Supervisors might know the job on the front line, but they need leadership skills to be effective in this role. Produced in cooperation with Hearthside University, this world-class training program will equip bakery level supervisors with leadership principles, tools and techniques to improve quality, safety and productivity throughout your organization.
Covering topics from managing difficult people and situations, to successfully leading change, to tackling performance problems, this three-day Front Line Professionals course supports your organization in its quest to develop, empower, motivate, and retain current and up-and-coming associates. Utilizing an interactive, experiential learning style that allows front line leaders to put principles into practice, the first program will take place June 1-3 in the greater Chicagoland area.
- 83 percent of the industry struggles with undertrained front line supervision, according to data from the “Workforce Gap in U.S. Commercial Baking: Trends, Challenges and Solutions.” Sound familiar?
In an effort to develop solutions to address this issue and the the industry’s workforce gap, ABA’s Human Resources Committee has put emphasis on programs that focus on the recruitment, development and retention of high-potential employees — an area that is a major concern within the baking industry.
- The Role of the Supervisor in Manufacturing – Attendees will dive into what their job really entails, and why it is critical to the success of their company. Attendees will identify key leadership principles needed in order to successfully lead teams, and why these principles are crucial in staying ahead of the curve.
Facilitating Small Group Meetings – Running effective and efficient meetings is an art. When meetings get too long or off target, associates lose focus and learn to loathe future team meetings. Attendees will learn key elements to running an effective meeting in order to overcome pitfalls in leading team meetings.
Introduction to Problem Solving – This overview of problem solving techniques will set the stage in being able to identify root cause, diving into common pitfalls to problem solving and ways to avoid them.
- The investment you make in them today will yield returns for many years to come – in the form of heightened loyalty, teamwork, safety, productivity and, ultimately, profitability.