directions for more information). Or e-mail learning-develop-hr@ksu.edu and include your name, department, employee ID number (required), course title and course date. Enrollment will be confirmed by an e-mail response to the sender.

It is the employee's responsibility to obtain the necessary departmental approvals prior to enrolling.

If you are a person who needs a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in any Learning and Development offering, please contact K-State Learning and Development in advance at 2-1920 or at learning-develop-hr@ksu.edu.