The most dangerous leadership myth is that leaders are born—that there is a genetic factor to leadership. This myth asserts that people simply either have certain charismatic qualities or not. That’s nonsense; in fact, the opposite is true. Leaders are made rather than born.

Warren G. Bennis

The reality is that most leaders in organizations today have been promoted based primarily on their technical skills, with little attention given to their leadership skills. Leadership Development Training can fill the leadership skill gaps in your company or organization through customized training by our professional facilitator.

Sample Training Topics

  • Time & Stress Management
  • Personal Leadership
  • Servant Leadership
  • Legal Side of Leadership
  • Change Management
  • Effective Workplace Communication
  • Customer Service Excellence
  • Creating a Motivating Workplace
  • Recognition and Reward
  • Performance Management
  • Coaching: An Asking Strategy
  • Employee Engagement
  • Conflict Management
  • Managing a Diverse Workplace
  • Leading Teams
  • Project Management

Team Development Options

In addition to Leadership Training options, Southwest Tech also provides training to enhance team performance through our innovative "BEST" program.

Building Extraordinarily Successful Teams (BEST) uses a combination of successful team building programs and tools such as Strengths Finder, Everything DiSC and the 5 Behaviors of Cohesive Teams in tandem with extended technical assistance in the form of executive and leadership coaching.

This innovative approach helps you to improve the performance and outcomes of small work teams or your entire company; by better understanding and utilizing your most valuable company asset... your workforce. Customized options and pricing are available on request.

Leadership Academy

Those looking to train new and emerging leaders in smaller groups can chose our Leadership Academy Professional Development option. The Academy provides foundational leadership skills, and are open to the public and scheduled each semester. Classes can be found at www.swtc.edu/bisreg.

Find out More

For more information, download our Leadership Development Training brochure,