Decision Maker: Stepping into a Leadership Role (Assistant Superintendents only) (1104-01)

January 27, 8 a.m.-Noon
Room: W312BC – West Concourse
Half-Day Seminar: .35 edu pts Pricing: $140 member $210 non-member $70 student member

Calling all assistants! Sharpen your leadership skills. Learn how to budget, mentor staff and utilize agronomic decision tools for your current, or future, golf course.

This seminar will involve several in class activities and interaction while covering various topics, including: 

  • Tracking your budget, justifying expenditures, purchasing products and allocating labor 
  • Using data-driven decision tools to enhance your agronomic program
  • Hiring and mentoring staff to build strong teams 
  • Utilizing cloud-based technologies, social media, web-based tools and other software to make informed decisions  


Aaron J. Patton, Ph.D., Professor and Interim Head, Department of Horticulture & Landscape Architecture, Purdue University

Ryan Cummings, Golf Course Superintendent, Elcona Country Club, Bristol, Ind.


Assitant Superintendents Labor TrackStudent Education