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  • LEADERSHIP GREATER ROCHESTER 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 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. Ideal applicants will 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.

  • LGR 2019-20 Sessions LGR 2019-20 Sessions

    SESSIONS FOR LGR CLASS OF 2019-2020

    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 15th, 2019

    Orientation: Activating Leaders -- required attendance
    August
     22nd, 2019

    Leadership Retreat (Overnight) -- required attendance
    September 19th - 20th, 2019

    Workforce & Talent
    October 17th, 2019

    Community Impact Project
    November 21, 2019

    Exploring Our Economic Ecosystem
    December 19th, 2019

    Humanities in Our Community
    January 16th, 2020

    Building a Sustainable Community
    February 20th, 2020

    Working with Local Government
    March 19th, 2020

    Experiencing Public Safety 
    April 16th, 2020

    Launching Leaders & Graduation
    May 21, 2020

  • SCHOLARSHIPS
    The Rochester Chamber Area of Commerce is able to provide partial tuition scholarships based off of demonstrable need. If interested, please fill out this form.

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  • 2019-2020 APPLICATION CYCLE

    Application Deadline
    May 3, 2019

    Interviews
    June 10 - 21

    Acceptance
    June 26

    Tuition
    $1,850 for Chamber Members

    $2,300 for Non-members

    Tuition Due Date 
    Tuition will be billed upon acceptance into the program.

     

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