Workshop Series
So Now You're The "Boss": New Leader Survival Boot Camp
Stepping into a new leadership role? Join us for a day-long bootcamp to build the skills you need to effectively lead your team through any situation.

March 29, 2018

9:00AM - 3:00PM

Rocky Top Student Center on the Quinnipiac University York Hill Campus
Room RTSC 316
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. And when a leader is not fully prepared, it reflects on the organization or team as a whole.

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 day-long, interactive training experience will help you to:

  • Understand the key characteristics of effective leaders
  • Build trust and confidence with employees
  • Avoid behaviors that undermine leadership
  • Promote teamwork and esprit de corps
  • Act decisively
  • Demonstrate leadership in a crisis

All who attend will also receive a personalized Leadership Skills Assessment at the end of the course.

Who should attend?

This academy will be most beneficial to individuals who are beginning or aspiring to a new leadership role within their organization. This includes, but is not limited to:

  • First time supervisors
  • Team leads
  • Project Managers
  • Managers
  • Emerging Leaders

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

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

What You'll Receive

WHAT You Will Receive

In addition to the intangible skills and strategies that you will build throughout the workshop, this program provides all attendees with:

  • An interactive learning setting that provides the opportunity to apply the program's concepts in a risk-free environment.
  • Copies of all materials used throughout the course, including:
    • Instructor guide
    • Participant guide
    • Presentation slideshow
    • Learning summary
  • A personalized Leadership Competency Assessment that will provide a detailed overview of your strengths as a leader and as well as your opportunities for growth.
  • A continental breakfast, lunch, and light afternoon snack.

Location & Directions


The New Leader Boot Camp 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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Business casual dress is required at the New Leader Boot Camp.

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.  Joseph 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 06514

March 29, 2018

9:00AM - 3:00PM


Register Now >

Group discounts are available – please contact us directly.