Feb 05, 2013


(COLUMBIA, Tenn. - Nov. 19, 2012) - - - Columbia State Community College's Center for Workforce Development has launched a comprehensive leadership training series titled New Frontline Leadership Skills. Created by Development Dimensions International, the innovative series highlights how motivated employees can develop and sustain the leadership skills necessary for success in a business environment.

Each four or eight-hour session will take place at the Columbia campus and will concentrate on the challenges new leaders face and on the proactive measures and effective solutions leaders can use to achieve their business goals. The first session begins Jan. 31, and enrollment is limited to 18 participants per session. Anyone attending six of the eight classes will be presented with a special Leadership Training certificate.

Sessions include:

· Retention Interviewing

· Essentials of Leadership

· Getting Started as a New Leader

· Making Meetings Work

· Coaching for Success

· Managing Performance Problems

· Setting Performance Expectations

· Launching a Successful Team

· Retention Interviewing

To register for these or any of Columbia State's workforce development or continuing education courses, visit http://registration.xenegrade.com/columbiastate. For pricing, class times and additional information, call (931) 540-2659.

Columbia State is a two-year college, serving a nine-county area in southern Middle Tennessee with locations in Columbia, Franklin, Lawrenceburg, Lewisburg and Clifton. As Tennessee's first community college, Columbia State is committed to increasing access and enhancing diversity at all five campuses. Columbia State is a member of the Tennessee Board of Regents, the sixth largest higher education system in the nation. For more information, please visit www.columbiastate.edu.