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, customer service and legal 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 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 & Fall 2011 Schedule
|Opening/Team Building Session||Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2011||9:00 a.m. - 2:30 pm||Galloway Room||Brian Jackson|
|Managing Customer Service||Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2011||9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||Bieberbach Room/Campus Center||Teri Yanovitch|
|The Leader's Edge||Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2011||9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||Bieberbach Room/Campus Center||Rick Bommelje|
|The Situational Leader||Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011||9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||Galloway Room||Rick Bommelje|
|Leadership Styles||Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011||9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||Bieberbach Room/Campus Center||Mark Freeman|
|Becoming a Conflict Capable Leader||Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011||9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||Bieberbach Room/Campus Center||Mark Freeman|
Influencing Crucial Conversations
|Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011||9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||Bieberbach Room/Campus Center||Robert Prescott|
|Leading in an Inclusive Environment||Friday, October 28, 2011||8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||Bieberbach Room/Campus Center||Glenn Brome|
|Recruitment & Selection||Wednesday, Nov 2, 2011||8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||Bieberbach Room/Campus Center||David Zajchowski|
|Legal Issues/Managing Performance||Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2011||9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.||Bieberbach Room/Campus Center||Cynthia Brennan Ryan|
|The Art of Feedback||Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011||8:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.||Galloway Room||Brian Jackson & Mark Freeman|
|Graduation/Debrief Session||Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011||9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.||Galloway Room||Brian Jackson & Mark Freeman|
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