Supervisors from several area industries completed a Manufacturing Leadership Development Class at Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas (PCCUA)-Helena designed to strengthen leadership roles.

Supervisors from several area industries completed a Manufacturing Leadership Development Class at Phillips Community College of the University of Arkansas (PCCUA)-Helena designed to strengthen leadership roles.

Participants joined a number of informative sessions ranging in topics from leadership foundations and management and leadership to personality and leadership styles, and power and leadership ethics. Other sessions featured team-building activities that demonstrated problem solving and communication skills. These sessions were conducted by Debbie Hardy.

The leadership class, which was coordinated by Joe St. Columbia, Jr., PCCUA workforce training and development coordinator, consisted of employees of six companies, including Helena Industries Inc., United Initiators, Hoffinger Inc., Norac Additives, Belleville Shoe South Inc., and EnviroTech Chemical Services Inc., who are members of the Phillips County Industrial Council, which acts as an advisory council to PCCUA.