The Focus

The Advanced Leadership Program focuses on strategic leadership skills, benchmarking and informing a development path, effective assessment and feedback processes, leadership models, executive presence, and more.  The core content will be delivered through various learning channels, including real-time interactive and practical learning sessions of the core content, evidenced-based heuristics, program assignments, 360-degree assessments, and more. 

  • 3 in-person group learning sessions 
  • 3 virtual group learning sessions 
  • 8 supplemental recorded teachings of core content 
  • Monthly “buddy” calls with assigned members of the cohort to ensure accountability and build a sense of community  
  • Executive coaching “office hours” available throughout the session 
  • 2 one-on-one executive coaching sessions 
  • Homework assignments  
  • A dedicated program website  
  • Individual and group cloud-based drives  
  • A group discussion board  
  • A notebook with core modules   

The Curriculum

Program participants will graduate with sustainable leadership practices, new thinking, and a clear understanding of their unique development path moving forward, as well as a network of industry peers. 

The program provides a robust learning environment for the next generation of leaders to proactively gain competencies on the following skills: 

  • Transformative Change: Learn the theory of transformative change, its purpose, and its practical application within an organization.
  • Strategic Leadership Development: Discover the importance of taking effective action in planned and unplanned change.
  • Executive Presence: Develop practices to be more open and connected by cultivating the right attitude, language, and mood.
  • Applied Executive Communication: Unlock the potential of language and listening with a unique appreciation of the complexities of communication and diverse perspectives.
  • Financial Acumen: Begin to learn about credit union specific financial concepts that inform your judgment and business decisions.
  • Social Responsibility: Explore the social responsibility of “People Helping People.”