The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Holy Family University,
is pleased to present
Prepare today’s managers to become tomorrow’s leaders within your organization.
• Gain an understanding of the foundation of organizational structures, corporate climate, and corporate
• Gain knowledge of the social, ethical, and legal environments.
• Gain knowledge of leadership theories and models.
• Identify core leadership competencies and leadership styles.
• Develop a range of leadership skills and abilities such as effectively leading change, conflict resolution,
and motivating others.
• Demonstrate an understanding of group dynamics, effective teamwork, and effective communication
A Case Study methodology and Skills Assessments will be used throughout the program.
Classes meet at Holy Family University, Bensalem, from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm.
Breakfast will be available at 7:30 am.
GNPCC Member Fee for the Leadership Academy is only $1199 for each participant.
Non-Member fee is only $1499 for each participant.
Deadline for Registrations: Friday, September 12, 2018
Contact the Chamber for more information: Tel: 215.332.3400 email: firstname.lastname@example.org
GNPCC Workshop Topics
September 18 , 2018 Module 1: The 21st Century Corporate Environment
October 2, 2018 Module 2: Practical Leadership Skills
October 16, 2018 Module 3: Communication and Change Management
October 30, 2018 Module 4: Leadership and Business Ethics
November 13, 2018 Module 5: Leadership and Innovative Management
November 27, 2018 Module 6: Sustainable Leadership Working Session
MODULE ONE: THE 21ST-CENTURY CORPORATE ENVIRONMENT
Examines the foundations of typical organizational structures, organizational vision and mission and the
alignment of goals, a self-assessment of the participants, their motivation, their organization’s structure, and
corporate climate and culture.
Module One Learning Objectives
• Explore the Three P’s of Leadership: the Parties, the Purpose, and the Power.
• Review the Three Approaches to Leadership: Skills Approach, Situational /Behavioral
The approach, Transformational Approach.
• Identify the Three Forces Behind Leading a Corporate Culture.
MODULE TWO: PRACTICAL LEADERSHIP SKILLS
Reviews management and leadership skills necessary to be successful in the current business environment.
Includes practical leadership skills topics of communication, motivation, and delegation and/or distribution
of tasks, communication divide between young professionals and executives, gender roles and leadership
perceptions, conflict management, time management, and meeting management.
Module Two Learning Objective
• Explore and examine meeting management and time management strategies for leaders.
• Explore the sources of motivation at the leadership level.
• Examine communication styles of leaders.
MODULE THREE: COMMUNICATION AND CHANGE MANAGEMENT
Identifies employees’ motivation through personality tests, team-building exercises, leading and managing teams, managing conflict resolution, and successful outcomes.
Module Three Learning Objectives
• Explore the qualities and characteristics of transformational leaders.
• Explore how to create a climate for organizational change.
• Examine building and managing teams, managing strengths and weaknesses of groups as problem solvers.
• Identify strategies for managing conflict to achieve successful outcomes.
MODULE FOUR: LEADERSHIP AND BUSINESS ETHICS
A review of the components of leadership and a self-assessment of participants’ leadership style, personal leadership philosophy goal setting, communicating as a leader, motivating as a leader, leader as a coach, building effective teams, ethical considerations in leadership, an exploration of legal issues, rights and responsibilities, employment law, and human resource issues.
Module Four Learning Objectives:
• Explore why ethical leadership matters.
• Examine the traits and characteristics of the ethical leader.
• Apply practices of the ethical leader to organizational situations.
MODULE FIVE: LEADERSHIP AND INNOVATIVE MANAGEMENT
Participants will explore original and distinct leadership styles and skills. It will include case study scenarios of how to think critically through a problem with realistic and successful solutions, and how a leader/organization uses creativity to promote new ideas, develop products, or procedures.
Module Five Learning Objectives:
• Identify the elements of management innovation.
• Define and evaluate management orthodoxies.
MODULE 6: SUSTAINABLE LEADERSHIP (WORKING SESSION)
This session revisits the individual self-assessment and professional goal setting. Individuals will reflect on what they have taken from the seminars and the barriers to their goals. The closing activity will include chamber member participation, mentoring and networking opportunities, and a roundtable discussion regarding leadership and communication.
Module Six Learning Objectives
• Revisit the individual self-assessment and professional goal setting.
• Reflect on what you have taken from the seminars and the barriers to your goals.
• Explore what you have learned and discuss your take-aways: 21st Century Corporate Environment,
Practical Leadership Skills, Communication and Change Management, Leadership and Business Ethics,
Leadership and Innovative Management.
• Summarize your Leadership Self- Assessment (your strengths, weaknesses, views of your selves, future
• Share your ideas and leadership aspirations with various mentors (seasoned Executives and Educators who
want to help you succeed).