The New Leader Program is a six-month program designed to develop future public service leaders. Its emphasis is on Leading Self. Assessments, experiential learning, and individual development opportunities are integrated into a competency-based learning approach to enhance the effectiveness of leadership at this level.
Learn more about Graduate School USA's Center for Leadership and Management.
Curriculum Theme: Leading Self
Audience: GS 7-11 or equivalent
Program Schedule: Six months
Three one-week residential sessions (attendance required)
Credit: 9.8 CEU
- Identify and assess individual developmental strengths and needs.
- Develop a Personal Development Action Plan.
- Enhance communication skills.
- Enhance organizational awareness, work performance, and career development.
- Demonstrate greater proficiency of leadership competencies.
- Provide participants with an opportunity to network with senior-level management and peers.
- Leadership Effectiveness Inventory (LEI)
- Personality Type
- Conflict Management
- Learning Styles
- Personal Development Action Plan
- Leadership Readings
- Senior-Level Management Interviews
- Shadowing Assignment
- 30-Day Developmental Assignment
- Team Learning Project/Presentation
Core Competency-Based Training
- Understanding, Managing, and Leading Self
- Team Learning
- Leading Diverse Teams
- Transitioning into a New Leader
- Provides an organizational return on investment (ROI)
- Develops emerging leaders for management and leadership positions
- Enhances agency succession planning