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Leadership Institute | Module 2: Employee Engagement & Coaching

Jul 07 9:00 AM - Jul 07, 2020 4:30 PM
Jul 07, 2020 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

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The League’s Leadership Institute is designed to help emerging and mid-level managers build their leadership skills to more effectively prepare for succession planning and promotion. This program includes six workshop-style classroom sessions on a variety of topics and the development of an action plan to extend the experience beyond the classroom. Students are encouraged to partner with their supervisor to tailor the plan to fit their professional growth plan.

Registration will be coming soon. For additional details, contact Jennifer Esser.


Module 2: Employee Engagement & Coaching

Real leadership is not about creating followers, but more leaders. Explore the relationship between coaching and feedback and get tips for overcoming the challenges of doing it effectively.  Learn how to use the F.A.S.T. method for feedback, a 5-step dialog model for coaching and practice critical communication strategies. (.7 CEUs)


Mark Brewer | Senior Consultant, The CARA Group, Inc.

Mark is an expert in management and leadership development with over 25 years experience financial services, engineering, manufacturing, telecommunications and retail industries at companies like Kohl’s, Arthur Andersen and Motorola. He specializes in helping business leaders master talent development best practices to drive performance and engagement in their teams and in their organizations.

Mark has extensive experience with performance management processes, leadership development programs, talent management and succession planning systems, executive coaching and management training.


Pyle Center at the University of Wisconsin
702 Langdon Street, Madison, WI 53706
p: (608) 262-1122


$3,195 regular | $2,995 early bird, by July 24, 2020

What’s included:

  • 4.2 total continuing education units (CEUs) from the University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee School of Continuing Education
  • Certificate of completion from University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of 
    Continuing Education
  • Earn a designation of Certified Wisconsin Credit Union Leader (CWCUL) designation from The League [must complete at least 5 of the 6 sessions]
  • Six hands-on classroom sessions taught by leaders in their field with years of expertise putting theory into practice in the real world
  • Lunch at all six full-day classroom sessions
  • Continental breakfast at all six classroom sessions
  • Top 5 CliftonStengths assessment included  in registration fee. Access to the assessment will be provided prior to the first class.
  • The book Crucial Conversations: Tools for When the Stakes are High by Kerry Patterson,  Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan & Al Switzler
  • Orientation materials provided for the Blue Sky Strategy module ahead of course.
  • A personalized action plan following each module that includes 1-2 measurable items to be practiced on the job
  • Small class size limited to 20 students

This type of leadership training is valued at over $5,500.

Additional Info

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Topics Covered

  • Leadership
  • In-Person

Sponsored By

Federal Home Loan Bank of Chicago