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2023 CWEA Leadership Training Program

May 25, 2023
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Join CWEA’s Leadership Development Committee for this one-day CWEA Leadership Training Program with speaker Van Potter.


Topics to be covered:


LEADERSHIP COMPETENCIES: Explore the complimentary differences between leadership and management skills and which skills serve leaders best in their role.

TEAM COMPETENCIES: Discover the skills required to develop a synergistic work force including hiring and managing for diversity and effective performance.

CONFLICT MANAGEMENT: Managing diverse, effective teams requires an appreciation of conflict. Learn about harnessing the power of conflict through dialogue to increase team performance.

MANAGING FORMER PEERS: Discuss strategies to help navigate what can be a difficult transition from peer to manager.

GENERATIONAL LEADERSHIP: Gain an overview of generational differences in the workforce and discuss strategies to reduce problems, harness conflict, and enhance collaboration.

COACHING SKILLS: Learn how the ability to develop the capacity of direct reports through coaching creates a more engaged workforce, a better organizational climate, and improved performance.


Interested in being a sponsor? Contact Amy Lai at 510.382.7800 x103 or alai@cwea.org for more details.






Sessions information is not available at this time.

Ray William Richard
Organization: William Ray Consulting

Bill is Owner/President of William Ray Consulting, LLC, a consulting firm specializing in technical and compliance assistance to the environmental lab community. He has 50 years of experience in the lab profession. Bill has developed training tools; conducted training, laboratory assessment, and provided assistance in reviewing regulatory compliance from the laboratory perspective.