The Mission Statement of the Pleasants Learning Academy is to
“provide meaningful training to deserving employees of the Pleasants Organization”.



PLA Curriculums

All curriculums consist of six sessions each. The curriculums being offered and the session titles included within each curriculum are included below.

Curriculum A – Entry Level Managers

  • Differences Between Leaders & Managers
  • Understanding the Employee Handbook
  • Making the Transition to Boss
  • Evaluating Performance
  • Alignment & Accountability
  • Conflict Resolution

Curriculum B – Mid Level Managers

  • Conducting an Interview
  • Having Difficult Conversations With Employees
  • The Onboarding Process
  • Company Culture
  • Setting Goals & Objectives
  • Performance Improvement Plans

Curriculum C – Advanced Level Managers

  • Progressive Discipline
  • Decision Making
  • Performance Improvement Plans
  • Career Development Plans
  • Recruiting, Hiring and Retaining the Best Employees
  • Mentoring, Coaching and Succession Planning

Curriculum D – Executive Level Managers

  • Creating a Successful Onboarding Program
  • Understanding the Pulse of Your Business Unit – Stay & Exit Interviews
  • Company Culture
  • How to Perform a SWOT Analysis
  • The Decision Making Process
  • Teambuilding