Advanced Leadership Series

The Advanced Leadership Series is coordinated in partnership with the University of Wisconsin Green Bay-Manitowoc Campus, Lakeland University and Lakeshore Technical College.

This deeply-developed program is designed for mid to senior level managers, non-profit administrators and entrepreneurs seeking advanced leadership and communications skills to move their careers and organizations forward.  Each session will be taught by instructors from the partnering colleges.  This collaborative, comprehensive leadership training will be a great engagement tool for all enrolled in the program and a solid investment for local companies that want to invest in training and education for their employees.

The 2024 courses include:

Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Celebrating your Strengths
Presented by: Kristin Odell, PHR, University of Wisconsin – Green Bay

An engaging workshop built to help leaders understand and accept their natural strengths. Using “CliftonStrengths”, individuals will be able to use a new awareness to drive progress and develop strategies to meet and exceed the demands of their personal and professional lives.

Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Building Networks & Relationships
Presented by: Deron Poisson, Lakeshore Technical College

Taking action to establish and maintain connections with people outside one’s formal work group, including those outside the organization who are willing and able to provide the information, ideas, expertise, and/or influence needed to achieve work goals.

Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Shift your Gaze: Catalyze DEI Efforts in the Workplace
Presented by: Flossie Siebert, MSLOD, Lakeland University

Gain the knowledge and strategies needed to drive real change in your workplace. Whether you’re a leader, DEI practitioner, or an individual committed to creating an anti-racist environment, this workshop is your roadmap to success.

Wednesday, April 24, 2024
Emotional Intelligence / EQ
Presented by: Deron Poisson, Lakeshore Technical College

Establishing and sustaining trusting relationships by accurately perceiving and interpreting own and other’s emotions and behavior; leveraging insights to effectively manage own responses so that one’s behavior matches one’s values and delivers intended results.

Wednesday, May 29, 2024
Communication & Negotiation
Presented by: Sheri Treu, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

Anyone in a leadership position need solid negotiation skills. Whether it’s negotiating an employee’s or your own salary or the terms of a partnership, you must be confident in your negotiation strategies as a leader. Learn the difference between negotiation and compromise.

Wednesday, June 12, 2024
The Art of Leadership: Crafting your Style
Presented by: April Arvan, Ph.D., Lakeland University

Discover the masterpiece within you as we delve into the intricacies of leadership and guide you in crafting a unique and impactful leadership style.

All courses are held from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at both the University of Wisconsin Green Bay – Manitowoc Campus and Lakeshore Technical College, Downtown Campus.

The cost to attend the full program series is $1500 for Chamber Members or $2000 for non-members. Cost includes 6 sessions, course materials and lunch.  The program runs from January to June and participants should commit to monthly sessions.  Individuals also have the option to choose to attend single sessions only at a cost of $275 for Members or $350 for Non-Members. Lunch is included.