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    Lackawanna College Offers New Workforce Development Programs

    SCRANTON, Pa. – Beginning in Fall 2017, Lackawanna College will offer a new Workforce Development program, Mission: Leadership. The Mission: Leadership program will consist of three training modules designed for supervisors and leaders. The program centers on best practices for leading from the core mission, vision, and values of an organization.

    Training modules offered in the series include Leading from Organizational Mission and Values, Communication Tools for Today’s Leaders, and Leading Others – Keys to Successful Relationships.

    All Mission: Leadership training modules will be held on the second floor of Lackawanna College’s Tobin Hall, 501 Madison Ave., Scranton, PA 18509. The total per-person fee for all three modules is $585. Organizations registering and paying for three or more representatives at the same time receive a discounted per-person fee of $565 for all three modules.

    For additional information and to register, please visit www.lackawanna.edu/continuing-education/workforce-advancement or contact Janet M. Jones, Lackawanna College Professional Development Specialist at (570) 955-1513.

    Overview of Workforce Development Programs at Lackawanna College:

    Leading from Organizational Mission and Values
    Leadership begins with the alignment of the supervisor’s or leader’s philosophy with the organization’s mission. Understand the role of mission, vision, and values in successful organizations and how to lead from this foundation. Leave traditional models of control behind and be a courageous and caring leader.
    Date: Thursday, Oct. 26, 9 a.m. – noon
    Fee: $195

    Communication Tools for Today’s Leaders
    Communication is more complex than ever before. Leaders will learn appropriate uses of various pathways for most effective communication. The value and contribution of generational and cultural diversity is highlighted. Learn the critical factors to create a culture where organizational communication thrives.

    Date: Thursday, Nov. 2, 9 AM-Noon

    Leading Others – Keys to Successful Relationships
    Understand leadership style and flexibility. Identify your leadership style through a personal assessment. Develop “out-of-yourstyle” approaches. Engage with all different types of employees who have differing motivational drivers. Leaders will learn the importance of tearing down silos to build a connected leadership approach at work.

    Date: Thursday, Nov. 9, 9 AM-Noon

    In addition to the Mission: Leadership Program, Lackawanna College Workforce Development will also offer two additional Professional Development courses, Polished Presentations, and Make Time for Time Management.

    Overview of Professional Development Courses at Lackawanna College:

    Polished Presentations
    This program is designed to provide tactics to prepare fully, present confidently, and have a message received and understood by an audience. Learn best practices on maximizing personal style and presenting with confidence.

    Date: Fridays, Oct. 27, Nov. 3, and Nov. 10, 9 AM-Noon
    Fee: $295 per person

    Make Time for Time Management
    Learn techniques to manage time effectively. Discover critical time savers and time wasters. Learn to prioritize people and projects and utilize wise time management strategies. Three hours invested will provide effective techniques for time management for a long time to come.

    Date: Wednesday, November 15, 1-4 PM
    Fee: $195 per person

    Lackawanna College’s Workforce Advancement programs offer the corporate training an organization needs to compete in an ever-expanding economy. New courses are offered each month, allowing leaders to advance their knowledge and skills throughout the year.

    Founded in 1894, Lackawanna College is a private, accredited college serving the people of northeastern Pennsylvania. With a main campus situated in downtown Scranton, Lackawanna’s expanding footprint also includes satellite centers in Hawley, Hazleton, New Milford, Sunbury, and Towanda. Learn more at www.lackawanna.edu.