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Center for Leadership and Management: New Leader Program

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New Leader Program

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.

For more information on next year’s schedule, please call 202.314.3580; or, email nlpapp@graduateschool.edu.


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
Tuition: $3329

Objectives

  • 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.

Program Components

Assessments:

  • Leadership Effectiveness Inventory (LEI)
  • Personality Type
  • Conflict Management
  • Learning Styles

Experiential Learning:

  • 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

Benefits

  • Provides an organizational return on investment (ROI)
  • Develops emerging leaders for management and leadership positions
  • Enhances agency succession planning

For more information on next year’s schedule, please call 202.314.3580; or, email nlpapp@graduateschool.edu.