Supervisor Training

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This course provides a practical introduction to the role and skills of a supervisor, so that you can be more effective and confident in your role, and adapt quickly to changing conditions.  The course provides an opportunity for participants to practice new skills and receive coaching.

The course goals are focused on developing critical thinking skills and repeatable methods to: 

The course is split into five 2-hour live, remote classroom sessions and three small group coaching sessions. Participants will also be part of a private work group on VMEC’s Manufacturing Exchange-Vermont ( where they can access course materials, receive coaching and feedback, and participate in on-line discussions during and after the course.  This training course will provide a safe and interactive environment for participants to learn and practice new skills.

The course introduces and teaches specific skills from Toyota Kata improvement method, Training Within Industry Job Instruction and Job Breakdown Sheet, and Training Within Industry Job Relations.   

Who Should Attend: