Executive Leadership Development Series

CenterState CEO is offering members a new seven month comprehensive leadership series. The program is presented by CenterState CEO, with curriculum support from the Columbia College of Missouri – Hancock Field, Syracuse University, Le Moyne College, SUNY Empire State College, TEDCenter at University College, SUNY Oswego, Ahern, Murphy & Associates and Leadership Greater Syracuse.

The Executive Leadership Development Series helps executives and rising managers reach the next level by enhancing critical thinking, communication and empowerment skills.  The program will be held at Columbia College of Missouri – Hancock Field.


Course Topics include:

March 16th Communication & Cultivating Professional Relationships

April 13th Motivating & Empowering your Workplace

May 18th Cultural Diversity in the Workplace

June 15th Work Life Balance (New Session)

September 21nd Critical Thinking and Reflection

October 19th The Transformational Leader

November 16th The ROI of Civic Engagement


Candidate Criteria:

  • Recommended a minimum of 5 years professional experience showing progressively increased responsibility
  • A record of accomplishment and experience in one’s respective field
  • Commitment to seven half-day sessions (8:30am to 12pm) over the course of the year; must attend all seven to graduate from program
  • All students will be asked to provide their managers/supervisors with a report of what they have learned at the end of the program.



The Executive Leadership Development Series is available exclusively to CenterState CEO Members for $1199 per person.  Cost will increase to $1299 after January 12th .  Enrollment is limited to 20 participants.



December 1st:   Informational Session at Columbia College - Hancock Field (register at www.centerstateceo.com/events)

January 19th  Application Deadline

February 9th Acceptance decisions made

March 2nd  Kickoff meeting- Meet your classmates and learn more about the program

November 16th Graduation/ Commencement celebration


For more information or an application contact Lisa Metot at (315) 470-1870 or lmetot@centerstateceo.com    

Executive Leadership Development Registration

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