Learn Supervisory Skills for the Industrial Workplace Online

Moving into a supervisory position such as foreman or team leader can be difficult if you don't have the right leadership training. Designed specifically for those already working in the industrial or manufacturing fields, the Penn Foster Supervisory Skills for the Industrial Workplace certificate program can help you gain the skills to help you transition into a supervisor role and advance your career.

Why Add Industrial Supervisory Training to Your Skillset?

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, in the coming years, the need for new industrial front line supervisors is expected to grow more than 10% with over 69,100 new supervisor job openings!¹ If you're already working in the industrial or manufacturing fields, then now is a great time to get the leadership training that could help you take the next step in your career path.
Why Add Industrial Supervisory Training to Your Skillset?
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Supervisory Skills for the Industrial Workplace Course Details
Penn Foster's affordable, Supervisory Skills for the Industrial Workplace program, includes online leadership classes specific to an industrial setting. You'll cover topics about personnel and performance management, interpersonal skills, problem solving, critical thinking, and more.
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With our affordable tuition price and flexible payment options, you can get started on your Supervisory Skills for the Industrial Workplace training online today.
Penn Foster's online program makes it possible to complete whatever program you are in. You are able to move at your own pace, so it can take as long as you want, or you can finish as quickly as you want... You can also work full-time hours without having to worry about the commute or missing class times.
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Can Industrial Supervisor Training Help Advance My Career?
If you're working in the industrial or manufacturing fields and want to advance to a position where you're supervising employees such as a manager, team leader, maintenance supervisor, or foreman, having leadership training will be a valuable asset as you compete for these supervisor jobs. Additionally, supervisory training can also add to your own job satisfaction, as newly promoted supervisors often struggle in their new role because they haven’t received adequate training. In fact, as many as 81% of front line supervisors say they are not satisfied with their own performance.² With Penn Foster’s affordable, online courses you can get the leadership skills that will help you improve your effectiveness as an industrial workplace supervisor.​
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Get started today on your career path with Penn Foster Career School’s accredited, online Supervisory Skills for the Industrial Workplace course.

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Hundreds of leading employers and workforce organizations partner with Penn Foster to attract, develop, and retain talent for today’s in-demand middle skilled occupations.

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The completion of a certificate-level program does not typically qualify a student for employment. Completion of this program may assist students who have previous academic or work related experience improve their chances for promotion or entry-level employment.

¹ 2018 Bureau of Labor Statistics Construction and extraction occupations. First-line supervisors of construction trades and extraction workers.

² Source: www.McKinsey.com