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Our First Leadership Program Graduates 2020

Updated: Nov 17, 2020

API Graduates First Leadership Program Cohort for 2020

The API Virtual Leadership Program enabled participants to understand API’s philosophy and the mission of Job Corps, discuss critical functions of leadership, and recognize how their role impacts their Job Corps Center and the company. Each new leader gained a deeper understanding of their self, how to be a better team leader and team member and how to positively impact his or her Job Corps center. Classes took place between March – October and the topics that were covered are listed below:

March 5: Session Title: Job Corps and API’s Philosophy/Vision/Mission

March 19: Session Title: PRH

April 2: Session Title: Transition from Employee to Supervising/Leading

April 16: Session Title: Organization Chart and Chain of Command

May 7: Session Title: Understanding Roles and Knowing How to Interact with the Center, Corporate and Region

May 21: Session Title: Interview, Select, Hire and Train New Staff

June 11: Session Title: Evaluating Staff

June 25: Session Title: Dealing with Discipline and Performance

July 9: Session Title: Team Building

July 23: Session Title: Effective Communication and Feedback

August 6: Session Title: Meeting Protocols and Processes

August 20: Session Title: Purchasing

September 10: Session Title: Property

September 24: Session Title: Budget

October 8: Session Title: Lollipop Leadership (the power of influence)

October 22: Graduation: Westover JCC

October 23: Graduation: Shriver JCC

These new leaders have the power to mold their future and the future of API with Accountability, Performance and Integrity. Applications for Cohort 2 for Westover, Shriver and Wind River will be taken in February 2021 with the course beginning in March 2021. For center staff who are interested in the program, please contact your Center Director.

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