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Frontline Leadership

Credentialing Program


The Frontline Leadership credentialing program addresses the workforce demands and career pathways of employees in the agribusiness industry.

This 8-week GIANT credentialing program leads to a collaborative non-credit certificate from HACC, Central PA’s Community College; Harrisburg University of Science and Technology; and Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania.

The program includes 32 hours of live instruction via Zoom, 4-8 hours of online modules, and additional experiential activities to develop essential employability skills for front-line leaders with an employer-driven curriculum focused on creating a management/leadership career pathway through each company.

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Students will:

  • Obtain and improve multiple industry-wide foundational skills, including interpersonal skills, communication, integrity, math and technology, writing, teamwork, problem-solving and critical thinking, and customer focus.
  • Develop an inclusive leadership style and approach that fits their abilities and workplace context.
  • Understand a leader’s role in equity and inclusion and sustainable business practices.
  • Gain specific knowledge and skill sets needed to be successful in their specific area of leadership, including detail orientation, scheduling, and systems thinking.

Student Testimonials 

My experience with the Prepared for PA Frontline Leadership program was very educational. It provided me with an opportunity to grow my career and gain skills that apply to many areas of my professional and personal life. It was a rewarding challenge, ending in certificates from good institutions that will reflect positively on me in years to come. I appreciate the opportunities Prepared for PA afforded me and wholeheartedly thank everyone involved in making this program available. 

-Kimberly, The GIANT Company


Time: Every Wednesday for eight weeks from 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM (lunch break included)

Location: This course will be provided online via live instructor training and self-paced modules

This program is funded by the PASmart Industry Partnership grant program from the PA Department of Labor & Industry.