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Executive Leadership Program

Program Overview:  This program is based on the U.S. Office of Personnel Management’s Leadership Effectiveness Framework (LEF), a model for effective leadership/managerial performance. The program helps participants acquire or enhance the LEF competencies needed to become a successful government leader and manager. Participants will complete the following activities: individual needs assessment; leadership development plans; leadership development team activities; developmental work assignment; shadowing assignment; executive interviews; management readings; and four residential training sessions. In order to complete all the components of the program, participants will be away from their position of record for a minimum of three months. Dates and locations for the training sessions will be posted at the Graduate School website below. This program does not involve a promotion or change in position.

Nomination Due Dates:  The nomination package must be received by the nomination deadline for (ELP 2015-1 is April 10, 2014 and ELP 2015-2 is August 6, 2014). Pleases be advised that applicants are advised that their organizations may have different requirements and different deadline dates to submit applications. Please check with your department's training coordinator to determine if there is an internal competitive process before submitting an application to the ELP.