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Leadership Skills for Success for Frontline Leaders

Turn successful employees into homegrown leaders!

To ensure supervisors' success, these employees will need new tools and skills to succeed as a leader within your organization. In this six-month, intensive course led by Purdue MEP experts, participants will learn and practice key leadership skills every new leader needs.

Each session introduces new topics with an emphasis on how to apply these skills in the workplace. The course facilitator will also provide a forum for participant discussion of impact and results.

Each participant will select a project to complete in the workplace with assistance from course instructors; depending upon the project, the course may pay for itself.

The ultimate goal of this course is to provide new supervisors with the essential tools and knowledge to succeed in a leadership role.

Developed in conjunction with Purdue MEP’s Manufacturing Board of Advisors. This series can also be delivered in Spanish. Click to download the Spanish brochure.

Appropriate For:

New supervisors and existing supervisors who want to improve their leadership skills. 


Effective Communication and Listening
Writing and Processing Emails
Basic PowerPoint Skills
Becoming a Leader
Project Management
Problem Solving using PDCA, A3, and Root Cause Analysis
Managing Stress
Building Self-Confidence and Trust
Team Building in Manufacturing
Leading and Coaching for Superior Performance
Leadership Through Change
Productive Conflict Resolution

Daily Format:

• Discussion of how you applied what was learned in the last session
• Presentation of new material
• Planning for implementation of new skills

Program Details: 

• Meets one day every three weeks for six months (nine total sessions)
• Eight days of classroom instruction + one classroom day for project presentations
• Each participant is required to complete a project

Cost $1995



Jeremiah Sinks
Jeremiah Sinks
Senior Services Manager, Leadership Development

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