Rhonda Capron

Dean, School of Business and Technology
Capella University


Dr. Rhonda Capron is an accomplished leader with extensive academic experience and professional relevance within the confluence of today’s transformative marketplace. She brings a unique blend of background and experience to Capella as a seasoned executive and higher education leader with more than 15 years of experience successfully leading strategic initiatives and operations within high-tech businesses coupled with 10 years in higher education, including extensive, hands-on experience teaching, faculty and staff leadership, academic programming, curriculum development and strategic planning.  

10:15 AM Underinvesting in Your Front Line Leaders Will Cost You: Develop Their Skills and Improve Business Results

It’s simple. Investing in front-line supervisors and managers pays off.  This presentation provides the business case for investing in first time managers who, when well prepared, can help you drive meaningful results, improve performance on key metrics and aid in the retention of your people assets. 

We know that skill development doesn’t happen by accident but we do know that targeted, competency-based leadership skill development pays off. Learn how to empower new leaders with knowledge, skills and experiences that add value and confidence to their day-to-day work.