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LeaderPath Alumni Event - "LeaderPath NEXT: A Guide to Influential Leadership"

Event Date and Time: 
Jan 21 2015 - 8:30am - 4:00pm


Event Information:

This is a one day seminar on January 21, 2015 that is part of the ongoing education program for IPMA LeaderPath alumni.

It will be held at the Norman Worthington Conference Center at Saint Martin’s University in Lacey. Lunch will be provided.



Attendance is limited to IPMA Leaderpath Alumni and is by invitation only. Registration is required. There will be NO walk-in registrations at this event.

Space is limited to 72 registrants.

Registration Fee:

The cost to attend this training class is $199.00 per person (lunch included). Payment must be completed by January 15, 2015. There will be no refunds. Substitutions are permitted.

Target Audience:

This one-day training is targeted for individuals who have completed the IPMA LeaderPath for IT Managers program.

Program Instructors:

Robert Jeffers, LeaderPath Faculty Director
Melanie Reynolds, LeaderPath Program Director

Abstract of Seminar Contents:

Did you know LeaderPath for IT Managers has graduated over 120 leaders with some of the same experience and aspirations as you?  Are you ready to expand your leadership potential in a fun and creative way?  Would you like to connect with other LeaderPath alumni in a day of learning and remembering?

Join us on January 21, 2015 to refresh your leadership acumen in a program that takes LeaderPath content to the next level.  You are invited to an interactive event designed to help you gain a new understanding of your best talents while you also gain control of your most important challenges.  Take stock of your growth, assess your obstacles and learn new strategies for addressing situations that present you the most difficulty.

What Attendees Will  Learn:

Participants in LeaderPath NEXT: A Guide to Influential Leadership will:

  • Refresh their understanding of the role of leadership in setting direction, creating structure and managing culture
  • Practice the skills of adaptive leadership, learning to use the best in people, systems and processes to develop value for their organization
  • Understand the behaviors that can harm credibility and derail progress
  • Learn to create trust by understanding the importance of communication as a leadership essential
  • Develop strategies for getting noticed, so people up and down the chain of command understand their talent and how they spend their time
  • Meet and network with LeaderPath alumni from all past cohorts


Topic Time
1. Registration, Meet & Greet

2. Setting the Stage

  • Re-clarifying leadership roles & responsibilities
  • Understanding and assessing your practice of Adaptive Leadership



3. Increasing your Influence through Networking

  • Understanding your leadership gifts
  • Honing your leadership language
  • Connecting across the five LeaderPath cohorts


4. Expanding Adaptive Leadership Skills and Actions.
  • In yourself and in your organization

5. Leadership Communication:

  • Practicing key steps to trust-building
  • Mitigating behaviors that “shoot us in the foot.”
Break 2:20-2:40
6. Getting Noticed 
  • Strategies to insure that people up and down the chain of command recognize your talent and how you spend your time.

7. Taking Action

  • Focusing the day’s learning
  • Creating an implementation plan based on organizational lifecycle and your own capacity.


Speaker Bio's:

ROBERT JEFFERS LeaderPath Faculty Director (robertjeffers@gmail.com)
Robert is a twenty-year veteran in helping leaders transition workplace issues that impede progress.  He’s an international speaker, consultant and coach, as well as faculty for the University of Wisconsin School of Business.  His client list includes Inc. Magazine, Bosch, Harley Davidson, Deloitte, First Data, Kodak, Shure Audio, Clemson University, GE Medical, Pacific Telecom, Weyerhaeuser, and the USDA.

MELANIE REYNOLDS LeaderPath Program Director (leaderpath@gmail.com)
Melanie is a visionary grounded in the practical execution of day-to-day operations.  Her experience spans 20 years at the senior level leading multi-functional operations. She is successful in developing smart business strategies that translate organizational goals into operational results.  Melanie is an experienced change agent who has worked in the public and private sectors, including higher education where she led international executive education programs.


Norman Worthington Conference Center at Saint Martin's University
5300 Pacific Ave. SE
Lacey, WA 98503-1297
United States