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Leadership Development

Associate Degree

 60 Credits | 2 Years

Multiple Start Dates | Financial Aid-Eligible

Ashland, New Richmond, Rice Lake, Superior

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. 

Program Overview

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. 

Program Outcomes

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. 

 

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Real-world applications.

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Improve interpersonal communication.

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Your way. Your time. 


Academics

The Leadership Development program addresses current and future trends of creating motivated, productive, collaborative and profitable business processes. Offered in an interactive, flexible format, the course work addresses current, relevant business improvement processes.  

Relevant, Current Curriculum

Courses are taught by instructors who have worked in and stay current with the best business management processes.

Real-World Based

The curriculum centers on what actually happens in the world of business within our region, as well as nationally and internationally. 

Flexible Scheduling

There are flexible formatted courses that work with your schedule using connectivity platforms so you may learn from where ever you are. 


Curriculum

Focused, interactive course work that address the principles and practices of coaching, managing, leading, supervising employees to be their personal and professional best. 

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Featured Leadership Development Courses

10196188
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UGRD
| 3 CR
In Project Management, the learner applies the skills and tools necessary to design, implement, and evaluate formal projects. Each learner will demonstrate the application of the role of project management, developing a project proposal, use of relevant software, working with project teams, sequencing tasks, charting progress, dealing with variations, budgets and resources, implementation, and assessment.
10196138
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UGRD
| 1 CR
In Conflict Resolution and Confrontation Skills the learner applies the skills and tools necessary to deal with conflict and confrontation in the workplace. The learner will identify the major causes of conflict, develop a working plan of action to confront difficult situations, and establish guidelines for gaining resolution to difficult situations. The learner will build greater personal skill and confidence in their ability to deal with conflict in their personal and professional life.
10196189
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UGRD
| 3 CR
In Team Building and Problem Solving, the learner applies the skills and tools necessary to facilitate problem solving in a team environment. Each learner will demonstrate the application of the benefits and challenges of group work, necessary roles in a team, stages of team development, different approaches to problem solving, consensus, systematic process of problem definition, data acquisition, analysis, developing alternative solutions, solution implementation, evaluation, and documentation.

Admissions and Tuition

WITC has a simple three-step admissions process that can be completed in one visit. Fill out the application form either online or at a campus, complete an assessment and meet with a WITC counselor. In the meeting, you'll discuss your goals and the counselor will make sure you're getting the most out of your education and the best bang for your buck.

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

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. 

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Estimated Total Program Costs*

Leadership Development

60 Credits | 2 Years

$8,780

$8,780 In Tuition and Fees


*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. 

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Transfer Options

Transfer your WITC credits to a four-year college in Wisconsin to obtain your bachelor's degree and beyond. 

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Career Outlooks

WITC's graduates experience success. Learn more about the types of careers you can get after graduation.

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Contact

Choose a campus to view contact information, or for general assistance, please contact us.

Rice Lake Admissions Contact

Sara Eckstein

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 5220

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Ashland Admissions Contact

Jennifer Bednarik

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 3195

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New Richmond Admissions Contact

Jodi Saliny

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 4339

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Superior Admissions Contact

Cindy Miller

Admissions Advisor

800.243.9482 ext. 6243

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