The supervision of graduate students is both an art and a science. This course is designed to provide an overview of the responsibilities and practices of an effective supervisor. The course addresses Master (course based and thesis) and PhD supervision.  Emphasis is placed on how to support students while they progress through the various milestones of their programs of study. Particular attention is given on how to assist students experiencing challenges.  Questions related to institutional regulations and policies are also considered.  The course provides participants with multiple strategies, and alternatives for success.