Your Competitive Edge

K-State's Leadership Program for Technical Professionals

Leading technical teams can be a challenge for a variety of professions. Understanding the unique aspects of technical teams to effectively necessary skill for leaders. This workshop series is aimed at understanding your own personal qualities as a technical professional, understanding how to effectively lead teams of technical professionals, and pulling it all together to achieve the results you want.

What you will learn

  • Strategies to evaluate your own strengths and weaknesses as a leader
  • How effectively communication to your teams and navigate conflict
  • Solution to effectively motivate your teams
  • How to understand and leverage the strengths of diverse teams
  • Strategies to successfully motivate teams and improve performance
  • How to problem solve and strategically plan for your team’s future

What we will deliver

  • Demand driven courses developed in response to regional industry needs
  • Delivered by faculty with decades of combined industry experience
  • Engaging and experiential learning environment focused on adult learners and results
  • Hands-on exercises to build your leadership muscles

Target audience

Technical professionals are defined as a highly-skilled employees in a technical discipline. This workshop targets professional in the following fields: Engineers (civil, hardware and software), IT professionals, scientists, veterinarians and medical professionals, as well as finance professionals.



Self Development


Building Teams


Getting Results



Each workshop is $200. Workshops can be attended separately or taken as a series with a 10% discount at $720 for the series.

  • Certificates of completion will be provided for attendees who complete all six sessions.


Register for the series (10% discount)


Kansas State University prides itself in helping professionals expand their career potential. Our well-respected faculty and highly interactive programming are a great way to gain the hands-on experience needed to create your competitive leadership edge.

Contact Us

Executive Director of Strategic Initiatives
Office Hours
Mon-Fri: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. CST