Leadership in the City
Thursday, June 22nd, 2017
Are you interested in Extension in urban areas and ready to improve your knowledge, skills, and results? Participate in this new comprehensive professional development program to learn about leadership, networks, innovation, and management. This online program will prepare you, as an Extension professional, to be relevant locally, responsive statewide, and recognized nationally. The program was developed based on a foundation of entrepreneurial theory and urban Extension practice and will build upon existing leadership experiences, management training, and Extension professional development. You will learn from experienced leaders; apply what you learn in your city, region, or state; engage in critical thinking and creative problem solving; and participate in online collaborative learning. Each competency-based module incorporates interactive digital delivery and the flipped classroom model for active learning and engagement. Through this course, you will meet peers from across the country and develop a plan and portfolio of resources to improve your leadership ability and community conditions. The investment in the program is $500 plus a commitment to work hard and have fun investing 8-14 hours per week. The eight-week online course begins September 8. This course is led by Dr. Julie Fox from Ohio State University Extension. Complete details and registration can be found at https://cityextension.osu.edu/leadership. The deadline for registration is August 25 and is limited to 20 participants.