Eagan, MN (PRWEB) July 15, 2014
MEA’s Utility Leadership Academy (ULA) is offering an online virtual boot camp for up-and-coming leaders in the energy industry. The ULA is working to encourage leadership growth in current energy utility operations employees by offering the 2014 Fall Leadership Boot Camp. This virtual classroom will run from September – November, 2014.
The Fall Leadership Boot Camp follows the successful completion of the Spring Leadership Boot Camp. Spring participants had great things to say about the boot camp. “I enjoyed it all. I guess what’s impactful for me is to learn from my emotional discomforts. Hearing how I can put strategies into place is wonderful,” Boot Camp Participant, 2nd webinar feedback. “The strengths based leadership topic helped most. I am more aware of my leadership style, and that my way of leading, although different from my boss, is valid. This has increased my confidence as a leader and manager,” Boot Camp Participant, program feedback.
The boot camp provides opportunities for new and current leaders to dig deeper into their personal leadership skills.
What is it: Virtual (Online) Boot Camp
Topic focus: Leading Self, Leading Others
Time frame: 3 month program – September, October, November 2014
Time commitment: 60 – 90 minutes per week (approximately)
This personalized program incorporates hard copy, online and live webinar events (also recorded in case participants cannot attend) including:
4 private webinars
Strengths Based Leadership – utilizing the Strengths Finder 2.0 assessment to identify key performance strengths facilitated by Barb Dusek, a professional Leadership Coach, Management Consultant and President of CorSpective.
Emotional Intelligence – using the Emotional Intelligence 2.0 assessment results to understand and employ emotions beneficially inside the workplace facilitated by Barb.
Leadership Trademark – understanding the character and competencies that create a voice of leadership facilitated by Barb.
Fast Forward Your Career – industry specific insights on the seven principles for career success facilitated by book author and former MEA President, Ric Hinkie.
Welcome packet with gift and learning resources
50 Online Leadership Courses from Skillsoft
2 Hardcover Books & Assessments: Strengths Based Leadership & Emotional Intelligence 2.0
Utility specific content
Opportunities to partner with other boot camp participants
Certificate of boot camp completion and up to 1.2 Continuing Education Credits
Space is limited to 20 boot camp participants. Register online today in the Events section at http://www.midwestenergy.org.
For questions, contact Shannon Miller at (651) 289-9600 x110 or shannonm (at) midwestenergy (dot) org.
MEA serves the people that deliver electricity and natural gas to homes and business. MEA (Midwest ENERGY Association) was founded as a trade association over 100 years ago by distribution utilities, whose vision was to improve safety and efficiency. Today, energy delivery companies around the globe benefit from MEA's industry learning seminars, operations summits, and other events. Members collaborated to develop EnergyU, the world's premier online training and testing system for energy delivery companies.