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Your Manufacturing Leadership have a significant effect on the sustainability of all improvements made in your workplace. This is why Industry Forum have developed the following range of programmes designed to concentrate on the practical deployment of lean techniques within their own work area alongside the key interpersonal skills they need to lead a team effectively.
Not sure where to start? Why not take our Talent Management & Skills Self-Assessment, aimed at Operational and HR professionals
The Team Leader Essentials programme is a unique hands-on approach to leadership training within a manufacturing operations environment.
The course adopts a unique approach with a real world, ‘day in the life of’ experience that teaches both the technical and interpersonal skills in a simulated factory setting.
The Team Leader Essentials course is designed for Functional Heads, Managers, Team Leaders and Supervisors within a Manufacturing Operations environment.
The training is intense and is suited to highly motivated individuals with ambitions to make an impact inside their organisation.
This unique training programme provides delegates with the opportunity to practice both the operational and behavioral skills required to successfully lead a manufacturing operations team. Those who participate in the programme will:
See full details of our Team Leader Essentials programme on our training pages or enquire now for more information about how we can up-skill your manufacturing leaders.
The Manufacturing Manager Training programme is an intense and advanced level approach to management training within a manufacturing operations environment, for those who manage and support supervisors / team leaders / cell leaders.
The programme has been designed in accordance with and influenced by a study conducted by the Automotive Industry Partnership, that analysed all job roles and identified critical skills and responsibilities for each position.
The Manufacturing Manager Training programme will provide delegates with the in-depth skills required to become a Transformational Leader through a blended learning approach comprising of:
The four day Manufacturing Manager Training programme is designed for those leading, supporting and managing operational Supervisors within a manufacturing environment. It is ideal for those who are about to start in this role or who are in role but require intermediate level training to develop their capability.
See full details of our Manufacturing Manager Training on our training pages or enquire now for more information about how we can up-skill your manufacturing leaders.
A leader is someone who sees how the individual elements of an organisation fit together and work to create the larger outcome.
The Senior Leadership Training is designed to give delegates the required skills and knowledge to increase operational performance at all levels of an organisation.
The Senior Leadership Training is a 8 day course for a maximum of 6 delegates. The training is aimed at anyone with responsibility for raising performance and achieving operational or business objectives through people. The course is a mixture of activities, debriefs, short presentations, and discussions to fully engage delegates, to ensure maximum participation and learning. Delegate’s existing strengths are built upon , whilst their areas of development addressed. The Senior Leadership Training is for those who are at the frontline and those who hold leadership roles on an operational level,– those who need to make things happen. The course has been developed in response to discussions with a wide range of senior leaders – to meet the leadership and other development needs that they believe are lacking, yet essential to tackle the challenges their organisations face. The SLT begins with a benchmarking PRISM assessment, which is completed ahead of the training. A more in-depth Prism assessment is then repeated at the end of the course, to provide a comprehensive evaluation of the delegates utilisation of the increased effectiveness
The course can also be tailored and run for your own organisation.
See full details of our Senior Leadership Training on our training pages or enquire now for more information about how we can up-skill your manufacturing leaders.
Start of Shift
Support during the shift
Waste Awareness (8 Wastes)
Basic Data Analysis
End of Shift Review
Giving & Receiving Feedback
SMED (Single Minute Exchange of Dye)
Advanced Lean Tools
Overview of leadership
Sustainability Importance Attributes & Methods
Supporting Business Strategy
Process & Policy Adherence
Standards (IATF 16949, ISO, IIP)
What is Recognition
PRISM Brain Mapping Assessment
Charismatic and Influential Leader
Culture Change - Transformational Leader
How to Structure for Change
Equality & Diversity
Influencing and Persuading Others
Key Performance Indicators
Leadership Behaviours and Styles
Learning and Learning Styles
Learning Process Framework
Perception of Others
Personal Development Planning
Professional Workplace Coaching
Work Based Project
Industry Forum helps major global manufacturers understand, optimise and improve both manufacturing capability and business performance. Over 250 organisations in 30 countries trust Industry Forum to deliver and maintain sustainable improvement.
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