There are four modules with six sessions offered in each:
This module focuses on professional development of leaders – Unconscious bias; leadership style; personal branding, developing leadership networks and using social media to advance leadership agendas. This module helps participants identify key leadership traits as well as helps participants realize their leadership journey. The module includes concrete tools to help participants realize their professional leadership goals and set on a path to achieve them.
This module focuses on the political development of leaders – the Legislative process; advocacy; how to get appointed to a board or commission; overview of California politics; the connection between Sacramento and Washington DC. This module not only helps participants navigate California’s political landscape, it prepares and educates those participating in the political campaign process and explains the political appointments process. Participants will learn from top political experts on the initiative process, how successful political campaigns are run and the role of money in politics. The relationship and influence Sacramento has on National politics will also be discussed. The session ends with concrete tools to help participants navigate California’s unique political process and with a network of political experts who can assist them should they ever consider entering the political arena as an elected or appointed official.
This module focuses on personal development of leaders – telling YOUR story; women changing the rules; going outside your comfort zone; making good decisions and mentoring. This module challenges participants to look at their personal experiences and use them to move forward in their leadership journey.
This module focuses on important policy issues facing the state – the California budget, infrastructure, healthcare, agriculture - and engages participants in the policy discussion. Participants will learn from top policy experts as well as their fellow participants on finding innovative solutions to some of these pressing issues facing California now and in the future.
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