Workshop Series
Leadership Excellence: A Leadership Academy for Experienced Leaders
Build on your current experience and gain actionable strategies to grow as an effective leader.

June 7-8, 2018

9:00AM - 3:00PM (each day)

Rocky Top Student Center on the Quinnipiac University York Hill Campus
305 Sherman Ave, Hamden, CT 06518


Group discounts are available – please contact us directly.

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Event overview

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Being a leader inherently implies having a lot of responsibility. What that responsibility is can vary among leadership roles, but there are some universal ways to be a leader. Enthusiasm, having a vision, problem-solving, promoting teamwork, and delegating tasks are all forms of leadership, but may not come naturally to every leader.  

This course will give you the tools you need to hone your skills as a leader, from earning trust and respect, to leading through crisis and creating a vision to share. As a result, you will have more confidence in your ability to lead, will inspire a more collaborative work environment, and will be able to lead through any situation.

Learning objectives

This 2-day, interactive training experience will cover the most important elements of effective leadership, including:

  • How create, communicate, and share a vision with your team
  • Strategies for improving trust and confidence with your employees
  • How to avoid behaviors that may compromise trust
  • How to address a crisis in an effective and decisive manner
  • Methods to boost teamwork and morale

All attendees will also receive individual assessments in Leadership Competencies, Emotional Intelligence and a Communication Profile.


Who should attend?

This academy will most benefit individuals currently holding mid or upper-level management positions who wish to expand their impact and grow as effective leaders. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • Directors
  • Team Leaders
  • Project Managers
  • Managers

All topics discussed are applicable to a variety of fields and industries.

Topics Covered

Topics Covered

This course explores the following subjects in depth:

  • How to have and share a vision

  • How to set expectations, communicate effectively, and be trustworthy

  • Methods of building confidence in your employees

  • Benefits of being enthusiastic

  • Behaviors that signal serving

  • Pitfalls to avoid such as lack of transparency, neglect, and unwillingness to change or innovate

  • How to influence others and promote teamwork

  • How to be a leader during a crisis

  • Identify key characteristics of leaders

  • Building trust and confidence with employees

  • Avoiding behaviors that undermine leadership

  • Promoting teamwork and esprit de corps

  • Acting decisively and demonstrating leadership in a crisis



Leadership Excellence: A Leadership Academy for Experienced Leaders will be held at:

Rocky Top Student Center on the Quinnipiac University York Hill Campus
305 Sherman Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

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There are numerous hotels in Hamden and the surrounding area for attendees who do not live in the area. Some options include:

Best Western Plus North Haven Hotel (11 min, 6.6 miles)

201 Washington Ave, North Haven, CT 06473

(203) 239-6700

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Hilton Garden Inn Wallingford/Meriden (19 min/14.3 miles)

1181 Barnes Rd, Wallingford, CT 06492

(203) 284-0000

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Omni New Haven Hotel at Yale (20 min, 12.4 miles)

155 Temple St, New Haven, CT 06510

(203) 772-6664

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Business casual dress is required for the Leadership Excellence event.

Event lead

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Joe Carmen
Director of Client Relations for Leadership Development 

Joe Carmen brings close to three decades’ worth of practical, real-world leadership experience to Quinnipiac Corporate Training.  Joe draws from his experiences at West Point and in the US Army as well as various engineering, operations, sales and leadership roles within Fortune 50 corporations and national award-winning schools. Through these various roles, he has developed unique processes for helping organizations succeed by turning management and leadership ideas into action.

Rocky Top Student Center
Quinnipiac University York Hill Campus

305 Sherman Ave, Hamden, CT 06518

June 7-8, 2018

9:00AM - 3:00PM (each day)


Free on-site parking is available.

Register Now >

Questions or Requests?
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