60 Credits | 2 Years
Multiple Start Dates | Financial Aid-Eligible
Ashland*, Hayward*, Ladysmith*, New Richmond*, Rice Lake*, Superior*
*Combination of ITV (Interactive Television), In person, Online or Your Choice instruction
Career Cluster: Business Management
Interested in managing or leading within an organization? The Leadership Development degree is designed for people who are, or aspire to become a manager, supervisor or leader in the world of business and industry. This program provides you with the opportunity to upgrade your management skills for a supervisory position or for support in your current position.
Leadership Development is designed for people who aspire or plan to be managers, leaders or supervisors in the business and professional world. The program provides you with the skills to deal with the everyday management processes of developing employees into high performing, cross-functional and interactive work teams.
Leadership Development graduates will be able to:
- Utilize quality strategies and tactics
- Apply effective leadership skills
- Apply Human Resource policies and procedures
- Perform supervisory management functions to achieve organizational objectives
Program courses are current, relevant to today’s business challenges and students practice and apply management and leadership principles in real world situations. Course schedules are designed to meet your busy life! WITC incorporates new technology to stay connected and meet face to face throughout the course, during and outside of class.
Improve interpersonal communication.
Your way. Your time.
The Leadership Development program addresses current and future trends of creating motivated, productive, collaborative and profitable business processes. Offered in an interactive and flexible formats, the coursework addresses current, relevant business improvement processes. Classes are offered on all four campuses (Ashland, New Richmond, Rice Lake and Superior). Conveniently take classes in a way that fits your lifestyle: online, in-person, ITV (Interactive Television) or Your Choice. Select courses available at Hayward and Ladysmith Outreach Centers.
Relevant, Current Curriculum
Courses are taught by instructors who have worked in and stay current with the best business management processes.
The curriculum centers on what actually happens in the world of business within our region, as well as nationally and internationally.
There are flexible formatted courses that work with your schedule using connectivity platforms so you may learn from where ever you are.
Focused, interactive course work that address the principles and practices of coaching, managing, leading, supervising employees to be their personal and professional best.
You could take this first and get a credential.
This is the program you're looking at.
Continue your education to obtain a bachelor's degree.
Admissions and Tuition
WITC has a simple admission process that can be completed in one visit. To start the process, simply fill out an application form along with a $30 application fee. After you’ve successfully submitted your application, your next step is to schedule an admissions meeting with a WITC counselor to discuss your goals and expectations. That’s it!
Tuition and Fees
WITC breaks down the cost of education, so you'll have a good idea of how much your education will cost.
Financial aid is available to help you pay for your education. It can come in the form of grants, loans, federal work study, military and veterans benefits, division of vocational rehabilitation benefits and scholarships.
Estimated Total Program Costs 2019-20*
60 Credits | 2 Years
$2,881 for books
*Tuition is an estimate and does not include any miscellaneous fees for various courses, tools, books, supplies or uniforms. Program book costs are in addition to tuition and fees and vary depending on course selection and where the books are purchased or rented.
After the WITC Leadership Development Program
Upon completion of the program, you will obtain a Leadership Development associate degree.