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4 Big Wins From the Foundations of Leadership Program

Investing in your management-level employees through training is a surefire way to prove you care for them and their long-term position with your company. The North American Retail Hardware Association’s Foundations of Leadership program instills key leadership concepts and personal development milestones to help home improvement retail employees reach their full potential.

Discover four benefits of the Foundations of Leadership program now. The deadline for the spring session is Jan. 3, so learn more about the program below and take the next steps by applying today.

  1. The online course is completely flexible to fit your schedule.

The Foundations of Leadership program is a 16-week, online leadership development course delivered online to fit students’ busy schedules. Students have two weeks to complete the first six class modules, empowering them to set their own agendas and prioritize their daily retail responsibilities alongside the Foundations of Leadership program.

  1. Students build a powerful network of retail peers.

One of the key benefits of participating in the Foundations of Leadership program is the dynamic connections students make with industry peers. Throughout the program, students will have the opportunity to collaborate directly with course instructors and their classmates, allowing them to share their perspectives and experience with one another.

  1. The Foundations of Leadership program is focused on retail management success.

The program was developed with prominent independent home improvement leaders, including retailers from leading national independent chains. It is designed to meet the specific needs of leadership development within the industry.

  1. The business assessment project gives immediate return on investment.

At the conclusion of the Foundations of Leadership program, students take part in a subjective review of their business to find areas where they can implement new skills developed directly through the course. In the past, students have used their newfound leadership capabilities to solve long-standing issues within their organization and help their entire team operate more successfully.

Apply Today

For more information on the Foundations of Leadership program, including insight into each of the six modules powering the course, visit the program online. Apply now for the Spring 2020 session, which will run from Jan. 13 to May 16. Hurry! The application deadline is Jan. 3, 2020.

About Todd Taber

Todd Taber
Todd is an assistant editor for Hardware Retailing magazine. He graduated from Indiana University where he majored in journalism and French. Throughout his career, he has aimed to highlight small businesses and their community value. He joined NRHA in 2017 and now serves on the news and marketing teams. In his free time, he likes to run, spend time with family and travel the country.

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