Fundamental Leadership Skills for Supervisors and Front-Line Managers

Tackle any challenge on the fly.

Being an effective supervisor or front-line manager means understanding your employees and what drives their motivation and productivity—but that’s easier said than done. In this 3-day leadership program, you’ll receive practical tools and training to coach and motivate staff with a hands-on approach, effectively managing conflicts and becoming an outstanding leader.

Fundamental Leadership Skills for Supervisors and Front-Line Managers

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Fees: $3,250
Length: 3 days of study
Next Session: November 18, 2024 to
November 20, 2024
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Fundamental Leadership Skills for Supervisors and Front-Line Managers

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Inspire Your
Team With Active Leadership

Unlike other leadership roles, supervisors and front-line managers work right alongside their teams to guide and direct them in a timely manner.

Our specialized leadership training program equips supervisors and front-line managers with a set of applied leadership skills to tackle everyday tasks and challenges. Improve your team’s productivity and boost morale with new coaching methods. Learn effective delegation and communication techniques to provide constructive, ethical feedback.

From training new employees to coaching existing ones, you’ll discover new ways to motivate teams and improve performance. You’ll discuss issues, practice new skills and participate in realistic team simulations so you can apply them directly to your role.

This program is ideal for aspiring and current supervisors and team performance managers, including positions like department supervisors in business and government, office managers and business administrators, team leaders and regional supervisors, plant and production managers and front-line managers, and specialists in human resources, organizational training and industrial relations.

Get Training in Marketable Skills

Communication Skills
Strategic Thinking
Relationship Building
Time Management
Leadership Skills
Organizational Skills

4 Reasons to Enrol

Amazing Education for Busy Professionals

This intensive 3-day program offers aspiring and mid-career leaders the chance to ground themselves in strong leadership strategies without a big time commitment.

Stand Out from the Crowd

Develop leadership skills unique to front-line supervisors and tackle everyday challenges with ease.

Learn from the Pros

Train with top-rated Schulich ExecEd instructors that are consistently ranked among the world’s best.

Earn Higher Pay

Schulich ExecEd students gain the confidence, skills and perspective to attain better roles, launch new ventures, and lead their teams to new heights.

Who Will Benefit

Aspiring Leaders

Prepare for your next team leadership role with a hands-on program that offers specialized skill sets in front-line management.

Front-Line Managers

Current floor supervisors, front-line managers and on-the-ground team leaders will develop new tools and techniques to boost staff productivity and advance their careers.

What Difference Will You Make?

"This program truly inspired me, and also adequately prepared me to be a more effective leader. With the wealth of information provided, I was impressed by how well it was prepared and presented in the time available."

- R. Halko Supervisor GIS, Powerstream Inc.

"Eye-opening - will put more focus on the type of leader I am and how I affect others in the organization."

- D. Vanderheyden Logistics Manager, Tirecraft Ontario Inc.

Program Overview

  • Explore the transition from “doing” to supervising and the responsibilities this change entails. Learn time management strategies and set goals as a role model and supervisor.

  • Discover your leadership style and what it takes to build successful teams. Practice motivational techniques even in the absence of monetary rewards, and improve morale in your team.

  • Recognize the barriers to communication by understanding the value of active listening and coaching. Set realistic standards for your staff and delegate accordingly to achieve higher productivity.

  • Fall 2024 Dates Time
    Fundamental Leadership Skills for Supervisors and Front-Line 11/18/2024 - 11/20/2024 9:00 am - 4:00 pm


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What You Get

After completing Fundamental Leadership Skills for Supervisors and Front-Line Managers, you'll receive an authentic digital badge from the #1 business school in Canada that employers will recognize.

As more and more companies look for candidates with specific skills, this badge on your CV will be a credible assurance of your achievements and expertise, allowing the right roles to find you faster.

Foundational Badge

Signifies that you’ve gained information and insight into new skills.

Pre-Approved HRPA Hours

21 HRPA-CPD Hours

This program has been approved for CDP hours under Section A of the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Log of the Human Resource Professionals Association (HRPA). Be sure to note the program ID number on your CPD log. For more information about certification or continuing professional development, visit the HRPA website at

Custom Programs for Organizations

Use this program as we designed it, or alter it to fit your company’s needs. Either way, we can help you improve your organization's talent pipeline. Get in touch with our custom programs team today.

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