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Workplace Training and Leadership

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Become a leader or manager in an agency, business, or industry, and other organizational contexts. The B.S. in Workplace Training and Leadership (WTL) prepares you to diagnose individual and organizational needs; to design, implement, and evaluate learning development; and change strategies to improve performance. The B.S. WTL has an emphasis in Career and Technical Education for CTE educators teaching industry trades and professions.

B.S. Workplace Training and Leadership

B.S. Workplace Training and Leadership - CTE Option

Workplace Training and Leadership Minor

Organizational Leadership Baccalaureate Certificate

Career and Technical Education Certificate

Training and Development Certificate

B.S. Workplace Training and Leadership

Preparing professional educators for leadership, development, and performance improvement in organizations.

Graduation Requirements:

  • Workplace Training and Leadership Core (33 credits)
  • Workplace Training and Leadership, CTE Emphasis (33 credits)
  • WTL Electives (51 credits)
    • Option: Competency-Based Experience demonstrating subject matter expertise (24 credits)
  • WTL-CTE Electives (51 credits)
    • Option: Competency-Based Experience demonstrating subject matter expertise (24 credits)
    • Option: Technical Specialization (from A.A.S. degree) (18 credits)
  • General education requirements for a B.S. Degree (37 credits)

Career Opportunities:

Training & Development Specialist/Director

Supervisor/Manager

Organizational Leader/Executive

Trainer/Learning Specialist

Consultant

Organizational Development professional

Facility Manager

Community Relations Coordinator

Organizational Effectiveness professional

Retail Associate/Management

Minor in Workplace Training and Leadership

Preparing professional educators for leadership, development, and performance improvement in organizations.

The minor in Workplace Training and Leadership is intended to provide students interested in workplace training functions with a suite of skills, knowledge, and experiences in training (design, development, and delivery), and development, which are considered the non-training human development activities in which organizations (private, public, education) engage. Consider this minor for Business, Communications, and Health Sciences students who have an interest in working in a training role within their industry or field.

Graduation Requirements:

  • Workplace Training and Leadership Minor (21 credits)
    • WTL Minor Core (15 credits)
      • OLP 4402 - Analysis and Course Construction (3)
      • OLP 4403 - Methods of Training (3)
      • OLP 4404 - Evaluating Training (3)
      • OLP 4410 - Principles of Change (3)
      • OLP 4431 - Workplace Leadership (3)
    • WTL Minor Electives (6 credits)

ISU Catalog - Workplace Training and Leadership, Minor

Baccalaureate Certificate in Organizational Leadership

Preparing professional educators for leadership, development, and performance improvement in organizations.

The baccalaureate certificate in Organizational Leadership (OL) is intended for career professionals seeking middle leadership career paths. This certificate prepares rising professionals and develops their potential for leadership positions within businesses and industries. This certificate advantages career professionals seeking middle leadership positions.

Certificate Requirements: 

  • Organizational Leadership Baccalaureate Certificate (15 credits)
    • OL Certificate Core (12 credits)
      • OLP 3331 - Theories and Models of Leadership (3)
      • OLP 4401 - Foundations of HRD OR OLP 2231 - Introduction to Leadership (3)
      • OLP 4410 - Principles of Change (3)
      • OLP 4431 - Workplace Leadership (3)
    • OL Certificate Electives (3 credits)

ISU Catalog - Organizational Leadership, Baccalaureate Certificate

Certificate in Career and Technical Education

Preparing professional educators for leadership, development, and performance improvement in organizations.

For people teaching in Career and Technical Education fields, the certificate in Career and Technical Education supports educators teaching industry trades and professions. 

Certificate Requirements:

  • Career and Technical Education Certificate (15 credits)
    • CTE Certificate Core (12 credits)
      • CTE 4401 - Foundations of CTE (3)
      • CTE 4402 - Analysis and Course Construction (3)
      • CTE 4403 - Methods of Teaching in CTE (3)
      • CTE 4404 - Evaluation in CTE (3)
    • CTE Certificate Electives (3 credits)

ISU Catalog - Career and Technical Education, Certificate

Certificate in Training and Development

Preparing professional educators for leadership, development, and performance improvement in organizations.

The certificate in Training and Development (T&D) is intended to provide students interested in the HR discipline with a framework for facilitating employee training and development of professional workplace skills, knowledge, and experiences.

Certificate Requirements:

  • Training and Development Certificate (15 credits)
    • T&D Certificate Core (12 credits)
      • OLP 4402 - Analysis and Course Construction (3)
      • OLP 4403 - Methods of Training (3)
      • OLP 4404 - Evaluating Training (3)
      • OLP 4407 - Instructional Technology in HRD OR OLP 4450 - Principles of Adult Education (3)
    • T&D Certificate Electives (3 credits)

ISU Catalog - Training and Development, Certificate