Qualfon, a mission-driven business process outsourcing (BPO) company and global provider of contact center services, has awarded Leadership Academy graduation certificates and held ceremonies to honor 301 employees in the Philippines and the U.S.
Qualfon’s Leadership Academy is a company-wide initiative that requires every contact center supervisor and leader to complete 19 management courses and achieve Six Sigma Green Belt Certification through an independent company. The 301 graduates have completed the core Leadership Academy courses and now stand ready to continue their education with Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.
Photo at Right: Qualfon leaders present graduation certificates to employees in Dumaguete, Philippines
With the new 301 graduates, Qualfon now has a total of 607 Leadership Academy certified leaders, marking a significant number that triggers a “cultural change effect on the company’s leadership,” according to Al Barrenechea, Qualfon’s University Director. “When employees go through Leadership Academy, Qualfon sees emerging leaders eager to dare to apply what they learned and further fulfill their vocations. This program is fundamentally transforming our leaders for the better. After our supervisors graduate a powerful shift occurs.”
“Our learners don’t want to just understand leadership skills, they want to live it, and we’re seeing that transformation as people apply their new knowledge,” said John Choi, Qualfon University Operations Coordinator. “We’re watching leadership training move from theory into real practices that make our supervisors and managers strong problem solvers and performance boosters.”