Municipal Government Leadership Academy

The Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy, in cooperation with Oakton Community College, presents a series of leadership workshops for individuals preparing to transition into a leadership position. This workshop examines various leadership styles, and how each style affects employee motivation and performance. Participants will analyze and evaluate their own individual style of leadership in terms of working with staff and practice leadership strategies that maintain and strengthen constructive relationships.

Tuition Fee

  • $75 NIPSTA Members
  • $100 NIPSTA Non-Members
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Strategies for Building a Winning Team 
May 4, 2018 7:00am - 12:00pm

This workshop is for those who lead formal and informal teams. Learn strategies to optimize your group's efforts through teamwork and open communication.
Topics include:
Supervision: What is it?
The characteristics of an effective supervisor
Making the transition: New roles and responsibilities
Defining new working relationships: The transition from "buddy" to boss. 
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Leading Successful Meetings and Briefings 
June 1, 2018 7:00am - 12:00pm 

The success of group sessions is dependent upon a skilled leader and motivated team members. Participants in this workshop will learn techniques to ensure productive and efficient meetings that result in new ideas and clear actions. 
Learn how to:
Match presentation style and materials to the type of meeting 
Time optimize to maximize results
Commit to and follow through on post-meeting actions
Balance team meeting dynamics to ensure productivity
Facilitate meetings with confidence