Middle Tennessee State University, working with leading tire and rubber company Bridgestone Americas, has created an innovative leadership development program to help women and men already in the workforce enhance their skills and even earn a degree. The new Applied Leadership certificate program launches this fall, with Bridgestone employees being among the inaugural group of students. The program offers adult learners already on the job a chance to earn additional job certifications — and even a bachelor’s degree — through online courses and short, intensive on-campus instruction. MTSU President Sidney A. McPhee was joined by Bridgestone representatives Tuesday, June 7, in announcing the new program. Here’s a recap:
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