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Schedule of Events

Schedule - Leaders Edge 2021

Timeline of Events

Tuesday, August 3, 2021
 
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1:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Introductions
 
Tuesday, August 10, 2021
 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Chapter 1: Program Introduction & Chapter 2: Intro to Emotional Intelligence
 
Tuesday, August 17, 2021
 
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9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Coaching Session - Group
 
 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Coaching Session - Group
 
Tuesday, September 7, 2021
 
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Session
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Coaching Session - Group
 
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
 
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Session
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Chapter 3: Development Planning
 
Tuesday, October 5, 2021
 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Chapter 4: Leader Communication
 
Tuesday, October 19, 2021
 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Chapter 5: Leadership Styles
 
Tuesday, November 2, 2021
 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Chapter 6: Conflict Management
 
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Chapter 7: Leading Change

The ability of government procurement professionals to successfully guide change in their organizations rests upon unique skills and knowledge beyond those needed in times of constancy. In this session, participants will gain awareness of their own style in encountering change and given tools, the mindsets and strategies for successful change efforts.

Tuesday, November 30, 2021
 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Chapter 8: Influencing Others

In both their organizational and volunteer roles, government procurement professionals often need to enlist the support of others to fulfill their responsibilities. However, they may lack the formal authority to direct others’ efforts. In this session, participants will learn about the importance of power as an enabler for influencing others along with strategies for planning and executing an influence approach.

Tuesday, December 7, 2021
 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Chapter 9: Coaching and Mentoring

Coaching is not just a random conversation, it utilizes a specific set of behaviors and a defined process for evoking peak performance in others. The ability to coach others growth and performance is a critical competency for government procurement professionals interested in leadership. In this session, participants will learn about the mindsets, assumptions, and behaviors associated with coaching others toward peak performance.

Tuesday, December 14, 2021
 
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1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Chapter 10: Leading Teams

As work of government procurement professionals becomes increasingly complex and cross-functional, the use of teams is even more common. Yet, many teams struggle and fail to create value for their organizations. The ability to function effectively on a team and intervene if a team goes off track is critical for leadership success. In this session, participants will gain knowledge about the ingredients of highly successful teams and strategies to help improve their effectiveness.