Visionary Leadership Fund

Leadership Development Initiatives


Examples of Leadership Development Initiatives

The following examples of strategies, programs and approaches are provided as a source of ideas but are not intended to limit thinking about the best way to achieve the unique leadership development objectives of each proposed leader or emerging leader and each specific organization.

  1. Conferences and or workshops that are part of a larger leadership development strategy
  2. Training and or coaching either brought in house or provided externally. One such coach is www.ctthompsonconsulting.com
  3. Courses or certificates offered by local colleges and universities that are directly related to building leadership capacity/characteristics, not merely content or field knowledge
  4. Succession planning
  5. NELI (Nonprofit Executive Leadership Institute at Bryn Mawr College Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research): Certificate for Executive Leaders or Certificate for Ascending Leaders
  6. The Non Profit Center at La Salle University: Leadership Development options including CLEAR Circles for Executive Directors and Emerging Leaders
  7. Leadership Philadelphia