The Leadership Center of the Greater New Haven Chamber, Sponsored by the REGIONAL WATER AUTHORITY, is home to two (2) leadership programs: Leadership Greater New Haven and Executive Orientation. More information about each program follows below:Leadership Greater New Haven (LGNH)A 6-session program for professionals of all levels working in the corporate, nonprofit, and government sectors.Traditional Leadership TrainingProgram participants will receive traditional training that underscores various leadership and/or personality styles and strategies for managing up, managing down, employees/staff, navigating a multi-generational workforce, strategic planning, conflict resolution, team collaboration, diversity & inclusion and cultural awareness - PLUS the sharpening of professional skills (public speaking, personal branding, and more).Each participant will be asked to complete a 360 degree assessment before the program begins with goal setting and check-ins scheduled throughout the entire program to measure his / her development and progress.
Orientation to Greater New Haven RegionAdditional topics include: Understanding Greater New Haven’s assets and opportunities, the challenges and benefits of doing business in the New Haven area, the resources and relationships to enable leaders to compete and be successful inthe region.
Five Leadership PracticesEach of the 5 leadership practices outlined in the national best-selling book, The Leadership Challenge: How to Make Extraordinary Things Happen in Organizations will be discussed. Participants will hear the perspectives of successful business and community executives as they present and elaborate on each leadership practice:
- Model the Way
- Inspire a Shared Vision
- Challenge the Process
- Enable Others to Act
- Encourage the Heart
Each participant will receive a copy of the book and be given additional tools and resources, customized by our facilitators.During the leadership sessions, participants will have a unique opportunity to apply their leadership competencies to solve real business issues. Leadership participants are divided into teams and assigned to solve a strategic challenge that will be identified by a nonprofit organization.LGNH Dates: Meets 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 P.M. starting in October 2020Cost: Partner: $1,800 | Non-partner: $2,400EXPECTED OUTCOMES FOR LGNH- Development/Enhancement of Core Leadership competencies- Skills to cultivate professional transformation and mastery of leadership style- Insider’s views of New Haven’s regional connections and resourcesExecutive Orientation (XO)Different from LGNH, the XO is a 3-session program with topics that are designed specifically for senior executives in corporate, nonprofit, and government sectors, interested in exploring and understanding the relevant issues, resources, economics and dynamics of the Greater New Haven region. This program facilitates strategic connections between participants in the XO program and influential decision makers and leaders within the Greater New Haven area.XO Classes Start in January 2021: Meets 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (EXCEPT for the first day)Cost: $1,250 for all participantsExpected Outcomes for XO
- Connections to influential regional leaders and decision makers
- Insider’s view of New Haven’s regional assets and resources
- Exposure and insight on regional issuesPlease contact Tameika G. Miller at email@example.com with any questions.
2018 - 2019 Leadership Greater New Haven class