RGS Winter 2024 Virtual Management Leadership Academy – Session 1
View the informational Training Academy Flyer and syllabus .
The Management Leadership Academy level focuses on the manager role as a strategic planner, goal-setter, and team manager. Managers translate Executive vision into outcomes and programs that drive local government services. The Academy frames these core concepts in the unique local government environment.
INCLUDED IN TUITION:
- Leadership Assessment
- Six 1-on-1 coaching sessions
- 12 Expert-led Live sessions
- 4 Panel discussions with Experts
- Keynote Speaker
- Academy Resource Portal
All Academy dates are Thursdays, from 8:30am – 11:30am, PST, unless otherwise noted.
Date Course/Element Pre-Academy Leadership Assessment Monthly 6 Monthly 1-1 Coaching Sessions Panel Sessions Required attendance at four panel sessions outside of Academy schedule. 2/22/24 1. Academy Kickoff (Keynote, Introductions, and Overview) - Must Apply by This Date 3/7/24 2. Creating a Learning Organization 3/21/24 3. Ace your Next Board/Council Meeting 3/28/24, 1:00-2:00pm*, Panel Session 1: Managing Complex Programs/Projects 4/4/24 4. From Strategy to Action: Planning the Work of Your Team 4/18/24 5. Applying Systems Thinking to Solve Problems & Capstone Project Kickoff
4/25/24, 1:00-2:00pm* Panel Session 2: Repairing Local Agency Systems that Result in Inequities 5/2/24 6. Understanding the Impact of DEI: From Individual to Systemic 5/16/24 7. Navigating Difficult Conversations with Employees
5/23/24, 1:00-2:00pm* Panel Session 3: Attracting and Retaining People in the Public Sector 5/30/24 8. Managing Remote/Hybrid and Multigenerational Teams 6/13/24 9. Making Better Decisions PLUS - Risk-Taking in the Public Sector 6/20/24, 1:00-2:00pm* Panel Session 4: Creating Organizational Culture 6/27/24 10. Managing Culture and Constant Change 7/11/24 11. Building Influence Within the Organization and Beyond 7/25/24 12. Capstone Summit * Note these panel sessions are on Thursdays and run from 1:00-2:00pm.
An attendee application and supervisor approval of the investment of time are required to attend. This Academy requires engaged and participative attendees. It is not a sit and watch learning experience. It is designed to facilitate learning, the exchange of ideas, and a commitment to application of content and outside work in addition to Academy sessions.