• 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 Training
    Program 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 Region
    Additional 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 in 
    the region.
    Five Leadership Practices
    Each 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: 
    1. Model the Way
    2. Inspire a Shared Vision
    3. Challenge the Process
    4. Enable Others to Act
    5. Encourage the Heart

    ‚ÄčEach 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 2020
    Cost: Partner: $1,800 | Non-partner: $2,400
    - 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 resources

    Executive 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 participants
    Expected 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 issues
    Please contact Tameika G. Miller at tmiller@gnhcc.com with any questions. 
  • 2018-2019 Leadership Greater New Haven class
  • 2018 - 2019 Leadership Greater New Haven class