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Winter 2023 Management Leadership Academy – Session 1

View the informational Training Academy Flyer and syllabus .

Join a group of agency managers in RGS’ comprehensive, advanced academy aimed toward developing local government leadership management competencies. This Academy is designed for new or experienced managers in local government by trainers with extensive experience in all types of local agencies.

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.


  • 6-month program: March 9 – August 12, 2023
  • Keynote speaker
  • Leadership Assessment
  • 6 one-on-one coaching sessions w/Executive Coach (Why Include Coaching?)
  • Live, instructor-led sessions
  • Panel discussions with experts
  • Networking opportunities
  • Academy Resource Portal


All Academy dates are Thursdays, from 8:30am – 11:30am, PST, unless otherwise noted.

Pre-AcademyLeadership Assessment
Monthly6 Monthly 1-1 Coaching Sessions
3/9/23, ThursdayAcademy Kickoff (Keynote, Introductions, and Overview)
3/23/23, ThursdayCreating a Learning Organization
4/6/23, ThursdayFrom Strategy to Action: Planning the Work of your Team
4/18/23, Tuesday*
Panel Session: Repairing Local Agency Systems that Result in Inequities
4/20/23, ThursdayMaking Better Decisions
5/4/23, ThursdayApplying Systems Thinking to Solve Problems --AND--
Capstone Project Kickoff
5/18/23, ThursdayAce Your Next Board/Council Meeting
6/1/23, ThursdayPanel Session: Learning from Leaders’ Successes and Failures --PLUS--
Risk-Taking in the Public Sector
6/15/23, ThursdayManaging Remote/Hybrid Teams --PLUS--
Panel Session: Attracting and Retaining People in the Public Sector
6/29/23, ThursdayNavigating Difficult Conversations with Employees
7/13/23, ThursdayBuilding Influence Within the Organization and Beyond
7/25/23, Tuesday*
Panel Session: Creating Organizational Culture
7/27/23, ThursdayManaging Culture and Constant Change
8/10/23, ThursdayCapstone Summit
* Note these panel sessions are on Tuesday and run from 10:00-11:30am.

Academy Requirements:

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.

Academy Registration:

Click to register and pay for this Academy. Please contact Yolanda Taylor at with any questions.


Mar 09 2023


8:30 am - 11:30 am




Online - Zoom


Yolanda Taylor
(650) 587-7300 x53
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