Course detail: Certificate in Leadership Skills for Maintenance Supervisors and Managers


When you improve your supervisory skills, you'll improve the productivity of your whole team. This 10-part online class gives you real-world solutions to the challenges you face as a maintenance leader. The course focuses on the necessary management and people skills needed to foster maximum productivity, high quality work, and good morale.

Participants in this training program will learn:

  • Supervisory roles and attributes
  • Time and meeting management
  • Continuous improvement techniques
  • Communication techniques, including delegation and how to deal with difficult people
  • Framework for asset management
  • Developing a reliability strategy
  • Using technology for maintenance improvement and savings
  • Work execution management


Who Should Enroll

This course is appropriate for those who supervise maintenance professionals in all types of organizations. Most of our students are seeking to improve their leadership skills or are being considered for advancement in their organizations.

Program Accessibility
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to participate in University of Kansas sponsored educational offerings. If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in one of our online courses, please email or call 913-897-8530 at least four weeks prior to your anticipated start date.


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Course Resources
U.S. Federal Employee Discount (PDF Document)
Leadership Skills for Maintenance Supervisors and Managers Information (PDF Document)

Available sessions