You Got the Superintendent Job! Now what?

Wednesday, February 3
2:40 pm – 3:10 pm

Assistants spend a lot of time preparing to become Superintendents, because in addition to agronomic skills, there are business, political, management and leadership skills that help you thrive at a new club. Assistants attending this session will explore ways to be ready to "hit the ground running" and avoid some classic rookie mistakes in preparing budget and operation plans in a way that get them where they need to be as well as enhancing management and leadership skills necessary to enjoy a life-long career in the golf industry. Participants will walk away with a better understanding of:

• How to decipher and acquire the right balance of both leadership and management skills necessary to succeed

• Practical and effective approaches to address common concerns from golfers, members, and employees

• Important management and leadership qualities to establish a positive employee morale and support teamwork

• Communication and preparation methods for establishing competencies in all areas of the new role as a Superintendent


Chris Carson