2016 Make it in America Leadership Series

Don't Miss Out on this Educational Opportunity for Managers in the Industrial Sector!

Maine Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP), in partnership with Priority Learning, will be facilitating a specially- designed series for managers in the industrial sector, focusing on the leadership, communication, and development needs of the manufacturing workforce. The series consists of eight, half-day workshops held twice a month for four months.

Learn how to lead in an industrial workplace:

  • Apply leadership principles in the industrial workplace.
  • Learn your leadership limits through the Circle of Control.
  • Examine management theory and develop your own.
  • Explore the Premier Employee Model (PEM).
  • Examine Emotional Intelligence (EI) in relationship to performance in others.

Discover how to create lasting performance change:
  • Develop expectations that can be used as building blocks across your organization.
  • Identify the basics of performance management and build Role Stones for performance.
  • Complete skills and behaviors matrices for yourself and your team.
  • 'Deliver "Straight Talk" for both difficult and positive messages.

Explore team motivation:
  • Learn what motivates people on the job.
  • Build a plan for personal development for your team members.
  • Learn coaching techniques and standards.
  • Build listening skills through passive, active, and reflective styles.

Understand LEAN Manufacturing:
  • Build process maps with others.
  • Apply the "Eight Wastes of LEAN" to work.
  • Choose an example case to work on as you execute your skills. 
  • Recognize and eliminate Group Think and learn to get people back on track.
  • Discover Systems Diagramming as a great tool for your team.

Where: TechPlace at Brunswick Landing 

When: The Make it in America Leadership Series consists of eight, half-day workshops held twice a month for four months on Tuesdays from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be served. 
January 12, January 26, February 9, February 23, March 8, March 22, April 5, April 26

TO REGISTER, or for more information, please contact: 
Mariah Cunningham 
Incumbent Worker Training Coordinator
(207) 542-2081

Funding is available through the Make It In America Grant. Please contact Mariah Cunningham for more information.

This project is funded through a $1,300,000 grant awarded to Coastal Counties Workforce, Inc. by the U.S. Department of Labor's Employment and Training Administration under the H1-B Jobs Accelerator Grant program. This is an equal opportunity employer/ program and auxiliary aids and services are available up request to individuals with disabilities. 

Mariah Cunningham | mariahc@mainemep.org | 207.542.2081

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