University of Southern Indiana

Leadership Skills for the New Leader Certificate

For new or prospective leaders, this course is ideal for building the knowledge and skills needed to launch a successful management career. The following topics are explored: primary roles and responsibilities, resources and information needed, supervising former peers, developing action plans, resolving conflict, appropriate use of various communication methods, interpersonal relationships, providing feedback for performance improvement, leading teams, delegating tasks, training and monitoring employees, and more. Fee includes light breakfast and lunch. 

This course addresses the following soft skills: leadership, communication, being a team player, confidence, interpersonal relationship skills and resolving conflict.

The list of competencies was compiled and adapted from surveys administered by,, Forbes and Business Daily News.

Instructors: Pam Goedde and Tammy Pickering (Class is Canceled)
Dates and Times: 2 Fridays, October 13 and 20; 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Location: USI @ Innovation Pointe, 318 Main Street, downtown Evansville, Second floor
Registration Fee: $359
Course Number: CLE400

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  • What other Lifelong Learners say about this course:

    "Taking the Leadership Skills for the New Leader course strengthened my leadership skills. The course was mixed with employees from companies around the Tri-State. Interacting in small groups with people that had different backgrounds was beneficial to everyone. Leadership Skills for the New Leader is a must for those seeking situational and problem solving skills."

    Kevin Hausmann
    Systems Maintenance Group Leader
    Berry Plastics

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