Leadership Foundations, the hallmark program of the Leadership Academy, is a comprehensive leadership development program focusing on fundamentals of leadership best practice, leadership style, conflict management, change management, workplace inclusivity, feedback skills and service excellence principles. The program is open to both current and aspiring administrators and supervisors, as well as those wishing to become more effective leaders in their staff level roles.
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This program is offered each semester to a class of 20-24 participants representing a diverse cross-section of College departments. The program is delivered as a complete series of 3-4 hour courses over a period of 12 weeks. Those selected as participants are expected to be available to attend all sessions.
Program Structure & Spring 2014 Schedule
|Opening/Team Building Session||2/7/2014||8:00am - 3:00 pm||Galloway Room||Brian Jackson|
|The Leader's Edge||2/13/2014||9:00am - 12:00pm||Bieberbach Room/Campus Center||Rick Bommelje|
|The Situational Leader||2/20/2014||9:00am - 12:00pm||Faculty Club||Rick Bommelje|
|Leadership Styles - DiSC||2/27/2014||9:00am - 12:00pm||Faculty Club||Mark Freeman|
|Becoming a Conflict Capable Leader||3/13/2014||9:00am - 12:00pm||Bieberbach Room/Campus Center||Mark Freeman|
|Leadership and Self-Deception: Getting out of the Box Roundtable||3/20/2014||9:00am - 12:00pm||Bieberbach Room/Campus Center||Mark Freeman, Matt Hawks, Oriana Jimenez & David Zajchowski|
Influencing Crucial Conversations
|3/27/2014||9:00am - 12:00pm||Faculty Club||Robert Prescott|
|Leading in an Inclusive Environment||4/3/2014||8:30am - 12:00pm||Bieberbach Room/Campus Center||Glenn Brome|
|Service Excellence Roundtable||4/10/2014||8:30am - 12:00pm||Bieberbach Room/Campus Center||SET Committee Members|
|Leadership Roundtable (Future of Liberal Arts Education)||4/17/2014||9:00am - 12:00pm||Bieberbach Room/Campus Center||Dr. Lewis Duncan|
|The Art of Feedback||4/24/2014||8:00am - 1:00pm||Galloway Room||Brian Jackson & Mark Freeman|
|Graduation/Debrief Session||5/1/2014||8:00am - 11:30am||Bieberbach Room/Campus Center||Brian Jackson & Mark Freeman|
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