Leadership Essentials for Managers


Leadership Essentials 2018 Cohort

Top row, from left: Timothy Poulin, Sean Collins, Bortie Teh, Barry O'Connor Jr., Jeanne McColl; Bottom row, from left: Stephanie Cruz, Walter Ducharme, Karina Wood, Beatrice McGeoch

In the Leadership Essentials Certification Program, managers at CCRI will come together monthly over the course of one year for training and professional development. Workshops will be highly interactive and engaging sessions, specifically designed for leaders working at CCRI.


Leadership Essentials for Managers is intended for CCRI staff who lead teams or departments of 4 or more employees. We will be selecting no more than 20 managers to participate in the program who demonstrate a commitment to learning and growing as a manager and leader at CCRI.

Program Details

The Leadership Essentials Certification Program includes 12 monthly workshops, which will take place the fourth Thursday of each month from 9:00-11:30 AM on the Knight Campus.

Workshop topics will include: Coaching and Feedback, Managing Workplace Conflict, Strategic Thinking and Decision Making, and more.

Here's a full program calendar.

Benefits of Participation

Participants in the Leadership Essentials Certification Program will:

  • Receive a $600 stipend upon completion of the program
  • Learn from leadership and management experts about best practices and approaches
  • Gain tools and skills to support and coach direct reports, build teams, and handle workplace challenges
  • Connect and build relationships with other supervisors and managers across CCRI
  • Receive an official certification of completion

Sign Up

Contact Lizzie Pollock, Project Director for the Office of Institutional Equity, at ecpollock@ccri.edu or 401-825-1030 to sign up and for any questions.

Nominate a Colleague

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Last Updated: 3/13/19