EAST LANSING, Mich. — The Great Lakes Leadership Academy (GLLA) at Michigan State University Extension is now accepting applications for the seventh cohort of the Leadership Advancement Program (LAP). This will be the academy’s first LAP cohort since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic over a year ago.
LAP includes eight multi-day sessions that occur over nine months beginning in September of this year and concluding next June 2022. Participants in the program will experience learning modules in locations across the state of Michigan and beyond. GLLA builds awareness for personal behaviors, experiences and preferences that influence styles of leadership. The goal is to support transformational leaders who have the knowledge and skills to lead self and others toward the common good.
Graduates of LAP demonstrate improved leadership skills across the following domains:
- Emotional Resilience
- Cultural Competence
- Personal and Professional Development
- Knowledge and Perspectives
- Visibility as Leaders
The GLLA promotes positive change, economic vitality, resource conservation, and enhances the quality of life in Michigan by encouraging leadership for the common good. The academy has grown an expansive network of more than 450 alumni and 150+ Michigan based organizations and agencies which include executives and directors of government agencies, nonprofits, private businesses, and public offices.
The need for good leadership is constant and this is an especially important time to strengthen leadership in communities and organizations. To learn more about the Great Lakes Leadership Academy and the ways we encourage leadership for the common good, please visit glla.msu.edu. Apply today at https://events.anr.msu.edu/gllaleadership/.
— Michigan State ANR
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