EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
A year-long leadership development experience designed for United Way Chief Executive Officers to hone their capacity to lead in this new world of volatility, uncertainty, ambiguity, and change. The program offers a multidisciplinary leadership development experience that furthers participants’ abilities to build trust and performance – for themselves as leaders and for their organizations – by advancing community impact through collaborative leadership.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Presidents, CEOs and executive directors with more than 1 year of experience may apply for this program upon receiving their board chair’s nomination.
Nominations are open from December to January each year.
Participation in this year-long leadership series is $10,000 for United Way staff in the United States, and $5,000 for United Way staff outside of the United States.
As you plan, keep in mind that this event is eligible for flexible credit use! Check out the flexible credit policy (United Way Online access required) for details about flexible credits.
WHAT YOU'LL LEARN
Program dates and topics for 2020 include:
- February: virtual orientation
- June: Module 1: “Leading the Self" at the Center for Creative Leadership, in Greensboro, North Carolina
- October: Module 2: “Leading the Community” at Deloitte University, in Dallas, Texas
- December: Module 3: “Leading Strategic Change” at United Way Worldwide in Alexandria, Virginia
WHAT OUR ATTENDEES SAY
“I am so blessed to have been a part of this [ELDP]. I feel like a better person, a better leader and a better collaborator. I loved each piece of the program.”
Janel Donohue, President and CEO of Rappahannock United Way