Talent Development Courses

Spring 2020 Courses

Mid-State Technical College’s Workforce & Economic Development division has been awarded a 2019–2020 Workforce Advancement Training grant to help cover the cost of workforce training classes for central Wisconsin employers. We are proud to offer the following courses at a discounted rate to assist employers with their talent development this fall. 

Registration: Registration forms are provided under each class listing below. Employers should complete one form per person/class. Please email completed forms to Craig Bernstein

Leadership Development Training

Enhance talent retention by growing leadership in your organization. Attract talent to your organization with a positive corporate culture.

In this course participants will:

  • Examine leadership practice in their own organization.
  • Learn and understand their own personal leadership style.
  • Adapt leadership style to various situations.
  • Apply motivation strategies to improve individual and group performance.

In response to operational demands, this course is being offered as a TelePresence, hybrid learning course. Each campus will experience in-person instruction on a rotating basis.

Mondays, March 30 – May 18
8:00 a.m. - Noon • Adams, Marshfield, Stevens Point, and Wisconsin Rapids
Course Fee: $600*/participant
Includes instruction, books, and course materials.

*Employer cost after grant funding applied

Register for Leadership Development Training - Adams
Register for Leadership Development Training - Marshfield
Register for Leadership Development Training - Stevens Point
Register for Leadership Development Training - Wisconsin Rapids

Professional Skills for Success

In today’s world of low unemployment, many employers are struggling to provide their employees with the core skills that are necessary for a successful career. In the Professional Skills for Success course, employees will recognize the value of personal accountability and professionalism in the workplace while developing foundational skills necessary to be successful at any level. This 10-week soft skills-based module course will cover:
Module 1 – Communicating Clearly
Module 2 – Effectively Listening
Module 3 – Emotional Intelligence
Module 4 – Demonstrating a Positive Attitude
Module 5 – Conflict Management
Module 6 – Customer Service: Handling Difficult Customers
Module 7 – Critical Thinking / Problem Solving
Module 8 – Adapting to Change
Module 9 – Time Management
Module 10 – Teamwork and Integrity

Wednesdays, April 1 – June 3
9:00 a.m. – Noon • Stevens Point Campus
Class # 26983 • Course Fee: $350
Upon registration, invoices will be sent to the employer.

Register for Professional Skills for Success

Servant Leadership

This short course (three class meetings) will dive deep into the principles and practices of servant leadership. Participants will discover how the ego and an inward mindset will not only stymie the growth of a leader but also stress professional and personal relationships. Participants will be encouraged to look honestly at their own relationships at work and at home and consider how they can grow to become the best versions of themselves!

Cost after grant funding: $190/participant 
Cost includes all course materials.

Wisconsin Rapids Campus
Wednesdays, February 19 – March 4 
8:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Marshfield Campus
Thursdays, March 5 – 19
8:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Stevens Point Campus
Thursdays, April 2 – 16
8:00 – 11:00 a.m.


Register for Marshfield Servant Leadership
Register for Stevens Point Servant Leadership
Register for Wisconsin Rapids Servant Leadership