Gwinnett Technical College & Cirrus Business Group to Offer ‘Leadership Essentials’

(June 12, 2015) GWINNETT – NORTH FULTON – Gwinnett Technical College and Cirrus Business Group are partnering to offer “Leadership Essentials,” a two-day leadership program to be held June 25 – 26 in the Busbee International Business Center on the Gwinnett Tech campus.


            A free information session for the course will be held on June 17 at Gwinnett Tech.  For more information and to register call (770) 995-9697 or visit


            The Leadership Essentials program is based upon the teachings of leadership and business experts Dr. David Keirsey, Patrick Lencioni, John Maxwell and Stephen Covey. Classes are limited to 18 students to provide a more focused training experience for new managers and aspiring leaders. Class assignments include creating personal action plans that are presented to participants’ employers at the end of the course. Participants will also receive a free follow-up coaching session with a trained professional.


            The course will be taught by Cirrus Business Group’s co-founder and CEO, Chris Reese, and Judi Harris, Cirrus executive leadership coach.


            “We are extremely excited to provide this comprehensive leadership training program in partnership with Cirrus Business Group. The program meets a vital need for our business partners, as we help prepare their next wave of leadership talent,” said Dave McCulloch, vice president of economic development, Gwinnett Tech. “Cirrus Business Group brings a level of expertise that meets our college’s high standards of training excellence.


            Added Reese, “We currently provide leadership development to a multitude of corporate clients around the country.  Being able to deliver leadership training to our local business community through Gwinnett Tech just seems like a natural fit for us.”


·         Gwinnett Tech and Cirrus Business Group are both inaugural winners of the Gwinnett Chamber’s IMPACT Awards, which honor premier organizations in critical industries that are driving economic development and job creation, while also enhancing quality of life.


            Cirrus Business Group is a HR consulting and project management firm with offices in Cumming and Duluth, Ga., and in Dallas and Houston, TX.  Established in 2011, the Cirrus team provides clients with over two centuries of hands-on experience across multiple industries and business life stages. 


            Gwinnett Tech’s Continuing Education Division offers a comprehensive range of seminars and workshops, customized training programs and economic development services. The seminars and workshops are available to companies and individuals and focus on business and management, computer skills, healthcare, ESL, sustainability and energy conservation, as well as in several specific occupational disciplines. View the full schedule at  or call 770-995-9697.