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Leadership Series – Supervisor (Spanish Only)

The Supervisor Series 101: Excellence In Manufacturing course is designed to give participants a better understanding of what means to “lead” the workforce, what their roles and responsibilities are, learn tools and disciplines of being in a supervisory role in a manufacturing setting, and how to develop an entrepreneurial mindset.  During this training, participants will learn the skills needed to transition from a high performer to an effective leader in the organization.

The “Supervisor Series” is broken into six (6) modules that are designed to give the participants the tools they need to become a leader in their organization. Each module consists of 3 to 4 hours of virtual training and discussion conducted in segments over two consecutive days for a 6-week period. ALL classes are conducted virtually with a live trainer online, making these classes very interactive to ensure the participants will receive the full benefit of the program.

This program is tailored to meet the needs of:
Front-Line Supervisors
Team Leaders
General Foreman
Department Heads

A certificate of completion will be issued upon completion of the training.

Module 1:
 Who Am I As A Supervisor?
DATE: March 7-8 — 9:00 am to 10:30/11:00 am
Supervisors must understand the principles of human relations so that they can lead, motivate, coach, communicate, delegate, and make decisions effectively. This module is constructed to help the participants learn more about WHO they are, HOW they lead, their behavioral attributes, how to recognize others behavioral traits and how to communicate with the person, and approaches to dealing with those behaviors.

Module 2:
 Dealing With Workplace Change
DATE: March 14-15 — 9:00 am to 10:30/11:00 am
Dealing with change is difficult; and in a manufacturing setting, changes occur frequently and rapidly. This course is designed to train the participant on how to deal with change, how it affects them and those around them, developing resilience when change occurs, and identifying opportunities for growth as a result of change.

Module 3:
 Effective Communication
DATE: March 21-22 — 9:00 am to 10:30/11:00 am
Communication is the key to success at every level of an organization, and none more important than at the supervisory level. This course is designed to give the participant the tools to providing both quantitative and qualitative input, methods of communication, and the value of the feedback process.

Module 4:
 Stress Management
DATE: March 28-29 — 9:00 am to 10:30/11:00 am
Stress plays an important role in all areas of life. This module is offered to give the participant the understanding of what stress and pressure are and how this affects them both inside and outside of the workplace, how to recognize the symptoms of excessive stress in themselves and in others, and to have awareness, knowledge, and strategies to deal with stress more effectively.

Module 5:
DATE: April 4-5 — 9:00 am to 10:30/11:00 am
The Supervisor’s primary responsibility in the workplace is to make effective decisions on a daily basis. A poor decision (or NO decision) can lead to serious consequences. In this module, the participant will learn essential topics with an outline of the decision-making process and methods for applying the steps to decision-making, as well as the basic rules for implementing the decision and the team approach to it.

Module 6:
 Effective Time Management
DATE: April 11-12 — 9:00 am to 10:30/11:00 am
Time management has been talked about for a long time, but the term creates a false impression because time cannot be managed. We can only manage ourselves and our use of the time we have. This course will provide the participant with learning tools to build time management techniques into their daily routine so they can recognize and solve personal time and management time problems, how to stay in control of their day, understand the importance of defining priorities, and how to apply different approaches to their schedule.

COST for SFMA Members: $1,200 per person
COST for NON-SFMA Members: $1,500 per person


Mar 07 2023


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