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NextGen Leadership Development

Performance. Retention. Engagement.

Training is an integral component for higher performance, sustained retention, and employee engagement. Developing your people through providing a healthy mix of skill-based/technical training and professional training is an investment worth making. When management and leadership development training is offered, your team-members know you care about them and their future. At the end of the day both types of training will impact the bottom line and that’s a win-win for everyone.

I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.


Ralph Nader

Developing Your Next Generation of Leaders

New Horizons of East Tennessee (Knoxville, Chattanooga and Johnson City-Kingsport-Bristol) has over 40 years of experience partnering with our business community. We deliver hard AND essential soft skills training to your workforce.

The NextGen Leadership Program has been designed to assist East Tennessee businesses in developing current and future leaders to utilize effective skills and behaviors for Leadership of Teams/Projects, Leadership of Managers/Departments, and Organizational/Strategic Leadership.

In designing a custom and sustainable leadership development solution as your partner, we draw from New Horizons extensive collection of professional and leadership learning content including over 100 titles.

The NexGen Leadership Program can include:

  • Ongoing Leadership Development for select groups or individuals
  • Private training events for teams or future leadership groups 
  • Competency model development assistance 
  • Supplemental on-boarding training 
  • 1-on-1 scheduled coaching

Ready to learn more about NextGen Leadership training solutions? Contact New Horizons.

Growing other leaders from the ranks isn’t just the duty of the leader, it’s an obligation.


Warren Bennis

Sample New Leadership Cohort Training Plans

Example: 12 employees identified by management for 12-month leadership development program. 1-day of training monthly.

Case Study

Enrichment Federal Credit Union

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Enrichment Federal Credit Union is faced with the challenge of staffing a workforce equipped to cater to wide-ranging demographics within its’ membership. Enrichment’s membership is split evenly between those under 30 years old, 30-55, and 56+. Each of these members have different wants, needs, and preferences for how they transact business with the Credit Union.

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Example #1 with Soft Skills Focus

  1. Emotional Intelligence
  2. Communication Strategies
  3. Customer Service
  4. Time Management
  5. Leadership & Influence
  6. Critical Thinking
  7. Goal Setting & Getting Things Done
  8. High Performance Teams Inside the Company
  9. Presentation Skills
  10. Business Writing
  11. Change Management
  12. Conflict Management

Example #2 with Microsoft Office Skills

  1. Communication Skills
  2. Leadership and Influence
  3. Excel 2016 - Part 1
  4. Excel 2016 - Part 2
  5. Presentation Skills
  6. PowerPoint 2016 - Part 2
  7. Time Management
  8. Change Management
  9. Word 2016 - Part 2
  10. Word 2016 - Part 3
  11. Outlook 2016 - Part 2
  12. Office 365

Example #3 with Data Analysis Focus

  1. Emotional Intelligence
  2. Excel - Part 2
  3. Customer Service
  4. Time Management
  5. Excel - Part 3
  6. Leadership & Influence
  7. Critical Thinking
  8. Data Analysis with Excel PivotTables & Power Pivot
  9. Goal Setting & Getting Things Done
  10. Microsoft Power BI - Part 1
  11. Microsoft Power BI - Part 2
  12. Presentation Skills

Leadership is not about a title or a designation. It's about impact, influence and inspiration. Impact involves getting results, influence is about spreading the passion you have for your work, and you have to inspire team-mates and customers.


Robin S. Sharma

Ready to learn more about NextGen Leadership training solutions? Contact New Horizons.

Professional Development Infographic

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