Monday 19 Aug 2019

Apply Now For 2019-2020 Leadership Wayne Academy

Leadership Wayne is an educational and enrichment program with a goal to interact with a corps of leaders who are dedicated to the betterment of the community through service. Leadership Wayne is designed to assist emerging leaders as well as individuals who have demonstrated leadership potential. This is a great program that offers professional enhancement for you or your employees.

Program offers opportunities for professional enhancement in team building through:

  • Participation in team building exercises at Opening Retreat
  • Selection and Implementation of a community-based Class Project
  • Selection and Implementation of Class Fundraiser

Program offers opportunities for enhancing your leadership skills through:

  • Team Building exercises designed to help the participants implement the community-based Class Project
  • Attendance at annual Leading Wayne Luncheon. Four community leaders speak on their lessons learned in leadership
  • Monthly participation in team discussions on various leadership topics

Program offers opportunities for Community Service & Volunteerism through:

  • Class members must attend 3 community board meetings
  • Class members tour area businesses including non-profits organizations, which makes participants aware of the volunteer opportunities
  • Class members must complete a class project which gives the class a chance to leave their mark on the community

Program offers networking opportunities through:

  • Class members network with community leaders and area business owners
  • Class members network with other class members forming lifetime contacts
  • Class members network with Regents and other program volunteers

Program offers opportunities for members to become more familiar with the area by visiting area businesses as they relate to the following class days:

  • Business, Industry & Agriculture Day
  • Health Care Day
  • Seymour Johnson AFB Day
  • Community Services Day
  • Education Day
  • Law & Government Day
  • History Day
  • Arts & Leisure Day

Participation is open to individuals that live or work in Wayne County. The committee seeks representatives from a cross-section of the community – business, industry, education, government, community-based organizations, and minority groups. This is a great program for employee professional development!

Just send the completed application to the Wayne County Chamber of Commerce by the deadline of August 8, 2019 or submit it by August 1st to receive a $50 discount on the program. Contact Janet Brock at (919) 734-2241 today, if you are interested in participating and have questions.

Click here for the 2019-2020 Leadership Wayne Program Application

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