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Professional Leadership Training

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Free Employment Program for New Americans

Our Professional Leadership Training is a 12-week class that helps people with U.S. work experience develop their leadership skills and advance in their careers.

Watch this short video, Professional Leadership Training, or read this article, Spotlight on Professional Leadership Training to learn more about the program.

Professional Leadership Training Snapshot

  • Leadership styles
  • Emotional intelligence
  • Employee training techniques
  • Sincere, timely and specific feedback
  • Advanced customer service
  • Professional phone and email communication
  • Computer skills, including Google Suite
  • Goal setting
  • Networking
  • Financial coaching
  • Employee scheduling
  • Industry-specific English
  • Final project culminates in presentation and leadership portfolio
  • Graduates eligible for three-month paid internship with TPI Hospitality
  • Employment navigation to support career goals

Student Eligibility

  • Be born outside of the United States
  • Have worked in the U.S. for six months
  • Must have high intermediate or above English reading, writing, speaking and listening skills

Class Schedule

Spring 2023 Session (currently registering)
May 30-August 17, 2023 | In person or online
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays | 10am – 1pm

  • May 22, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. OR
  • May 24, 1 – 3 p.m.

To sign up for orientation, email

Fall 2023 Session
September 26-December 7, 2023 | In person or online
Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays | 10am – 1pm
Orientation: September 20 or September 22 (choose one); time TBD

Professional Leadership Training Inquiry

    *The answers to these questions do not affect your eligibility for the program.*

Questions? Contact Lynn Thompson:, (651) 377-8626

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