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  • Application Deadline
    May 1st, 2017

    Interviews
    June 14 - 20, 2017

    Class Notifications
    June 23, 2017

    Tuition
    $1,850 for Chamber Members* $2,300 for Non-members
    *The Rochester Area Chamber of Commerce provides a $350.00 scholarship for all chamber member participants in the LGR program.

    Scholarship
    The Rochester Chamber of Commerce Foundation provides one scholarship per LGR class for a small - mid size business. If interested, please fill out this form.

    Tuition Due Date
    August 1, 2017 - Tuition will be billed upon acceptance into the program.

     

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  • Apply for LGR

  • Now accepting applications for the 2017-18 LGR class. 

    Applications are due on May 1, 2017.  All applicants will be notified whether they move forward to the essay round on May 12th, 2017.
    Those who move forward to round two will be sent an essay prompt to complete by May 23, 2017. Essay round applicants will be notified the week of June 2, 2017 whether or not they will be invited to interview the week of June 14, 2017.
    Interview applicants will be notified by June 23, 2017 as to whether or not they have been accepted into the LGR class of 2017-18.

     

  • CREDENTIALS & QUALIFICATIONS FOR APPLICANTS CREDENTIALS & QUALIFICATIONS FOR APPLICANTS

    LGR CREDENTIALS & QUALIFICATIONS

    Leadership Greater Rochester is accepting applications from individuals who have the desire and capacity to take their leadership strengths to a higher level in order to help their communities, professions, and organizations. While the program is designed to assemble a unique and diverse cohort of high-potential leaders, the most successful applicants to the Leadership Greater Rochester program share certain characteristics:

    EXPERIENCED PROFESSIONAL: Individuals are accomplished professionals who have a breadth and depth of professional experience. Though “quality” is not easily measured in time, the majority of applicants have at least 5 years of professional experience, and are at a point in their careers where their participation in the program will be felt for many years to come.

    DEMONSTRATED PRIOR LEADERSHIP: Individuals are interested in building on their established record of meaningful leadership. (Note: LGR is not an introductory course on leadership.)

    RESPONSIVE TO FEEDBACK: Individuals willingly seek, humbly accept, and actively respond to feedback.

    ACCEPTING OF DIVERSE POINTS OF VIEW: Individuals welcome opportunities to interact with and learn from others with different backgrounds or perspectives.

    IN POSITION OF INFLUENCE: Individuals are expected to take action and make change in their communities or organizations, so they must have the opportunity to ffect change

    CIVIC-MINDED: Individuals are willing and eager to take actions to improve our community.

    READY TO COMMIT: The Leadership Greater Rochester program is rigorous and intense. Over the course of the ten-month program, individuals are required to be onsite for 12 days and spend numerous hours engaging in curriculum, including the Community Impact Project.

  • LGR GENERAL APPLICATION 2017-2018 (NON-MAYO CLINIC APPLICANTS) LGR GENERAL APPLICATION 2017-2018 (NON-MAYO CLINIC APPLICANTS)

    Welcome to round one of the LGR application process.
    Applications will be accepted April 10, 2017 through May 1, 2017.  There are two portions of this application, a video application and a resume uploading portion. Please note, your application is not complete and will not be reviewed unless both parts of the application are complete by May 1, 2017.

    Video introduction application: 

    Using the Flipgrid application, upload your introduction. You will need to enter the passcode LGR2018 to access the application. Your videos will not be shown to anyone other than the review committee. 

    Written application:

    General Information and Resume

    If the above link does not work, please cut and paste the below link in your browser. Please note, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox are the preferred browsers to use. 

    https://www.formpl.us/form/5903522132393984

    If you have any questions, please contact Kaylie McGregor at 506-424-5678 or kmcgregor@rochestermnchamber.com.

  • APPLY NOW 2017-2018 (Mayo Clinic internal only) APPLY NOW 2017-2018 (Mayo Clinic internal only)

    All Mayo Clinic employees should apply through this link to access the internal application process.  Applications will be accepted April 10, 2017 through May 2, 2017.
    Please use the application link below to submit your application. Please note that you will need to upload a current resume with your file, named with your first and last name, ex: janesmith, in the application form.

    APPLY HERE

    If the above link does not work, please cut and paste the link below in your browser window: note Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox work best.

    https://www.formpl.us/form/4884006954860544

    If you have any questions, please contact Sue Fargo-Prosser at FargoProsser.Susan@mayo.edu.

     

  • BENEFITS TO PROGRAM PARTICIPATION BENEFITS TO PROGRAM PARTICIPATION

    LGR PROGRAM BENEFITS

    Through 92 true class hours and approximately 60 additional donated hours in project time, the Leadership Greater Rochester program provides:

    • Sessions conducted and facilitated by local experts and community leaders 

    • Access to LGR alumni eager to connect participants to their expertise, network, and community involvement

    • Requirement for participants to identify and work with a mentor throughout the program

    • Strengths coaching by Leadership Vision Consulting 

    • Attendance of the Chamber’s annual Day at the Capitol event 

    • Attendance of a Chamber of Commerce networking event to grow professional role in the community

    • Both an overnight and single day retreat to Camp Victory with ropes course 

    • Skills acquired, including but not limited to: use of Google Drive and Google Groups, committee formation and leadership, Strengthsfinder application through Leadership Development Plan, team structure application through Community Impact Project process.
  • SESSIONS FOR LGR 2017-18 SESSIONS FOR LGR 2017-18

    SESSIONS FOR LGR CLASS OF 2017-18

    Please review your schedule to make sure you are available for all dates before applying. 

    Orientation: Activating Leaders
    August 24

    Leadership Retreat (Overnight) -- must be in attendance
    September 14-15

    Exploring Our Economic Ecosystem
    October 12

    Workforce & Talent
    October 13

    Community Impact Project
    November 9

    Humanities in Our Community
    December 7

    Art of Leadership Communication
    January 18

    Building a Sustainable Community
    February 8

    Engaging in Local Government
    March TBD

    Experiencing Public Safety
    April 12

    Launching Leaders & Graduation
    May 17

  • For more information about Leadership Greater Rochester, please contact Vice President of Workforce Development, Julie Brock or call (507) 424-5687.