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Emerging Leadership Academy Spring 2019

“The problems we have now in communities and societies are going to be resolved only when we are brought together by a common sense that each of us is a visionary…Instead of looking for a great leader, we are in an era where each of us needs to find the great leader in ourselves.”
- Werner Erhard
Strong leaders are at the heart of community problem solving. Our community needs leaders who are prepared and equipped to create lasting social change.
The Emerging Leadership Academy is a dynamic program for the next generation of nonprofit leaders in Central Texas. Participants will develop a deeper understanding of their leadership capacity, advance their ability to lead in the nonprofit sector and strengthen their network of nonprofit peers. The Emerging Leadership Academy delivers a full-day of professional development and includes an individual leadership assessment, take-home resources, the opportunity to participate in a “laser coaching” session with a certified coach, and a closing graduation event.  
Class size is intentionally limited to allow you to engage with and learn from your colleagues in an intimate setting. You'll walk away with insight into your leadership style, a cohort of peers, a plan for your leadership growth and a healthy dose of inspiration. 
The Emerging Leadership Academy is for nonprofit professionals who are in the first decade of their nonprofit careers, or those looking to break into the nonprofit sector.  If you are ready to gain insight into your leadership style and how to leverage it strategically and crave new skills that will help you lead effectively, the Emerging Leadership Academy is for you!  
Prospective participants should register by Noon on April 25, 2019 for the upcoming Emerging Leadership Academy. Please note, there is a limit of two leaders per organization for this Academy.
Attendees should have:
  • A desire to strengthen yourself as a leader and advance the mission of your organization.
  • A demonstrated commitment to personal and professional development.
  • The potential to meaningfully contribute to our social sector by assuming higher and increased levels of leadership.
  • Support from your manager to be out of the office for a day-long session.


  • A full day of interactive learning and peer discussion
  • A Leadership Assessment, valued at $100, to help you better understand your leadership style, strengths and areas for growth:
    • The TTI Success Insights® Behaviors/DISC Assessment was designed to increase your understanding of your leadership style. This powerful, nationally-recognized assessment tool examines the behaviors you bring to the job and the universal language of "how you act," or your observable behavior. The assessment measures how you:
      • React to problems and challenges.
      • Influence others to your point of view.
      • Respond to the pace of the environment.
      • Respond to rules and procedures set by others.
  • The Emerging Leadership Academy Sourcebook of useful information, resources and tools to support you on your leadership journey
  • The opportunity to connect with and learn alongside other emerging nonprofit leaders
  • Participation in a “laser coaching” session with a certified coach
  • A healthy lunch, as well as snacks and drinks to keep you energized
$295 for leaders from member organizations / $395 for leaders from non-member organizations 
Please contact Mary Marcum at marym@missioncapital.org or 512-477-5955 ext. 253.

Mission Capital has a strong commitment to making our services accessible to individuals with special needs and disabilities.  For questions about accessibility or to request accommodations, please contact Mary Marcum at (512) 477-5955 x253 or marym@missioncapital.org. Two weeks advance notice will allow us to provide seamless access.

Mission Capital’s Learning & Leadership Offerings Refund Policy
All cancellation and refund requests must be received IN WRITING at least 2 weeks in advance of the Learning & Leadership offering. Registrants may request a refund of fees paid, minus a $50 administrative fee, by emailing 
marym@missioncapital.org. NO REFUNDS will be processed within two weeks of the event date. Rather than requesting a refund, you may transfer your registration to another staff member, board member, or volunteer by contacting marym@missioncapital.org - all transfer requests must be received at least one week prior to the event date.

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Date: May 16, 2019

Time: 9:00am - 6:00pm

Location: Mission Capital Offices

Presenter: Robin Llewellyn

Member Fee: $295

Non-Member Fee: $395

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