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Leadership Academy for Frontline Employees

Hours: 24.00 | Estimated Cost: $695.00

The six-module series **builds the leadership skills of the informal leader** in every organization. Frontline employees gain the confidence and skills to take charge of their work area and **lead their coworkers**. Learn best practices of other organizations and collaborate on **new peer leadership approaches** with the ability to apply those new skills in the workplace. The Leadership Academy was developed in collaboration with the NEW Manufacturing Alliance.

Additional Information

Learn About
  • Working as a High Performing Team
  • The Peer Leader - Valuing the Differences
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Behavioral Based Safety
  • Lean Overview
Benefits & Outcomes
  • Participants gain confidence and become engaged, productive frontline leaders
  • Developing appreciation for the value of collaborative learning
  • Ability to work with diverse groups of people
Training Outline

**Working as a High Performing Team**

  • Identify your role in the formation of formal & informal high-performing teams
  • Develop communication skills and personal competencies of the peer leader
  • Evaluate approaches to dealing with negative team members

**The Peer Leader--Valuing the Differences**

  • Investigate various motivational and relationship models and their workplace application
  • Develop a personalized model of relationships amongst peers and team members
  • Gain exposure to the value of workplace differences and how they can strengthen a team

**Critical Thinking & Problem Solving**

  • Learn a variety of problem solving and critical thinking methodologies
  • Foster an attitude of positivity in the midst of challenging situations and change

**Conflict Resolution**

  • Recognize the early warning signs of conflict
  • Develop coping mechanisms to steer conflict towards peaceful resolution
  • Apply positive communication skills to mitigate escalating conflict
  • Recognize the need for mutual respect for all parties concerned

**Behavioral Based Safety**

  • Understand the hierarchy of controls related to workplace safety and injury prevention
  • Create a system for injury prevention and control from accident data
  • Develop a safety culture that promotes and protects employees
  • Design and implement a behavioral checklist for coaching employees in accident avoidance
  • Implement design changes to the workplace to perform jobs safely

**Lean Overview**

  • Investigate the definition of waste and learn how to identify waste in the workplace
  • Develop an appreciation for team-based approaches to lean implementation
  • Understand various foundational continuous improvement tools
  • Identify plans for immediate utilization of the tools within workplace environments
Business and Industry Services

Fox Valley Technical College
Business & Industry Services (BIS)
D. J. Bordini Center
1825 N. Bluemound Road
P.O. Box 2277
Appleton, WI 54912-2277
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P: 888-458-0449
P: 920-735-2525
F: 920-735-4771

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