Management Development Certification


The leadership team is an essential link between customer needs and end products, and managers are a key part of creating high-performance environments. This nine-week course is designed to improve your ability to lead, motivate, solve problems, and inspire teams to succeed.

Why Management Development Certification?

Every person has untapped potential. Too often, the difference between success and failure in a management role hinges on realizing and optimizing that potential. DVIRC’s Management Development Certification is a proven, cost-effective way for managers to build the skills necessary to be effective.

The DVIRC Difference

DVIRC’s Management Development Certification provides the tools needed to handle the increasingly complex performance issues found in today’s manufacturing organizations. The course emphasizes the leader’s role in creating accountability and sustaining standard work, reinforcing the leadership skills needed to foster an environment of Continuous Improvement.

This program follows a collaborative, problem-solving approach, ultimately enabling team members to use and enhance their skills in collaborative ways.

Our unique, hands-on learning methodology delivers quick results. Moreover, we build on open, honest discussion of the real-world problems and complex personnel issues common to many manufacturers. Participants also learn to inspire their teams, which can improve responsiveness to customers as a key competitive advantage, setting them up for success in their management role.

What you will learn

The program’s nine half-day sessions (one each week) will cover the following topics:

  • Leadership for Managers – 9/15/2022
  • Leading Change – 9/29/2022
  • Goal Setting – 10/05/2022
  • Feedback for Employee Engagement – 10/19/2022
  • Accountability – 10/31/2022
  • Handling Conflict & Performance Problems – 11/09/2022
  • Holding Effective Meetings – 11/16/2022
  • Conducting Effective (and Legal) Interviews – 12/01/2022
  • Capstone Presentations – 12/15/2022

Who should take this course

This program is intended for experienced supervisors, managers, team leaders, group leaders, or anyone making the transition to a management role. It is also ideal for established managers who seek to sharpen their skills or advance their leadership abilities.


Participants in our Management Development Certification program build their ability to:

  • Utilize a variety of leadership styles to achieve the best results for each person and situation
  • Reduce costly turnover by building supportive workplace relationships
  • Alleviate disputes with conflict resolution tactics that foster willing cooperation
  • Solve problems more effectively and minimize costly mistakes
  • Create win/win solutions
  • Give employees helpful feedback
  • Utilize effective techniques to coach for effective and higher-level performance


Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received up to 5 business days prior to class start date will not be charged the training fee, or will be refunded if payment has already been submitted. Cancellations 1-3 business days prior to class will be charged the training fee. As a courtesy, we will allow you to apply 50% of your payment towards a future training course within one year of the cancellation date. No refund will be provided for same-day cancellations and no-shows; customer is responsible for full payment without future training credit. Registrant substitutions may be made at any time. Cancellations must be submitted via email to or by phone at 215-552-3827.

COVID-19 Policy

DVIRC recommends all guests be vaccinated against COVID-19.

Unvaccinated visitors must take a rapid test (which may be supplied by DVIRC) and receive a negative response. Considering the test will take about 15 minutes to process, all unvaccinated guests should arrive 15 minutes early to ensure they can take the rapid test and receive negative results before they proceed to the training room or to their scheduled meeting within the building.