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COLLEGEWIDE LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
Ninth Leadership Development Class
SEMINAR SERIES 2015-2017 and CELEBRATION OF ACCOMPLISHMENTS
(Series Schedule May be Adjusted to Accommodate Facilitators’ Availability)


PROGRAM AND LEADERSHIP QUALITIES OVERVIEW

January 21, 2016, 8:00 am – 2:00 pm

  • “Meet and greet” session with participants
  • Welcome remarks
  • Goals and objectives of the program
  • Responsibilities/expectations of participants, mentors, and coordinator
  • Overview of leadership qualities
  • Announcement of each participant’s mentor
  • Review of plan
  • Calendar of Events
  • Emotional Intelligence Survey

Presenters:

  • Dr. Mark T. Brainard President
  • Dr. Patricia DePlasco, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources
  • Dr. Hope W. Murray, Vice President & Campus Director (ret)

STATE BUDGET PROCESS

Date To Be Determined, 9:30 am – 3:00 pm, Lunch Provided 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

  • Overview of the State and College budget processes including how a budget is developed
  • Overview of the development of programs
  • Discussion on how difficult financial recommendations and decisions are made by the Governor and the members of the General Assembly

Presenters:

  • State Government Representative
  • Mr. Gerard M. McNesby, Vice President for Finance

LEADERSHIP PHILOSOPHY

March 24, 2016, Terry Campus, ETB 741 A/B, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

  • Review various leadership philosophies
  • Developing your own leadership style

Presenter:

  • Ms. Maribeth Dockety, PHR, Human Resources Director - Owens Campus

EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE

Terry Campus, CTC 400A, April 8, 2016, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

  • Overview of Emotional Intelligence (EQ)
  • Discussion of the parts of personal emotional intelligence and how it affects performance, creativity, and success.
  • Discussion of performance strengths, performance vulnerabilities, and creating a plan for enhancing EQ.

Presenter:

  • Dr. Hope W. Murray, Vice President & Campus Director (ret.)

ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGE & GENERATIONAL DIFFERENCES

Thursday, April 28, Terry Campus, CTC 400A, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

  • Recognizing and appreciating generational differences
  • Increasing organizational effectiveness

Presenter:

  • Dr. Regan Hicks-Goldstein

LEADERSHIP RESOURCES REVIEW AND DISCUSSION

May 2016, 9:30 am – 2:00 pm

Lunch Provided 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Members of the class who are on the Blueprint Work Group will present this year, and the other half of the class will present next year.

There are a multitude of excellent leadership resources available today, and most people have at least one favorite. As one of the Activities at the beginning of the Program, participants were asked to select a leadership resource to read/review and be prepared to share key points with the group during this seminar.
Presentations should not exceed 15 minutes in length, including time for questions.

Mentors are invited to attend this seminar.
Lunch will be provided.

Facilitator:

  • Dr. Patricia DePlasco, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGEMENT SKILLS (morning)

JUNE 8, 2016, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

& YEAR ONE REFLECTION WITH MENTORS (afternoon)

12:00 pm – 3:00 pm

  • Communicating
  • Listening
  • Team Building
  • Supervising
  • Motivating
  • Disciplining

Presenters:

  • Dr. Patricia DePlasco, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources
  • Ms. Maribeth Dockety, PHR, Human Resources Director - Owens Campus

YEAR ONE REFLECTION WITH MENTORS

(12:00 pm – 3:00 pm)
12:00 – 1:00: Lunch is provided for LDP participants and mentors.
1:00 – 3:00

  • Introduction
  • Group Discussion
  • First-Year Progress Review with Mentor

Facilitator:

  • Dr. Patricia DePlasco, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources

GOVERNANCE AND DECISION-MAKING

September 2016, 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Facilitated by the Vice Presidents & Campus Directors with real-life case studies/problems presented and the participants having an opportunity to “solve” the case studies/problems.

Presenters:

  • Dr. Kathy Janvier, VP & Campus Director, Stanton/Wilmington Campus
  • Dr. Ileana M. Smith, VP & Campus Director, Owens Campus
  • Dr. June S. Turansky, VP & Campus Director, Terry Campus

PRESIDENT’S COUNCIL MEETING

October 2016, 9:00 am – (approximately) 1:00 pm

Participants attend as a group and have lunch with President’s Council members.


MOCK PRESIDENT’S COUNCIL MEETING

November 2016, 8:30 am – 2:00 pm

Facilitator:

  • Dr. Mark T. Brainard, President

LEGAL ISSUES IN HIGHER EDUCATION

December 2016, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Presenters:

  • Mr. Brian Shirey, Esquire, Chief Legal Counsel and Vice President for Human Resources – Office of the President
  • Ms. Elizabeth Olsen, Esquire, Senior Legal Counsel -- Office of the President
  • Mr. Richard Welsh, Esquire, Legal Counsel – Office of the President

PLANNING, ASSESSMENT, & ACCREDITATION

January 2017, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

Overview of planning, assessment, and accreditation processes.

Presenters:

  • Dr. Judith A. Sciple, Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness & College Relations
  • Ms. Deborah St. Jean, Planning & Institutional Effectiveness Director

LEADERSHIP RESOURCES REVIEW AND DISCUSSION

April 2017, 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Lunch Provided 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Half of the class who are not on the Administrative Retreat Committee will present

There are a multitude of excellent leadership resources available today, and most people have at least one favorite. As one of the Activities at the beginning of the Program, participants were asked to select a leadership resource to read/review and be prepared to share key points with the group during this seminar.

Presentations should not exceed 15 minutes in length, including time for questions.
Mentors are invited to attend this seminar.
Lunch will be provided.

Facilitator:

  • Dr. Patricia DePlasco, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, Assistant Vice President for Human Resources

SITUATIONAL LEADERSHIP AND STRATEGIC THINKING

May 2017, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

The opportunities and challenges of working in a matrix organization will be explored with the concepts of situational leadership and strategic thinking examined as the keys to effectively and successfully working in a matrix organization.

Presenter: To Be Announced


CELEBRATION OF ACCOMPLISHMENTS

June 2017

Recognition at the June Board of Trustees meeting followed by dinner with Board members, President’s Council, and mentors.
3:00 pm: Pictures taken
4:00 pm: Board meeting and Graduation
Approximately 5:30: Dinner with the Board of Trustees, President’s Council, and mentors following the Board meeting.

Note: An additional seminar may be added; more information to come.