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SESSION 1: Intro/Self Evaluation
October 18-19 (Bowling Green, KY)
• Introduction/Icebreaker Activity
• History of Our Water
• Understanding your individual leadership qualities and strength

SESSION 2: Internal Communication
November 15-16 (Chattanooga, TN)
• Communicating with Peers
• Security of Content/Records Management
• Strategic Communications
• Crisis Communications
• Conflict Management

SESSION 3: External Communication
February 7-8 (Louisville, KY)
• Communicating Effectively and Professionally
• Presentation Skills
• Community Outreach/Stakeholder engagement
• Media Relations
• Crisis Communications
• Social Media

  

SESSION 4: Finance/Budgets/Rates/Risk
March 21-22 (Knoxville, TN)
• Accounting
• Finance
• Funding Sources (bonds, grants, loans, etc)
• Budget
• Rates
• Regulatory Commissions (KY-TN)
• Risk Management/Safety

SESSION 5: Leadership Style
April 18-19 (Lexington, KY)
• Styles of Leadership
• Strengthening Your Team and Leadership
• Engaging and Developing Others
• Inspiring and Motivation People

SESSION 6: Industry Perspective/Trends
May 16-17 (Nashville, TN)
• Industry Perspectives
• Stormwater, Wastewater and Drinking Water Trends

GRADUATION
August 18-21 (WPC19 - Louisville, KY)

   PROPOSED AGENDA

DAY 1
• Arrive by noon
• Lunch / Icebreaker
• Afternoon Program led by Water Professionals Leadership
• Happy Hour / Dinner with Class

DAY 2
• Breakfast
• Interactive session
• Lunch and travel home

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