Leadership Skills for Success (Cohort #10)



Begins Wednesday, October 2, 2019 | 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | $1,995.00

A 9- Day leadership training series for Team Leads/Supervisors.

New supervisors and team leads need new tools and skills to successfully lead within your organization. In this 6-month, intensive course, participants will learn and practice key skills every supervisor/team lead needs. Each session introduces new topics with an emphasis on how to apply these skills in the workplace. The course facilitator will provide a forum for discussion of impact and results. Each participant will also select a project to complete in the workplace with assistance from course instructor and sponsors, AND, depending on the project, the course may pay for itself!

Class Dates:  October 2 & 23, November 20, December 4 & 18, January 8, February 5 & 26, March 18

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

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Effective Communication &  Listening

Wednesday, October 30, 2019 | 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | $99.00

Organizations today want employees with effective communication skills, or the ability to clearly send and receive messages to and from others. In this workshop, you’ll learn how to effectively communicate verbally and non-verbally as well as how to listen for maximum understanding. You can expect to leave this workshop with a better understanding of your own communication strengths and opportunities as well as practical ideas for improving your own communication.

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Basic Contract Negotiations

Tuesday, November 5, 2019 | 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | $199.00

Learn techniques and tactics to become a more effective, successful, and collaborative negotiator.

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Collaborative Robotics Seminar

Wednesday, November 13, 2019 | 8:30 a.m. – Noon | No Fee

Learn how collaborative robots (“cobots”) can add value by boosting productivity and improving reliability.

Cobots:  industrial robots designed to work with and among employees without the need for costly safety infrastructure.

Intended audience: plant managers, operations managers, and others in operational leadership roles.

 no-charge event:  seminar, cobot demos, lunch; space is limited.

Cohosted by:  Economic Development Corporation of Elkhart County, Purdue MEP and Allied Automation

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Building Self-Confidence & Trust

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 | 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | $99.00

It’s been said that a true leader has no fear. Self-confidence is a critical trait for every leader to possess in the right balance. Trust is the glue that holds every relationship together. While trust is a simple thing, it’s not always easy to accomplish. In this course, participants will learn reliable principles and methods for building trust that every leader can use. Participants will have the opportunity to select the key skills that they can practice to gain the ease of genuine self-confidence and use reliable methods for building trust with others.

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ISO 9001:2015 Internal Auditor Training

Wednesday, December 11 & Thursday, December 12, 2019

8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. | $398.00

In this two-day workshop, you’ll gain the knowledge and skills you need to audit your quality system to the ISO 9001:2015 standard. Course topics include updates to the ISO 9001 standard, requirements, auditing principles, and conducting effective audits. You’ll also get hands-on practice using auditing tools and techniques, and have ample opportunities to get answers to questions you have about conducting ISO audits.

Please bring a copy of the ISO standard with you to class.

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Team Building

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 | 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | $99.00

Teamwork is recognized as an important aspect of modern manufacturing. It is well known that people working together can accomplish more than individuals working in isolation. This session provides practical methods to help teams become more effective and successful. Once you understand basic team dynamics, you’ll be able to recognize specific areas where teams need help and you’ll have sound methods to help them improve. You’ll also have the opportunity to select key skills that you can practice to improve the team performance.

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Leading & Coaching for Superior Performance

Wednesday, January 22, 2020 | 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. | $99.00

Modern manufacturing practices have required leaders to transition from a traditional style of top-down supervision into leaders who can lead and coach individuals and teams for improved performance. The essence of a successful leader is the person who can make sure that the work gets done while developing individuals and the teams at the same time. In this course, participants will learn effective processes for leading and coaching individuals and teams. Participants will have the opportunity to identify the key skills that they can practice on the job to get the best performance possible from the individuals and teams they lead.

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