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  • AIDT 2020 Leadership Development Training

    NOTE: Classes are available to Gateway Investors and Chamber Members. Classes are only offered virtually at this time.
    A major objective of the Gateway Initiative is to continually search out training opportunities for our investor businesses and organizations. We are offering a world-class training opportunity through Alabama Industrial Development Training (AIDT) where participants will have the opportunity to complete a Leadership Certification program taught by AIDT's Leadership Training Professionals.
    This training is offered in three sessions.  Each session holds an individual certification.  There is a special certification for participants who complete all three sessions.  Please note that each class is limited to the first 20 registered.  There is a maximum of four participants per company.
    AIDT Leadership Skills I (2 Day Session)
    A recommended first course for first-line, team leads and/or supervisors. The course concentrates on roles and responsibilities, communication, motivation and teamwork. There is a comprehensive test given after the class. If passed, the exam offers the credential of AIDT Certified Leader I. The class is offered in a 2-day format. This class is designed for currently employed Alabama citizens who are in leadership roles in their respective companies.

    AIDT Leadership Skills II
    (2 Day Session)
    A follow-up course to Leadership Skills I, and includes more advanced topics of supervision to include personality assessment, conflict management, and ethics. There is a comprehensive test given after the class, and if passed offers the credential of AIDT Certified Leader II. The class is offered in a 2-day format.
    AIDT Leadership Skills III (1 Day Session)
    The newest class in the Leadership Skills series.  It is recommended for those who have previously attended LSI and LSII.  It is a one-day course that focuses on a variety of the latest leadership topics.  There is a comprehensive test and if passed offers the credential of AIDT Certified Leader III.
    If you have any questions, please contact our Gateway Team via EMAIL or call Rachel Spear at 251-943-5550.

  • Auburn University Organizational Management Course Series

    The Gateway Training Academy in partnership with Alabama Technology Network (ATN) is pleased to announce a new collaboration with Auburn University.  We will be offering a series of six courses, one each month beginning October 2020. These courses normally cost $249 per person, but for Gateway Investors the cost is $150. Businesses who register for all 6 classes will have the opportunity to have a one day, onsite mentorship from an Auburn University Professional to understand your company's unique culture and challenges to develop a collaboration implementation plan. Together, you will determine the applicability of a custom-built training and coaching program to create genuine value-added partnership from the betterment of your organization.  

    All classes are held from 8:00 am-12:00 pm.