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Next Level Supervision of People and Process

Wednesday - Thursday, March 22-23, 2017 | 8:00 am
Where: Tinley Park, IL
Member:  $1,195 before March 1; $1,295 after March 1.  3+  $1,095
Non-Member: Rates:  $1495.00

With constant changes in the marketplace and the workforce, supervisors must be equipped to continuously improve productivity and retain their best people. This course provides any manager in the packaging industry (corrugated, folding carton, rigid box) education and hands-on experience with the tools of leadership and improvement. Participants will complete prework to gain awareness of their specific leadership and communication style. Offered multiple times, this course has been updated for up to the minute challenges. Participants are encouraged to bring issues for discussion and sharing of best practices.

Topics include:

Leadership Best Practices

Critical Communication Skills

Leading and Sustaining Change with Your Team

How to Measure and Report Performance at all Work Centers

Organizing for Success: The Importance of a Visual Workplace

Building Standard Work to Make Best Practice Common Practice


Learning Objectives:  To teach managers and supervisors effective communication and improved processes.

Who should attend: Lead Operators, Supervisors, Production Managers concerned with time management and communication skills, leaders in training, managers from any deapartment


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Course Begins at 8:00am Both Days. 
Course ends at 5:00pm First Day and 1:00pm on the Second Day.


8:00 AM Welcome

                        Participant expectations

                        Rethinking the job description


9:45 AM Your Leadership & Communication Style

11:45 AM Lunch

12:30 PM Current State Measurement of people, teams, and processes

1:45 PM Break

2:00 PM Problem Solving Tools

3:00 PM How to build a Visual Workplace Part 1

5:00 PM Close



8:00 AM How to build a Visual Workplace Part 2


9:45 AM Preparing your team

10:45 AM Building standard work

11:30 Working Lunch with Action plans

1PM Close



Scott Ellis, Ed.D is Co-founder of PSquared (P2), a consultancy focused on leadership and process improvement. The P2 motto; process raised by the power of people is evidenced in all of their services. Thorough assessment of operations and culture are followed by disciplined application of training, implementation, and coaching. With financial and management expert Thomas Andersen, this partnership makes good companies better.

Having served in the leadership of multiple start-ups, acquisitions, and turn-arounds Scott’s practical approach helps organizations and their leaders grow. Dr. Ellis is a Certified Professional Coach to leaders who discover, plan, and enjoy the work they were born to do.  His understanding of how people and organizations grow and change is informed by a depth of experience as a business leader and as a psychotherapist (CA MFT 19407). These factors make him an empathetic thinking partner to leaders that enrich the organizations and families they serve.  Scott draws on all of the experience above to facilitate the growth AICC’s Packaging University.


Holiday Inn and Tinley Park Convention Center
18451 Convention Center Drive
Tinley Park, IL  60477
For Reservations:  Call (708) 343-5485
Group Code:  AIC

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