Often, facilities promote from within. However, the skills needed to be an excellent employee are not always the same skill set needed to be an excellent supervisor. The Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) National Network’s Leading in Manufacturing course will train you to utilize the key skills effective in managing, communicating, and motivating a workforce. This course has been designed specifically for supervisors in manufacturing environments.
This course is for people in supervisory roles and those who will soon be in those positions, intended to equip participants with the necessary skills to manage, supervise, and lead staff. The instructors of this course have years of experience leading teams in some of the top manufacturing organizations across the U.S. Come leverage their expertise by not only learning but also practicing the skills needed to have a highly effective and functioning team.
The course will dive deep into essential skills for supervising high-performing teams.
The cost of this course is $599 for Food Northwest members and $999 for non-members.
By the end of this training course, participants will be able to:
- Learn fundamental leadership skills in the manufacturing sector
- Get an assessment of your personal leadership style
- Learn how to set goals and practice accountability
- Become more effective at managing conflict
- Introductions to Course
- Leadership Fundamentals
- Fundamentals of Training within Industry
- Establishing Performance Expectations
- Establish and Understanding Personal Leadership Style
- Building On-the-job Learning Programs
- Continuous Improvement
- Conflict Resolution
This course is designed for:
Emerging Leaders, New Supervisors, Team Leaders, or anyone looking to develop fundamental leadership skills and communication in their company or team.
Materials and Zoom invite will be sent out prior to the course.
April 22, 2021 9-12 PT
Session 1: Introductions to Course and Leadership Fundamentals
April 29, 2021, 9-12 PT
Session 2: Fundamentals of Training within Industry
May 6, 2021, 9-12 PT
Session 3: Conflict Resolution and Continuous Improvement
Jolene Cram, Regional Food Safety Coordinator, MEP National Network
Bryan Peterson, Montana Manufacturing Extension Center
Kristin Kautz, Impact Washington
Janna Hamlett, Food Processing Specialist, TechHelp Idaho
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