The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Aerospace & Defense

Haslam College of Business

Leading the Three PROs:

PROjects, PROgrams and PROfessionals

This one-week program offers practical solutions to the unique leadership challenges faced by managers in the manufacturing sector. We developed the curriculum around research conducted with manufacturing site leaders to identify the knowledge and qualities necessary for managers to compete in the constantly changing global environment.

This course is available as a custom course on the Knoxville campus or at a location of your choice.

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Key Benefits

This program uses interactive learning, individual and team coursework, leadership style instruments, lectures, and experiential and multi-mode simulations to enhance your learning experience.

You'll learn to. . .

  • Identify ways to manage for success
  • Understand change and establish expectations
  • Develop relationships and reach agreements that work
  • Motivate individuals to move in the same direction
  • Identify key levers for leading and inspiring people
  • Empower teams and implement change

Intended Audience

Personnel at all levels of an organization who are responsible for the acquisitions process.


3 days

Please call +1 (865) 974-5001 for custom course details and information.


Elaine Seat, Ph.D.—faculty, Graduate & Executive Education. Elaine has 20 years’ experience as a design engineer and engineering manager and is the founder of the leadership development minor for engineering undergraduates at UT. She also has over 16 years of experience consulting and teaching, and she specializes in developing leadership skills for engineering and technical professionals. She holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in mechanical engineering and a doctorate in sports psychology with an emphasis in technical performance.


This is a custom course. Course may be provided at UT or a site of your choice.

For more information, call +1 (865) 974-5001.

Graduate & Executive Education ~ 504 Haslam Business Building, Knoxville, TN 37996-4150
Phone:+1 (865) 974-5001 ~ Fax: +1 (865) 974-4989 ~


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