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NEPIRC Leadership Development Course Starts January 31

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center – NEPIRC – announced that its 10-week Leadership Development Essentials series will begin on January 31, teaching a new generation of leaders how to effectively manage today’s workforce and day-to-day organizational operations. Classes will take place at NEPIRC’s offices at Hannover Industrial Estates.

NEPIRC Industry Outreach & Program Evaluation Coordinator Nancy Markovich says the sessions are highly interactive and incorporate a variety of instructional techniques including: lectures, work sessions, group discussions, role playing, video, self-assessments, and practical applications. Participants can even bring real life issues to each session to facilitate on-the-job application of the skills learned.

The $895 program cost includes 10 four-hour sessions in the following areas:

  • Leadership Skills for Team Leaders/Supervisors/Managers
  • Effective Communication Skills
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Motivation
  • Time Management
  • Legal Responsibility and Workforce Diversity
  • Developing a Culture for Growth Based on Teamwork, Trust and Transparency
  • Performance Evaluations and Progressive Discipline
  • Change Management
  • Leading a LEAN Enterprise

Businesses can register leadership candidates by calling Ms. Markovich at (570) 704-0003 or via email at

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