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Center for Leadership and Management: Aspiring Leader Program

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Aspiring Leader Program

The Aspiring Leader Program (ALP) provides individuals with a foundational understanding of leadership skills and competencies essential for individual and organizational success. ALP is designed to challenge participants to increase the capacity of their current skills and abilities. Participants will engage in a variety of learning activities and planning efforts, which will result in key learnings and practical applications. These learning activities better prepare participants to continue to add value to their organizations and contribute to the success of the federal workforce.

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Curriculum Theme: Leadership Foundations
Audience: GS 4-6 or equivalent
Program Schedule: Two weeks (one week a month for two months)
Credit: 6 CEU
Tuition: $2,175

Overview
The Aspiring Leader Program (ALP) provides individuals with a foundational understanding of leadership skills and competencies essential for individual and organizational success. ALP is designed to challenge participants to increase the capacity of their current skills and abilities. Participants will engage in a variety of learning activities and planning efforts, which will result in key learnings and practical applications. These learning activities better prepare participants to continue to add value to their organizations and contribute to the success of the federal workforce.

Objectives

  • Assess and identify current skills and competencies to improve performance.
  • Develop a plan outlining individual career development goals.
  • Identify barriers and strategies for overcoming challenges.
  • Create a personal framework for practicing leadership.
  • Provide participants with foundational leadership skills.

Program Components

  • Assessments
  • Role-playing
  • Practical applications
  • Exposure to computer-based learning tools
  • Interactive learning exercises
  • Public Service Motivation applications

Core Competency-Based Training

  • Fundamental leadership competencies
  • Oral and written communication
  • Facilitation of effective relationships
  • Personal branding

Benefits

  • Organizational return on investment (ROI)
  • Build fundamental leadership skills
  • Improve written and oral communication
  • Develop a plan for continual growth
  • Learn from exposure to other organizations
  • Commitment to personal development


Get Aspiring Leader Program Session Schedules, Program Details, and Application Form.