Supervisor Training and Development

Supervisor Training program targets newly promoted foremen and supervisors at manufacturing plants with a comprehensive overview of quality control, operations, and supervisory principles.

Specialized, online skill development training for plant foremen and supervisors.

Penn Foster's online supervisor training curriculum offers a comprehensive overview of quality control, operations and supervisory principles to create a well-rounded experience with on-the-job results. Through the self-paced program's strong emphasis on continuous improvement, statistical process control and interpersonal strategies, trainees learn the art of becoming a productive and respected supervisor.

For organizations, this online training program makes an excellent addition to your quality improvement plan as it can be applied to real-life, on-the-job scenarios to help newly promoted managers develop the fundamental skills of leadership and management.

Contact a Training Consultant to learn more about our tailored, online supervisor training program. Request more information about workforce development and get started today.

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Supervisor Training Course List

Principles of Supervision

Trades Safety: Getting Started 186001
Working Safely with Chemicals 186002
Fire Safety 186003
Material Handling Safety 186006
Basic Supervision Skills: Management Concepts 060007
Basic Supervision Skills: How to Plan, Organize, and Control 060008
Basic Supervision Skills: The Process of Motivation 060009
Basic Supervision Skills: Employee Relations 060010
Basic Supervision Skills: Training, Communication, and Coordination 060011
Basic Supervision Skills: Cost Control and Work Simplification 060012

Operations/Communications Enhancement

Manufacturing Systems Technology (Video) VB30XX
Plant Layout 2555A-B
Operation Analysis 2552A-B
Maintenance and Troubleshooting Block 27
Preventive Maintenance 286085
Preventive Maintenance Techniques 286086
Predictive Maintenance 286087
Predictive Maintenance: Vibration Analysis 286088
Predictive Maintenance: Advanced Topics 286089
Practical English and the Command of Words ELIM07
Report Writing 7000A-E
Time Study, Part 1 66016
Time Study, Part 2 66017
Selling Your Ideas 6219

Quality Improvement Concepts and Statistical Process Control

Quality Concepts: Terminology for Management 186035
Quality Control of Manufactured Products 2590
Quality Control for the Technician 38600
Statistical Process Control: An Implementation Guide for
Managers and Supervisors (Video) VB01XX
Process Safety (Video) VS45XX

Estimated Curriculum Duration: 346 hours (excluding videos).

Number of Exams: 40.

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