Supervisor Training Academy

Supervisor Training Academy

Portland, OR | Apr 8, 2024 - Apr 10, 2024


To request notification once registration opens or for other questions regarding this program, please contact Shelly Dixon at


Get the Tools You Need to Succeed

Supervisors are an essential part of any construction team, and it is imperative to make sure they are familiar with all the skills, systems, and techniques necessary to function at the highest level possible.


Developed for both new supervisors and those with several years’ experience, SMACNA’s Supervisor Training Academy is led by industry experts and provides attendees with the information necessary to succeed in a leadership role. Attendees will learn:

  • The attributes of a successful sheet metal supervisor
  • The eight core values of a successful supervisor
  • How to implement a time management system
  • How to improve internal company communication
  • The importance of documentation and follow-up
  • How to develop a mentoring and coaching plan
  • How to properly delegate and hold workers   accountable
  • How to manage conflict
  • Tactics for job planning and project management
  • How to motivate workers


** In the event that you experience symptoms of COVID-19 while attending a SMACNA event or within 5 days of attending a SMACNA event, please be tested for COVID-19. Please notify SMACNA staff, John Franco (telephone: 703-995-4023; email: or Kristin De Guzman (telephone: 703-803-2983; email:, of any positive test results you receive while attending the SMACNA event or within seven days of attending the SMACNA event. SMACNA will take appropriate steps, consistent with any applicable local, state, or federal guidance to promote a safe environment for attendees. **