Tuesday December 28, 2010

Developing Leaders

The Center for Leadership and Executive Development will open its professional development programs to the general public starting in 2011.

Beginning in 2011, the University of Dayton Center for Leadership and Executive Development will open its Executive Development and Supervisor and Professional Development programs to the general public.

The first of 10 one-day Executive Development programs will start Jan. 20 and run through November. Program topics are based on the critical business and leadership needs identified annually by executives in the Dayton region and include employee engagement, developing high potential leaders, creating passionate organizations, strategic innovation, and change management, among others.

Speakers include educators from Harvard Business School, the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School's Leadership Program, Dartmouth's Tuck School and the Weatherhead School at Case Western. Others are top leadership thought leaders and best-selling business book authors, including Chester Elton (The Carrot Principle), Bruce Tulgan (It's Okay to be the Boss), Joseph Pine (Welcome to the Experience Economy) and Barry Posner (The Leadership Challenge).

The cost to attend a one-day Executive Development program is $995 for the general public, $945 for University of Dayton alumni and $870 for CLED partners.

University of Dayton faculty and local business leaders will teach the 27-session Supervisor and Professional Development program that starts Jan. 25 and runs through Nov. 8. Sessions include "Managing and Moving Up," "Navigating Difficult Conversations," "The Art of Influencing Others" and "Creating a Positive Work Environment."

The cost for Supervisor and Professional Development program is $395 for the general public, $345 for University of Dayton alumni and $290 for CLED partners.

The Emerging Leader program will start Jan. 19 and run through Dec. 1. This yearlong leadership development program for high potential leaders and future executives includes 20 days of leadership training, assessments, mentoring and coaching. Programs, facilitated primarily by University of Dayton faculty, include "Executive Communications," "10 Truths about Leadership," "Marketing Essentials" and "Finance for Non-Financial Managers."

The cost for this yearlong program is $12,000. Participants will receive a certificate in leadership. It is open to the public as well.

All sessions will be at the 1700 South Patterson Building, formerly the NCR Corp. world headquarters. For a complete schedule, list of speakers and session topics or to register, visit the related link or call 937-229-3115.

For more information, contact Shawn Robinson, associate director of media relations, at 937-229-3391 or srobinson@udayton.edu.