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 22nd                          Communication & Cultivating Professional Relationships

April 26th                              Motivating & Empowering your Workplace

May 24th                                Cultural Diversity in the Workplace

June 21st                                Work Life Balance (New Session)

September 27th                   Critical Thinking and Reflection

October 25th                         The Transformational Leader

November 22nd                    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 over the course of the year; must attend all six to graduate from program (8:30am to 12pm)
  • 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 6th                      Informational Session

January 25th                         Application Deadline

February 8th                          Acceptance decisions made

February 28th                        Kickoff meeting- Meet your classmates and learn more about the program

November 22nd                     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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