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Find success as a team leader with a degree in workforce leadership.

The Associate of Applied Science in workforce leadership is designed to serve the needs of working adults, providing managers and supervisors with the career-building leadership skills they need to advance in industry and face the challenges of competing in global markets.. Emphasis is placed on principles and tools of quality, computer information, management, development of interpersonal and team-performance communication skills, and world-class manufacturing techniques. 

Program credit hours may also be applied to the Bachelor of Applied Science and Bachelor of Science in organizational leadership at UAFS.

Format

Online

Credit Hours

60

A degree in workforce leadership provides opportunities for advancement in basic business communication, human relations, and interpersonal development, and introduces lean enterprise systems that are applicable in a variety of careers such as:
  • Group Coordinator
  • Frontline Supervisor
  • Mid-Level Manager
  • Quality Leader
  • Human Resource Generalist
  • Plant Manager
  • General Career Growth

Technical Certificate

Workforce Leadership
This 22-hour program provides you with fundamental coursework in human relations and interpersonal development, lean enterprise systems, and communication. All hours earned with this credential transfer into the A.A.S. program.

 

Certificates of Proficiency

Continuous Improvement
This 9-hour program provides you with fundamental coursework in quality systems, lean systems implementation, Lean Six Sigma improvement. All hours earned with this credential transfer into the A.A.S. program.

Workforce Leadership
This 9-hour program provides you with fundamental coursework in total quality essentials, human relations and interpersonal development, and lean enterprise systems. All hours earned with this credential transfer into the A.A.S. program.

Upon successful completion of the program, you will be able to: 
  • Develop and communicate effective presentations.
  • Select and use appropriate quality tools for process improvement.
  • Select and use appropriate lean tools for effective enterprise management.
  • Prepare and implement workforce projects.
  • Create and develop workplace teams (appropriate for setting, measurement/feedback systems, managing, and guidance).
  • Evaluate strategies and philosophies for operating a business and achieving world-class status in business and manufacturing in today's changing times.

 

ATMAE Accreditation

ATMAE Accreditation LogoThe Associate of Applied Science in workforce leadership program has received accreditation from the Association of Technology Management and Applied Engineering (ATMAE). ATMAE Accreditation represents the highest standard of achievement for applied technology programs and institutions nationwide.

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