60 Credits | 2 Years
Multiple Start Dates | Financial Aid-Eligible
Ashland*, New Richmond*, Rice Lake*, Superior*, Online
Outreach Centers: Balsam Lake*, Hayward*, Ladysmith*
*Combination of Online, Your Choice or On Site instruction. Select courses are available at the Northwood Tech Outreach Centers. Please contact your local campus for specifics.
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 business and professional world.
Leadership Development is designed for people who are, or aspire to become a manager, supervisor or leader 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 continuous improvement strategies to achieve performance excellence
- Apply effective leadership skills
- Support organizational human resource practices
- Perform 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! Northwood Tech 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 campuses (Ashland, New Richmond, Rice Lake, Superior), Online and outreach centers Balsam Lake, Hayward, Ladysmith. Conveniently take classes in a way that fits your lifestyle: Online, Your Choice or On Site.
Relevant, Current Required Courses
Courses are taught by instructors who have worked in and stay current with the best business management processes.
The required courses center on what actually happens in the world of business within our region, as well as nationally and internationally.
The Leadership Development program accommodates your life by providing a 4 year part-time, evening and/or weekend schedule to complete your education, making it easier to work around busy personal lives and schedules, work and other responsibilities.
Focused, interactive coursework that addresses the principles and practices of coaching, managing, leading, and supervising employees to be their personal and professional best.
Leadership Development is Part of a Career Pathway
As a Leadership Development student at Northwood Tech, you can build credentials each step of the way!
You could take this first and get a credential.
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Continue your education to earn a bachelor's degree.
Admissions and Tuition
Northwood Tech has an easy admission process that can be completed in one visit. Please see the details under the "Requirements and Application" section to get started.
Tuition and Fees
Northwood Tech 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 2023-24*
60 Credits | 2 Years
*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 Northwood Tech Leadership Development Program
Upon completion of this program, you will earn a technical certificate in Supervisory Leadership, a technical diploma in Leadership Essentials and an associate degree in Leadership Development.