JET Engineering recognizes that a company’s leadership and culture are the two most important foundations for success. We provide training and consulting services to our customers and other external organizations and companies to enhance their competitive advantage by getting their associates to perform better, stay longer and be more engaged. Training services are provided by Helena Long, JET Engineering’s Vice-President of Leadership Development.
Training and consulting services available include:
- Leadership Training & Coaching
- Supervisor Training
- Team Training
- Change Management
- Project Management
- Strategic Planning
- Conflict Resolution
- Presentation Skills Training
- Culture Change/Organization Transformation
- DiSC Training (Building Better Relationships in the Workplace)
- Situational Leadership
Helena Long, JET Engineering’s Vice President of Leadership Development, has focused her career of over 35 years to the continuous improvement and growth of organizations and the people that make up those organizations. Her career includes senior- and executive-level positions in Strategic Planning, Human Resources and Learning & Development in organizations such as Knox County Government (Knoxville, Tennessee), Rockwell-Collins, Kinze Manufacturing and JET Engineering. While at Rockwell for 10 years, Helena facilitated their strategic planning processes throughout the organization and also provided extensive team and leader training.
With this breadth of experience, Helena has provided training and consulting services for over 13 years to Fortune 500 companies on a national and international level as well as to many small and middle-sized companies in the manufacturing, financial, non-profit and technical industries. Some of her clients have included AT&T, Motorola, Sprint, Dell, Motorola, Honeywell, Ford Motor Company, The Hartford, Apache Hose, John Deere, The Arc of Johnson County, CIVCO, Alliant Energy and Henderson Manufacturing.
For every project, Helena brings not only her vast experience but also her positive attitude, enthusiasm and total commitment to ensure a successful experience for her customers with tangible results. She works closely with her clients to fully understand what they want to accomplish then customizes a solution to ensure the desired results are achieved. Helena’s sessions are high-energy, interactive and engaging to ensure participation, learning and growth—with measurable results.
She has multiple degrees from The University of Tennessee in business, human resources and administration, and studied Organization Development at Pepperdine University. She is a certified DiSC facilitator and a certified trainer of Situational Leadership II. She has been a strong supporter and member of the Association for Talent Development and served as the President-Elect in 2016 and the President of the Hawkeye Chapter in 2017.
Clients express total satisfaction with Helena’s ability to tailor her training programs and consulting solutions to their specific needs with a focus on application and measurable results.
"Helena has truly been the vehicle to our change in culture.”—VP of Engineering, Henderson Manufacturing.
"I have been telling everyone how great the Leadership training has been! Thank you for sharing your knowledge and insights with us. You are a positive inspiration for us all.”—Project Manager, Motorola.
"One of the best training programs I have ever taken. Helena taught me when I didn’t know I was learning.”—Program Manager, Sprint.
"Helena has been a positive inspiration for us all.”—Project Manager, Motorola.
"Helena was a great instructor—kept us involved, on track, and we had fun!”—Project Manager, Boeing.
"Helena did an excellent job of tailoring the off-site to set and meet specific goals of the two-day session. My entire team was very impressed with Helena’s knowledge of the process but moreover her ability to keep us on task and moving through the intricacies of the agenda on a timely basis.”—President/CEO, Apache Hose.