Wiregrass Advanced Leadership Academy to Start January 18


November 28, 2017

Valdosta, Ga – Directors, Managers, and Supervisors must possess effective leadership skills to manage and motivate employees to perform at their peak. Wiregrass Georgia Technical College is now offering an Advanced Leadership Academy through the college’s Economic Development Department. If those interested have taken the Frontline Leadership Academy or participated in equivalent training, or are a seasoned upper level manager, this training is for you. Each participant in the Advanced Leadership training will assess their specific leadership style so that they can tailor an authentic approach to achieving leadership excellence.

The Wiregrass Advanced Leadership Academy is set to offer one course module a month for six months. “Leadership development training is one of the greatest long-term positive management practices for any organization,” shared Dr. Ron O’Meara, Vice President for Economic Development. “After receiving such positive feedback from our area businesses regarding our Leadership Academy for Frontline Supervisors and Managers, we are proud to announce our new Advanced Leadership Academy opportunity for General Managers, Directors, Supervisors, or Managers who either have completed our Frontline Leadership Academy with Wiregrass, or an equivalent leadership training experience.”

The Leadership Academy will be located on the Wiregrass Valdosta Campus. The time frame for classes is from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon. The 2018 dates are January 18 and February 1, March 15 and March 29, April 12 and April 26, May 10, May 24 and June 7, and June 21 and July 12. The training cost is $595 for one employee; $495 each for two employees; or $395 each for three or more employees. The class instructor is Mille Ward. Prerequisite for this course is completion of the Wiregrass Frontline Supervisor Leadership Training and/or Leadership training equivalent.

Any employers interested in learning more about the Wiregrass Advanced Leadership Academy can contact the Wiregrass Economic Development Office at 229-333-2122.