Why Pursue a College-Level Leadership Training Program?

Are you a great decision-maker? Do you work well with others? You may be a born-leader. But even those people with great, natural leadership qualities need to gain a certain skillset and knowledge to fulfill their dreams and career goals. Whether you are looking to advance your career, or are just getting started, a leadership training program is the place for you.

Here at Goodwin College, we understand the challenges in today’s workplace. Talents like effective communication, team-building skills, and self-confidence are hard to come by, yet all critical in becoming a great leader. Our Management and Leadership training program is about more than just a bachelor’s degree. It is an invaluable tool with which students can harness the specific, transferable skills businesses desire in their managers.

What You’ll Gain through Leadership Training:

With leadership development training, you will:

  • Gain the strategic thinking and problem-solving skills needed to become a great leader
  • Make connections with like-minded thinkers
  • Learn how to build a team and motivate others
  • Advance in your current career or qualify for new leadership positions

Earning a Management and Leadership degree will elevate or launch your career, and Goodwin College has one of the best programs for leadership education in Connecticut.

Lisa Carmona – a graduate of our Management and Leadership program, who is currently working towards her MSOL degree – says, “I gained hands-on experience working with different types of people. This program helped me become a more confident leader.”

The leadership training program at Goodwin College focuses on helping students hone in on specific managerial skills that employers are looking for, such as:

  • Communication
  • Employee development
  • Business ethics
  • Facilitating change
  • Leadership
  • Mentoring
  • Supervision
  • Teamwork

A Program at Your Convenience

Our career-focused leadership school will help you foster new business relationships and uncover growth opportunities you have never experienced before. You will develop the leadership skills employers are looking for and the drive to help you achieve your goals.

As an aspiring business leader, we understand you are busy. Whether you’re working part-time or full-time, supporting a growing family, or just in need of a fresh start, our leadership training can help you launch your career quickly without missing out on life or on a quality education. All of our core classes are offered in 7 1/2-week formats, so you can achieve twice the amount of coursework as you would at some other schools. For additional convenience, you can complete the leadership program in hybrid and online formats. So, whether you learn better in the classroom, or find it easier to complete your work on a computer while your child sleeps, or you need a little bit of both – Goodwin College likely has the flexibility and availability you are looking for.

Our Admission officers can guide you through the application process, and offer advice on the best ways to apply transfer credits, prior learning, and work and military experience toward your leadership degree.

Finding Your Calling

Gaining knowledge through a leadership training program can prepare you for a successful career in numerous settings. By the end of the program, you will understand how to motivate a team, how to foster positive change within your organization, how to train, mentor, and develop employees, and how to effectively handle any challenges that come your way within the workplace.

Equipped with the skills of today’s great leaders, Goodwin graduates typically go on to pursue leadership careers in the following job settings:

  • Corporate
  • Education
  • Law Enforcement
  • Manufacturing
  • Military
  • Nonprofit
  • Retail
  • State/Federal

Or, they choose to further their leadership education even further, through our Master’s in Organizational Leadership program.

Employee Leadership Development Training & Workforce Partnerships

If you are an employer looking to train up your staff through a bachelor’s-level program, know that Goodwin College also offers workforce partnerships for organizations in Connecticut. Partnering with Goodwin College allows you to provide an educational benefit for your employees and help them grow within your organization. Goodwin will develop a workforce-specific, leadership training program for your employees, to aid in your staff development. Due to the flexibility of our classes, you can rest assured that your employees will find classes that work comfortably with their schedules.

Learn more about the bachelor’s Management and Leadership Training program at Goodwin College by calling 800.889.3282. You may also visit us online at www.goodwin.edu/landingpages/mgmt-leadership to find out why we’re a leader in leadership training education in Connecticut!