Upcoming Course Offerings
This one-day event is designed for women interested in strengthening both their leadership skills and professional trajectory in public service. Interactive workshops focus on designing your bold professional future, identifying habits that limit your success, and building your negotiation skills.
Attendees: Women in public service, including those in local, state, and federal government or nonprofit organizations; also city/county managers (men and women) interested in harnessing the leadership potential of women
- Morning: Futurist Rebecca Ryan will challenge you to design a bold vision for your professional future.
- Lunch: Bestselling author of 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do, Amy Morin will counsel you on mental toughness.
- Afternoon: Organizational behaviorist Sreedhari Desai will help strengthen your negotiation skills.
This program is sponsored by the International City/County Managerment Association.
Sreedhari Desai, assistant professor, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School, researches how individuals behave in organizations, with a focus on ethical decision making, fairness, and gender diversity. She will build our skills and strategies for negotiation. http://www.kenan-flagler.unc.edu/faculty/directory/organizational-behavior/sreedhari-desai
Rebecca Ryan, futurist and economist, is the founder of Next Generation Consulting and has been referred to as “one of the most reliable sources for leaders who want to attract and retain the next generation of creative workers.” She will train us to apply strategic forsight to our professional development. http://www.rebeccaryan.com/
Amy Morin is the bestselling author of 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don’t Do. She is a licensed clinical social worker, psychotherapist, and a lecturer at Northeastern University. . She will teach us to recognize and remove personal practices that create roadblocks to success http://amymorinlcsw.com/