Elective - Leadership Development Track
Economic developers work with a wide variety of individuals, groups, organizations, associations and jurisdictions, not always of their choosing. Since leadership always involves other people, at its essence leadership is a relationship. This makes how economic developers relate to others, including each other, critical to being effective leaders. This course will utilize a variety of exercise and self-assessments to enhance awareness of self and knowledge of others, strengthen essential communication skills and appreciate leadership as a relationship.
enhance awareness of self and knowledge of others
strengthen essential communication skills
enrich our understanding of communication as the centerpiece of leadership
appreciate leadership as a relationship