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Sam Wilkins, Director
South Carolina Office
of Human Resources
8301 Parklane Road
Suite A220
Columbia, SC 29223
Phone: (803) 896-5300


(State Agency fraud only)


If you are a new or experienced supervisor or you just want to sharpen your supervisory skills, consider a certification through the Associate Public Manager (APM) Program. Interesting coursework and a practical work-related discussions help you acquire the skills and knowledge you need to be a successful supervisor in today's changing workplace.

Topics Include

  • Setting priorities and managing time
  • Motivational strategies to help you get peak performance
  • Techniques for sharpening your interviewing and selection skills
  • Minimize crises through proper planning and preparation
  • How to manage disciplinary situations and the grievance process
  • How to use the EPMS to improve performance
  • Practice coaching skills to maximize employee job performance

For more information on the APM Program, call the Human Resources Division at (803) 896-5300.

To register for classes or to apply for APM certification after completion of all classes, contact Dene DuPre at (803) 896-5027 or via e-mail at