Leading for Results

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Upcoming Course Offerings

2016 Leading for Results - Cohort 2
School of Government
Knapp-Sanders Building, CB #3330
400 South Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
November 7 - 11, 2016,
December 5 - 9, 2016
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The application period for the 2016 cohorts is closed.

For those that have applied for the 2016 program, applicants will be notified of decisions by August 2, 2016.

Must apply

The Leading for Results program is develops leadership skills for local government professionals.  The program meets for two one-week sessions with cohorts of 25 participants.  The intensive two-week program, held at the UNC School of Government in Chapel Hill, aims to enhance personal as well as organizational leadership skills.  Participants complete the program with a deeper understanding of their individual leadership strengths, skills of improving their organizations, and a renewed passion for public service.  

Individuals admitted to this program will attend as Local Government Federal Credit Union (LGFCU) Fellows.   LGFCU Fellows are select group of individuals who represent the future of North Carolina local government leadership. LGFCU Fellows participate tuition free in the Leading for Results course as well as receive individual coaching sessions, and alumni events. 

Additional information: 

For more information, including FAQ's, please click here.
To view a video about the LGFCU Fellows program, please click here.

Attendees: This program is for individuals new to managing and leading in their organization, individuals transitioning from technical to managerial and leadership responsibilities, and/or high performers who aspire to take on more leadership responsibilities.

Applications for the Fellows program are encouraged from local government professionals who lead or seek to lead in their organizations, including managers and assistant managers, department heads and supervisors, assistants and directors, executives, and administrators.

With the generous support of the Local Government Federal Credit Union, individuals selected as LGFCU Fellows will receive this program tuition-free. Participating organizations pay only for hotel and travel expenses to attend the classes held in Chapel Hill.

Attendance Policy: Once accepted, participants are expected to attend all sessions and events, including some evening events. If you are unable to attend any part of a specific cohort session, please indicate your preference for the alternative cohort in your application. Please note that should a space not be available for you in the selected cohort, the application committee will assume you cannot attend and will not consider you for the alternative session.

How to Apply: The application period for the 2016 cohorts is closed. For those who have applied for the 106 program, applicants will be notified of decisions by August 2, 2016. 

Recurring: 
This course is offered periodically.
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Faculty Coordinators

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Associate Professor of Public Administration and Government and Director, LGFCU Fellows Program
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Director, Local Elected Leaders Academy
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Lecturer in Public Administration and Government
For questions regarding course details, please contact the program manager.

Faculty Coordinator

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919.962.0124
Program Manager
For questions regarding course content, please contact the faculty coordinator.

Faculty Coordinator

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Associate Professor of Public Administration and Government and Director, LGFCU Fellows Program
For questions regarding registration, resetting passwords, or login issues, please contact Registration at registration@sog.unc.edu or 919-966-4414.
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