Frontline Leadership

Transform your career as a frontline leader

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Short Course: Frontline Leadership

You can take this short course in Indianapolis. Participants will receive verification of their completion of the short course program. This is not a certificate course.

Format: Two-day, in-person program in Indianapolis.

Estimated Time Commitment: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day.

Pricing: $1,050; included are breakfast, lunch, breaks, and parking. *Lodging not included.

Discounts: 15% discount for three or more registrants from the same organization.

This training was very valuable and is relevant to my position as an operations manager. It taught me to focus a little more on people to make us more successful in achieving goals.

—Course participant

Meet the Instructors

Paul Slaggert

Paul Slaggert is director of Open Enrollment Programs in executive education at the Kelley School of Business. Paul recently completed 18 years in senior leadership roles in executive education at the University of Notre Dame where he has served as both director of Non-Degree Programs (15 years) and director of the Stayer Center (3 years). Prior to joining Notre Dame, he was director of the Cincinnati Center for Management and Executive Development in the College of Business Administration at the University of Cincinnati (12 years). He leads training sessions for corporate clients on the topics of leadership, paradigm shifts, delegation and empowerment, systems thinking, and financial literacy. He has also designed a unique learning tool to facilitate the understanding of accounting and finance at all levels of a company. Paul holds a BBA in Management from Notre Dame and an MBA in Finance from Boston College. He was a secured lending officer for Citicorp, New York City, and an operations supervisor for the Northern Trust Company, Chicago. He has over 30 years of experience in academic leadership roles at Notre Dame, the University of Cincinnati, and Boston College. He has taught extensively in the areas of finance, business management, and leadership.

Gar Trusley

Gar Trusley is president of Gar Trusley & Associates, a consulting firm based in Columbus, Ohio. For over 34 years, Gar has either managed or conducted management development seminars in both the private and public sector. His hands-on approach to management has assisted over 4,000 audiences in applying real-world tools to on-the-job problems. Gar has conducted seminars for all levels of management in areas including team building, delegation, motivation, performance management, sales skills, problem-solving, negotiations, interpersonal skills, and introductory skills for the newly appointed supervisor. His past and present clients include the Department of Defense, the Justice Department, the Social Security Administration, Federal Reserve Bank, General Motors, IBM, Ford Motor, Bristol Myers-Squibb, Centerior Energy, Texaco, and Celanese. In addition, Gar is an ad-hoc faculty member at the University of Dayton’s School of Business, Ohio State University’s School of Public Administration, and the University of Michigan’s prestigious Executive Development Program. A participant in one of Gar’s program’s stated, “I’ve never ever attended a seminar (and I’ve attended my share) where the seminar leader had such a total understanding of my problems, better yet some realistic strategies for dealing with them when I return from the seminar.”

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Spring Two-Day Short Course

April 5–6 in Indianapolis, IN


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