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Signature Programs

Our Signature Programs are typically offered at least once a year. These programs offer a deeper dive than you can accomplish in a workshop. Participants receive a badge and certificate after successfully completing each program. Click the links below to learn more.

Academy Programs

Members of the Shafer Leadership Academy may attend these programs for free. Non-members may attend by paying a fee.

In-Person Programs   more about in-person
Virtual Programs   more about virtual

Program Format

Event Tag

Virtual Events

february

2024thu29feb12:00 pmthu1:00 pmRemote Works! - Remaining Connected from a Distance12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Event TagsCareer Development,Diversity Equity and Inclusion,Health and Wellness,Self-Awareness

march

2024thu07mar9:00 amthu10:30 amLearning to Co-exist With Your Inner AgeistVirtual Early Riser9:00 am - 10:30 am Event TagsDiversity Equity and Inclusion,Generations,Human Resources,Organizational Culture,Self-Awareness

2024tue12mar11:30 amtue1:00 pmFighting the "Sunday Scaries"In-Person Lunch & Learn11:30 am - 1:00 pm Event TagsCareer Development,Health and Wellness,Productivity,Self-Awareness,Stress and Conflict

2024fri15mar9:00 amfri4:00 pmCrucial ConversationsIn-Person Workshop9:00 am - 4:00 pm Event TagsOrganizational Culture,Productivity,Team Building

2024wed20mar(mar 20)2:00 pmthu21(mar 21)3:30 pmLiving & Working with Passion & PurposeVirtual 2-Part Workshop2:00 pm - 3:30 pm (21) Event TagsCareer Development,Communication,Self-Awareness

2024thu28mar12:00 pmthu1:00 pmRemote Works! - Collaboration and Team Building in Hybrid Environments12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Event TagsCareer Development,Diversity Equity and Inclusion,Health and Wellness,Self-Awareness

april

2024thu04apr8:00 amthu9:30 amUncovering Our Blind SpotsVirtual Early Riser8:00 am - 9:30 am Event TagsCareer Development,Communication,Self-Awareness

2024tue09apr11:30 amtue1:00 pmBrain-Friendly Leadership and Growth MindsetIn-Person Lunch & Learn11:30 am - 1:00 pm Event TagsCareer Development,Organizational Culture,Productivity,Self-Awareness

2024fri12apr(apr 12)9:00 amfri26(apr 26)4:00 pmSignature: Pre-Supervisor Training9:00 am - 4:00 pm (26)

2024wed17apr(apr 17)2:00 pmthu18(apr 18)3:30 pmBuilding an Internal Communication StrategyVirtual 2-Part Workshop2:00 pm - 3:30 pm (18) Event TagsCommunication,Organizational Culture,Team Building

2024wed24apr8:00 amwed9:30 amTrauma-Informed Leadership: Promoting Well-Being in the WorkplaceIn-Person Coffee Talk8:00 am - 9:30 am Event TagsDiversity Equity and Inclusion,Health and Wellness,Organizational Culture,Stress and Conflict,Team Building

may

2024thu02may8:00 amthu9:30 amUncovering Unconscious BiasVirtual Early Riser8:00 am - 9:30 am Event TagsCommunication,Diversity Equity and Inclusion,Organizational Culture,Self-Awareness

2024tue07may11:30 amtue1:00 pmOvercoming Victim Mentality: How to Embrace Your Inner WarriorIn-Person Lunch & Learn11:30 am - 1:00 pm Event TagsCommunication,Health and Wellness,Self-Awareness,Stress and Conflict

2024wed15may(may 15)2:00 pmthu16(may 16)3:30 pmA Journey Towards Self-Compassion: Calming Your Inner CriticVirtual 2-Part Workshop2:00 pm - 3:30 pm (16) Event TagsCommunication,Health and Wellness,Self-Awareness,Stress and Conflict

2024thu23may1:30 pmthu4:30 pmCoaching for ImprovementIn-Person Workshop1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Event TagsCommunication,Organizational Culture,Self-Awareness,Team Building

june

2024thu06jun8:00 amthu9:30 amMastering Inclusive Leadership: Analyzing PitfallsVirtual Early Riser8:00 am - 9:30 am Event TagsDiversity Equity and Inclusion,Organizational Culture,Self-Awareness,Team Building

2024tue11jun11:30 amtue1:00 pmWhy Fun Should Matter to LeadersIn-Person Lunch & Learn11:30 am - 1:00 pm Event TagsOrganizational Culture,Productivity,Team Building

Coffee Talks / Early Risers are free for SLA Members, $50 non-members, $30 non-profits
Lunch & Learns 
are free for SLA Members, $80 non-members, $60 non-profits
Workshops
are free for SLA Members, $250 for non-members, $200 for non-profits
Signature Programs are typically more expensive than other program formats.
Special Programs are offered throughout the year and are often free of charge.

Individuals who are either unemployed or connected with an employer who is unable to pay can request scholarships for any of our programs.

Interested in facilitating for Shafer Leadership Academy?
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Community Programs

These programs may be offered for free due to the generous support of our sponsors and funding partners.

february

2024thu29feb12:00 pmthu1:00 pmRemote Works! - Remaining Connected from a Distance12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Event TagsCareer Development,Diversity Equity and Inclusion,Health and Wellness,Self-Awareness

march

2024thu28mar12:00 pmthu1:00 pmRemote Works! - Collaboration and Team Building in Hybrid Environments12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Event TagsCareer Development,Diversity Equity and Inclusion,Health and Wellness,Self-Awareness

Need a custom approach to developing your leaders?

Work with a Shafer Leadership Advisor to build a custom program to fit your needs.

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