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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

July

2024wed24jul(jul 24)2:00 pmthu25(jul 25)3:30 pmThe Future of Work is Here: How to Attract and Retain Top Young Talent in a Digital WorldVirtual 2-Part Workshop2:00 pm - 3:30 pm (25) Event TagsCommunication,Generations,Human Resources,Organizational Culture

2024wed31jul8:00 amwed9:30 amIn Pursuit of Leadership: A Law Enforcement PerspectiveIn-Person Coffee Talk8:00 am - 9:30 am Event TagsCareer Development,Productivity,Self-Awareness

August

2024thu08aug9:00 amthu10:30 amHow to Build Relationships to Negotiate AnythingVirtual Early Riser9:00 am - 10:30 am Event TagsCommunication,Organizational Culture,Self-Awareness

2024thu15aug1:30 pmthu4:30 pmHealthy Conflict in the WorkplaceIn-Person Workshop1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Event TagsHealth & Wellness,Stress and Conflict,Team Building

2024wed21aug(aug 21)2:00 pmthu22(aug 22)3:30 pmEnergy LeadershipVirtual 2-Part Workshop2:00 pm - 3:30 pm (22) Event TagsCommunication,Self-Awareness,Stress and Conflict

2024tue27aug11:30 amtue1:00 pmPurpose-Driven Organizations: Prioritizing 'Why' Over 'What'In-Person Lunch & Learn11:30 am - 1:00 pm Event TagsOrganizational Culture,Self-Awareness,Team Building

September

2024thu05sep8:00 amthu9:30 amCultivating a Trans-Inclusive WorkplaceVirtual Early Riser8:00 am - 9:30 am Event TagsDiversity Equity and Inclusion,Organizational Culture,Self-Awareness

2024tue10sep11:30 amtue1:00 pmExamining Biases and StereotypesIn-Person Lunch & Learn11:30 am - 1:00 pm Event TagsDiversity Equity and Inclusion,Organizational Culture,Self-Awareness

2024wed18sep(sep 18)2:00 pmthu19(sep 19)3:30 pmFinding Flow: A Workshop for Unlocking High Performance & FocusVirtual 2-Part Workshop2:00 pm - 3:30 pm (19) Event TagsOrganizational Culture,Productivity,Self-Awareness

2024tue24sep4:00 pmtue5:00 pmOff the Shelf - The Wonder Switch4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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.

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Community Programs

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

August

2024wed28aug2:00 pmwed3:00 pmDealing with Difficult People2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

September

2024tue24sep4:00 pmtue5:00 pmOff the Shelf - The Wonder Switch4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Need a custom approach to developing your leaders?

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

Align your team and increase your success.

Do you need help creating a plan to develop and grow your people? Our leadership assessment will give you clarity about your biggest opportunities and next steps to align your teams.