Apply for Leadership Greater Rochester
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
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 15, 2019
Orientation: Activating Leaders -- required attendance
August 22, 2019
Leadership Retreat (Overnight) -- required attendance
September 19 - 20, 2019
Workforce & Talent
October 24, 2019
Community Impact Project
November 21, 2019
Exploring Our Economic Ecosystem
December 19, 2019
Humanities in Our Community
January 16, 2020
Building a Sustainable Community
February 20, 2020
Working with Local Government
March 19, 2020
Experiencing Public Safety
April 16, 2020
Launching Leaders & Graduation
May 21, 2020
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.
2019-2020 APPLICATION CYCLE
May 3, 2019
June 10 - 21
$1,850 for Chamber Members
$2,300 for Non-members
Tuition Due Date
Tuition will be billed upon acceptance into the program.