(WAUSAU, Wis.) – Northcentral Technical College (NTC) is pleased to announce a new opportunity for working professionals to upgrade their leadership skills through Leadership Development Career Skill Path, short modules of skill-based training that add up to larger degrees over time.

The Leadership Development Career Skill Path gives working professionals the ultimate flexibility to earn college credit through modules that can be completed 100% online and take approximately five-hours to complete. 

Modules are self-paced, led by NTC faculty and build towards the Leadership Development Associate Degree. Throughout this Career Skill Path, learners will develop skills in human relations, motivation, leadership, delegation, labor relations, problem solving, decision-making, communication, stress management, training, time management, business ethics and computer skills. 

“Now, more than ever, employers have a tremendous need for individuals with a high level of communication, critical thinking and leadership skills,” said Brad Gast, Dean of NTC’s Workforce Training and Professional Development. “The Career Skill Path in Leadership is an easy way to gain in-demand skills while also taking a step towards earning college credits and degrees.”  

“These professional development modules are an excellent means for individuals to improve job-related skills and add value to their organization, Gast said.”

Digital badges will be awarded upon completion of each module and course, so learners can showcase their learning and expand their professional portfolios. 

Individual modules cost $39 each. To view the complete listing of modules for the Leadership Development Career Skill Path, visit www.ntc.edu/academics-training/career-skill-paths


Northcentral Technical College (www.ntc.edu) is north central Wisconsin's premier two-year college of choice and is a resource for all District residents. It provides individuals, organizations and businesses with quality skills training in a wide range of programs designed to build a competitive, technologically advanced workforce in today's rapidly changing global environment. NTC has six convenient campus locations in Wausau, Antigo, Medford, Phillips, Spencer, and Wittenberg, as well as a Public Safety Center of Excellence in Merrill, a Wood Technology Center of Excellence in Antigo and an Agriculture Center of Excellence just north of the Wausau campus in the Village of Maine. The Wausau campus features a Center for Health Sciences, Center for Business and Industry, Center for Geriatric Education, iTEC Projects Lab and STEM Center.