Leadership Foundations Certificate

Leadership not only entails driving organizational results, but also developing people who perform at their highest level to meet their individual goals as well as the organizational objectives. Frontline leaders must support the individual growth of their direct reports, while also influencing them to contribute to the growth of the organization. The objective of this leadership development program is to develop frontline leaders’ skills to support effective employee performance.

  • Frontline Leadership Roles and Responsibilities
  • Building Trust Through Emotional Intelligence
  • Communicating Effectively With Crucial Conversations and Feedback
  • Accountability and Change
  • Coaching and Empowering Your Team
  • Managing Conflict
  • Motivating and Engaging Your People
  • Tying it All Together – Setting Expectations and Managing Performance

Participants will complete the Interactive Style® Self-perception Profile and receive the Guide to assess and learn more about their personal interaction style.

Participants will receive and complete the Thomas-Kilmann Conflict Mode Instrument and receive the Guide to assess and learn more about their conflict style.

This 32-hour program (delivered over eight, four-hour sessions) is targeted at managers, supervisors, and frontline leads.

We can tailor this program and deliver it on-site or virtually for your employees and leaders.

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What our clients are saying...

“Excellent. The two facilitators Mike and Kristy were fantastic and created a very open atmosphere that allowed us all to communicate our thoughts and ideas.”
Jeff Fowler, President, Austin Powder Company
"The individuals that attended have a better understanding of how to lead effectively. I genuinely feel this will cascade throughout the manufacturing sites to lead to better employee retention and engagement.”
Anna Cherian, Divisional Enterprise Lean Sigma Champion, Avery Dennison
“I really enjoyed the program. As an Avery Business Unit Manager, I would like to see all our team managers and leads have the opportunity to take this development course. It was excellent and would help to give us all better tools to connect with and inspire our teams”
Nathan Davenport, Finishing Business Unit Manager, Avery Dennison



Kristy Frieden Kristy Frieden

Kristy Frieden, MS, specializes in motivating, training and coaching professionals, executives and physicians in the areas of leadership, customer service, emotional intelligence and employee engagement.

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Michael Rooney Michael Rooney

Mike Rooney is a results-oriented, Toyota Production System manufacturing professional with a unique blend of experience, skills and education.

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