Supervision Certificate

Accredited through Missouri State University

Motivate teams, solve problems, and more

Effective employee relations, successful problem solving, increased productivity and efficiency are just a few of the benefits available to companies and individuals that obtain a Supervision Certificate through MDI. The latest supervision tools, techniques, and strategies will be taught by expert instructors with successful business backgrounds.

Employees are often promoted to supervisors because they are skilled in their work, but they're typically not experienced in managing people. Learning on the job is tough on new supervisors and on the people they supervise.

The Supervision Certificate Program can help new or experienced supervisors obtain results by motivating people, solving problems, and keeping worker performance high. The MDI Supervision Certificate is a valuable credential for anyone in a supervisory or managerial role. This certificate has integrated the topics proven to be key skills for success.

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Supervision Certificate requirements


There are three different ways to complete MDI's Supervision Certificate.

Attend the Essentials of Effective Supervision (12-week core course), plus 4 one-day seminar electives


Attend the Supervision Boot Camp: Frontline Series (4-day series), Supervision Boot Camp: Leadership Series (4-day series),  plus 2 one-day seminar electives


Attend High Performance Supervision (one-day course), plus 9 one-day elective courses

Elective course topics include, but are not limited to:
  • Achieving Results Without Authority
  • Are You a Better Leader than a Pirate Captain?
  • Coaching & Mentoring to Accelerate Potential
  • Designing & Conducting Performance Appraisals
  • Dynamic Communication Skills & Strategies
  • Great Decisions for Great Results
  • Improving Performance: Turn Around v. Turn Over
  • Investigative Procedures for Workplace Problems
  • Legal Issues in the Workplace
  • Managing People, Processes & Projects
  • Managing Team Attitudes & Expectations
  • Motivating Today's Workforce
  • Orienting & Training New Employees
  • Social Intelligence
  • The Power of Personalities in Your Workplace
  • Transforming Conflict into Positive Outcomes