Executive Education

Short Courses

Custom Solutions

Course can be conducted onsite at your organization or modified to suit your organization’s needs. We offer custom solutions in Aerospace & Defense, Global Supply Chain, Healthcare, and Leadership. Contact our industry representatives for more information.

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Leadership Skills for Front-Line Leaders

Course Description

This course focuses on vital leadership skills such as communication, conflict resolution, providing feedback and time management. It is designed for supervisors, team leaders, project leaders, and individual contributors aspiring to be selected to be a front-line leader.

Key Benefits

  • Learn to inspire pace, quality and organizational commitment.
  • Learn to provide feedback to improve performance.
  • Understand how to create a positive work atmosphere.
  • Develop essential leadership skills that move performance from acceptable to exceeding standards.

Available Industries: Leadership

Duration & Dates

This is a two-day course.

  • April 18, 2017 - April 19, 2017
  • September 18, 2017 - September 22, 2017

Dates are flexible.

Lea Anne Law, Director
+1 (865) 974-1622

Becky Powell, Program Coordinator


This course is offered at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, or a location of your choice.


J. Elaine Seat

Elaine Seat is on the faculty of the Management Department of the Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee. Elaine arrived in the Business School via an unusual ...

Cheryl Barksdale

Cheryl Barksdale is the director of Leadership Development Programs for Executive MBA Programs within UT’s Haslam College of Business.  She is also a Senior Lecturer, regularly teaching leadership ...


Cost of this program includes breakfast, lunch and snacks, parking and all program materials. Preferred pricing is available for multiple attendees from the same organization, current students and alumni of Haslam EMBA programs. Visit our preferred pricing page for more information.