Application Deadline
    May 1, 2018

    $1,850 for Chamber Members

    $2,300 for Non-members

    Tuition Due Date
    July 27, 2018 - Tuition will be billed upon acceptance into the program.

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  • LGR 2018 Retreat


    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 grow. 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 with a breadth and depth of professional experience. Applicants should have at least 5 years of professional experience, and be at a point in their careers where their participation in the program will be felt for years to come.

    DEMONSTRATED PRIOR LEADERSHIP: Individuals are interested in building on an already established record of meaningful leadership. 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.

    POSITION OF INFLUENCE: Individuals are expected to take action and make an impact in their communities or organizations, thus must have the opportunity to affect change.

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

    READY TO COMMIT: Individuals are required to be onsite for 11 full sessions from roughly 7:30am - 5:00pm, including an overnight retreat, and spend numerous hours engaging in program curriculum inside and outside of session time, including the Community Impact Project.

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

    Leadership Greater Rochester Social 
    Attendance not mandatory, but highly encouraged
    August 9th

    Orientation: Activating Leaders -- required attendance
    August 16th

    Leadership Retreat (Overnight) -- required attendance
    September 13th - 14th

    Exploring Our Economic Ecosystem
    October 11th

    Workforce & Talent
    November 8th

    Community Impact Project
    November 15th

    Humanities in Our Community
    December 13th

    Art of Leadership Communication
    January 17th

    Building a Sustainable Community
    February 14th

    Engaging in Local Government
    March TBD

    Experiencing Public Safety
    April 11th

    Launching Leaders & Graduation
    May 16th


    For more information about Leadership Greater Rochester, please contact Workforce Development & Education Coordinator, Sam Gill, or call (507) 424-5687.