Leadership Series – Supervisor
The “Excellence in Manufacturing” series is designed to give participants a better understanding of what it is to “lead” the workforce in a manufacturing setting. During this training, participants will learn the skills needed to transition from a high performer to an effective leader.
The “Leadership Series” is a 6-part training program designed to train supervisors and managers about “what it is” to be a leader in the organization, and to give them the tools to be a leader that their company needs. 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.
Each module consists of 3 to 4 hours of virtual training conducted in segments over two consecutive days.
Module 1 – August 3-4
Module 2 – August 10-11
Module 2 – August 17-18
Module 2 – August 24-25
Module 2 – August 31, September 1
Module 2 – September 7-8
Classroom time… 9:00 am to 10:30 am / 11:00 am
The Leadership Series is designed for:
- Front-Line Supervisors
- Team Leaders
- General Foremen
- Department Heads
Module 1: Who Am I As A Supervisor?
Supervisors must understand the principles of human relations so that they can lead, motivate, coach, communicate, delegate and make effective decisions. In this module, participants will learn more about who they are and how they lead. Participants will also know the different types of behaviors that have an impact on their communications. Participants will learn certain attributes of behavior to improve communication with those around them and will become familiar with an approach that will help manage behavioral problems.
Module 2: Dealing With Workplace Changes
In this module, participants will learn how to cope well with workplace change. Participants should be able to understand the nature of workplace change and how it affects them. Participants will learn the stages of change, developing resilience. Participants will use coping skills to deal effectively with workplace change. Participants will capitalize on opportunities for career growth resulting from workplace change.
Session 3: Effective Communication
Good communication provides both quantitative and qualitative input. In this module, participants will learn about methods of communication and the barriers to communication. Participants will further learn the value of the feedback process, the proper use of positive and negative feedback, and the rewards of the feedback process.
Session 4: Stress Management
Pressure plays an important role in all areas of life. In this module, participants will understand exactly what stress and pressure are and their effects both inside and outside of the workplace. Participants will also be able to recognize the symptoms of excessive stress in themselves and in others. Participants will also have the awareness and knowledge and strategies to deal with stress more effectively.
Session 5: Decision Making
he supervisor’s primary responsibility in the workplace is to make effective decisions on a daily basis. In this module, participants will learn how poor decisions can lead to serious consequences. Participants will also be provided with an outline of the decision-making process and methods for applying the steps to decision-making. Participants will learn the basic rules for implementing the decision and the team approach to it
Session 6: Effective Time Management
Time management has been in existence for a long time, but the term creates a false impression because time cannot be managed. We can only manage ourselves and use of our time. In this module, participants will learn how to build time management techniques into their daily routine so they can recognize and solve personal time management problems. Participants will also learn techniques to stay in control of their working day. Participants will further learn how to understand the importance of defining priorities and how to apply different approaches to their schedule.