Professional & Organizational Development Training


The Costa Leadership Institute at Northwest Florida State College offers a wide range of customized training opportunities for organizations. Seminars and workshops can be provided on-site in your facilities or in Northwest Florida State College's facilities in Niceville, Fort Walton Beach, Crestview, DeFuniak Springs and South Walton. The Costa Leadership Institute offices and conference facilities are located on the third floor of the new Student Services Center on the college's Niceville Campus.

Following is a list of the most frequently requested training topics. This list provides examples of the types of training provided by the Leadership Institute, but is not comprehensive. If your organization needs training in an area not listed, please contact us at (850) 729-6880. We can develop seminars and workshops specifically tailored for your organization's individual needs.

Student Services
  • Better Meeting Management
  • Building a Winning Career--A Seminar on Success for Business Professionals
  • Business Etiquette
  • Communicating Effectively in the Workplace
  • Creative Problem-Solving and Decision-Making
  • Dealing with Difficult Customers and/or Employees
  • Effective Change Management
  • Effective Conflict Management
  • Effective Customer Service
  • Effective Leadership in Organizations
  • Public Speaking
  • Strategic Planning and Execution
  • Supervision Training
  • Teamwork in Organizations
  • Time Management
  • Establishing a Winning Corporate Culture
  • Cultural Diversity
  • Achieving Peak Performance