ELA Curriculum

The ELA curriculum uses a relationship-based model to explore topics that are crucial to successful leadership in the 21st century.  The content is research-based, but practitioner-oriented and class time is spent exploring how the ideas and skills translate across work domains. 

    Topics Covered

    Participants gain valuable and practical insights to put to use immediately and for long-term career success.

    Topics Include:

    • Effective Communication through Listening and Acknowledgement
    • Equity and Inclusion
    • Understanding Your Strengths and Leading Through Them
    • Navigating Change and Transition
    • Recognizing Adaptive Challenges
    • Communicating Up
    • The Neuroscience of Leadership
    • Teams and Teamness
    • Developing your Mentor Network
    • Values, Politics, and Administration
    • Introduction to Public Budgeting
    • Emotions in the Workplace
    • Building a Professional Portfolio

    Mentoring and Development

    In addition, participants will be guided through:

    • Developing a skills and competencies portfolio
    • Shadowing a mentor
    • Creating an individual development plan
    • Introduction to the coaching model with a speed coaching session

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