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Leadership Keweenaw

The Keweenaw Chamber of Commerce is now accepting applications to the 2020 Leadership Keweenaw Program. The program, which offers participants an opportunity to gain valuable leadership skills and networking opportunities, will begin in January and run through June 2020.

Enrollees accepted into the program will participate in six full-day sessions. Each session will feature topic experts and interactive activities reinforcing key leadership skills in the areas of finance, communication & culture, strategic planning, emotional intelligence, community engagement, and human resources.

Leadership Keweenaw

Program Overview

Leadership Skill and Character Trait Development
Each month, Leadership Keweenaw participants build skills through interactive sessions.

Community Speakers
Leadership Keweenaw participants hear from local experts on topics pertinent to the community.

Networking
Participants have many opportunities to network with other participants and community leaders that are involved with the program.

After completing the Leadership Keweenaw program, participants will be able to:

  • Appraise their leadership capabilities to focus on strength, skills, and expertise.
  • Apply the Leadership concepts and practices at their workplace and/or in the community.
  • Gain a broad understanding of the different business organizations and the cultural differences.
  • Prepare to step into a leadership role within the community or with your employer.
  • Commit to lifelong learning and professional development.

2020 Program Schedule (9AM - 4:30PM)

January 16 - Emotional Intelligence @ Finlandia University Jutila Center #323 Hancock

February 20 - Communication + Culture @ Michigan Tech ATDC Conference Room Houghton

March 19 - Strategic Planning @ Lakeshore Center Community Room #123 Houghton

April 16 - Finance @ Calumet National Park Building

May 14 - Human Resources @ Bluffs Senior Living Center Houghton

June 11 - Community Engagement @ Finlandia University Jutila Center #323 Hancock