FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CLEVELAND, WI –
Lakeshore Technical College is offering a series of professional development seminars beginning this February. Participants can choose to register for all seminars in the series or register a la carte.
This six part Leadership Development series is designed to develop the leadership skills of the informal leader in every organization. Participants will gain the confidence and skills to take charge of their work area, lead their coworkers, and collaborate on new peer leadership approaches with the ability to apply those new skills in their workplace.
The first seminar in the series is "Essentials of Leadership". This seminar will be held on Friday, February 5 from 8am - noon and will cover the importance of having soft skills and how to obtain the soft skills required of leaders in organizations. The class number is 22608.
The second seminar being offered is "Conflict Resolution". This seminar will be held on Friday, February 12 from 8am - noon and will teach participants how to handle conflict so that they can lead their team to success rather than catastrophe by dealing with conflict in a relationship building process. The class number is 22610.
The third seminar in the series is "Working as a High Performing Team" and will be held on Friday, March 4 from 8am - noon. In this seminar, learners will be presented with both the benefits and challenges of implementing High Performing Teams. Team dynamics and norms will be a focus of discussion across a broad spectrum of organizational structures. The class number is 22611.
The fourth seminar being offered is "Critical Thinking and Problem Solving" and will be held on Friday, April 1 from 8am - noon. Participants will learn how to deal with change positively and that those who can deal with change in a proactive and positive manner will make a difference and succeed. The class number is 22612.
The fifth seminar in the series is "The Peer Leader" and will be held on Friday, April 8 from 8am - noon. In this seminar, participants will learn the importance of leaders in both formal and informal roles and their impact on the organization. The class number is 22613.
The final seminar in the series is "Safety Leadership Strategies" and will be held on Friday, May 6 from 8am - noon. This course will teach various safety leadership strategies including the concept of behavioral-based safety (BBS). BBS recognizes unsafe or at-risk behaviors as a frequent cause of both minor and serious injuries. This class will teach various techniques that lead to a reduction in accidents using both the OSHA standards and the strategies of behavioral-based safety, focusing on what people do, analyzes why they do it, and then applies intervention strategies to reduce the frequency of behavior-related incidents. The class number is 22614.
The instructors for the series of seminars will be Doug Hamm, LTC Human Resource Administration Instructor and Ben Nickel, LTC Safety and Rescue Instructor.
Doug Hamm has a significant background in production and operations management including over 15 years of plant management experience in the automotive and building products industries. His area of expertise is continuous improvement and human resource management and motivation. He holds a PHR credential along with his certification as a Six Sigma Green Belt and DDI (Development Dimensions International) Facilitator. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration and History and has his Master's degree in Business Administration.
Ben Nickel has over 8 years of experience in safety management, safety consultation and instruction in both private and public sectors. Ben is certified as an OSHA 10 and 30 hour general industry instructor and also specializes in safety management, safety program development, and accident prevention/investigation and safety team formation. Ben holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Wisconsin Stevens Point in Health Promotion and Wellness, with a minor in Safety and Health Protection.
All seminars in the series take place at the Sheboygan County Chamber of Commerce. All seminars are HR Certification approved for 4 credit hours. The cost for each seminar is $125. To register by phone with credit card, call 1.888.GO TO LTC (1.888.468.6582) Ext. 1366. For questions or detailed information, visit http://gotoltc.edu/seminars or call Ruth at 920.693.1167, or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Lakeshore Technical College
Lakeshore Technical College is a leading provider of technical education offering more than 120 career programs including associate degrees, technical diplomas, technical certificates and apprenticeship programs. In addition, LTC offers distance learning, customized training to business and industry, and continuing education opportunities.
Serving a 200,500-resident population in east central Wisconsin, LTC operates a main campus in Cleveland and additional learning sites at LTC Manitowoc, LTC Sheboygan, LTC-Plymouth Science & Technology Center, and the Lakeshore Culinary Institute. The college also operates Community Education Centers at area high schools in Elkhart Lake, Cedar Grove-Belgium, Howards Grove, Kiel, Mishicot, Oostburg, Plymouth, Random Lake, Reedsville, and Two Rivers; and 27 distance learning sites. LTC's mission is to enrich lives and strengthen the economy by preparing a workforce that is skilled, diverse and flexible. On average, 87% of LTC graduates work in the LTC District which includes Manitowoc and Sheboygan Counties, and parts of Calumet and Ozaukee Counties. Visit LTC at: gotoltc.edu.