Leadership Essentials from ASPIRE

Leadership Essentials 2024 is a six-month leadership development program for emerging leaders offered through Loyola University Maryland, in collaboration with Leadership Howard County. From December 2023 – June 2024, a diverse cohort of approximately 25 individuals from the private, public, and nonprofit sectors will strengthen their leadership skills through full-day sessions, one-on-one coaching, and a community service project. 

Core Components

Skill-building Sessions: The full cohort will meet 1-2 times/month for sessions on leadership topics such as self-awareness, communication skills, high performing teams, conflict management, and more. Sessions are facilitated by subject matter experts.

Leadership Coaching: Participants will meet one-on-one with a leadership coach twice/month to determine personal and professional goals, explore challenges at work, and create an action plan. Coaches will help participants develop critical thinking skills, strengthen relationships, and manage conflict.

Community Impact Projects: Teams from the cohort will support a local nonprofit and further develop their teamwork, project management, and communication skills.

Learn More

Email Katherine Keefe or schedule an informational meeting on zoom to learn more.

Attend a virtual information session to ask questions, meet other candidates, and hear from program alumni:

August 10, 2023 at 8:30am

September 14, 2023 at 5:00pm

September 29, 2023 at 9:00am

https://loyola.zoom.us/j/6090728986 Meeting ID: 609 072 8986

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The Leadership Essentials 2024 application is due on October 9, 2023. 

If you have any questions, please contact Katherine Keefe, LE Program Consultant at kkeefe@loyola.edu

Leadership Essentials is offered in collaboration with Leadership Howard County.