Anoka Technical College’s Leadership program is no longer accepting applications .

If you have questions or would like to explore other options please contact Enrollment Services.


Front-line supervisors and managers are critical to organizational effectiveness and are essential personnel in business and industry.

The Leadership certificate prepares learners to develop foundational and operational knowledge of the supervisory function, including employment law, staffing, delegation and empowerment, change leadership, team management, interpersonal communication, recognition and positive reinforcement, conflict management and diversity/inclusion.

Program Details

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Front-line supervisors and managers are critical to organizational effectiveness and are essential personnel in business and industry. The Leadership certificate prepare learners to develop foundational and operational knowledge of the supervisory function, including employment law, staffing, delegation and empowerment, change leadership, team management, interpersonal communication, recognition and positive reinforcement, conflict management, and diversity/inclusion. Learners complete essential coursework and a final applied project in partnership with an actual organization’s leadership team.

  1. Apply effective diversity strategies in the workplace.
  2. Demonstrate critical and analytical thinking skills.
  3. Practice professional behavior and interpersonal communication skills. 
  4. Develop and implement change strategies
  5. Demonstrate visionary leadership.
  6. Apply ethical marketing, management, and organizational theories.
  7. Apply human resource management practices.
  8. Plan, prepare, and deliver effective oral and written communications.
  9. Demonstrate financial management skills.
  10. Utilize current technology in the workplace
  11. Apply customer-focused strategies.
  12. Apply continuous improvement strategies by exercising creativity and innovation.

The supervisory field covers all areas of the private and public sector. Business and industry consistently seek out qualified employees who can move into the supervisory ranks.

The Anoka Technical College Supervisory Management program prepares individuals to perform successfully as supervisors.

Wage information is available from the Minnesota Department of Education and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development

Some courses in this program may require a prerequisite. Please see course descriptions for more details.

Program Sequence

Fall Semester 10
 SMGT 1500 Personal Planning and Leadership
4
 SMGT 1510 Interpersonal Skills in the Workplace
3
 SMGT 1520 Supervision Fundamentals 3
Spring Semester 7
SMGT 1530 Managing Change
2
 SMGT 1540 Leadership Capstone
2
SPCH 1200 OR SPCH 1500 Interpersonal Communication (Goal 1&7)/Intercultural Communication (Goal 1&7)
3

Students can choose to complete this program part-time. Part-time students will take longer to complete their program than students who follow the full-time sequence listed on the official program guide. Because every course may not be offered each semester, it is important for part-time students to reach out to their faculty advisors for help in planning their long-term, part-time course sequence.

If you need help picking out your first semester courses, reach out to your faculty advisor or enrollment services.

Human Resources
Certificate

Quality Management
Certificate

Supervisory Management
AAS  degree

Students must earn a cumulative 2.0 GPA or higher to be eligible for graduation from this program.

Faculty

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763-576-7710

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Students must earn a cumulative 2.0 GPA or higher to be eligible for graduation from this program.

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