Management & Leadership Institute

 
2021-2022 WASFAA Jerry R. Sims Management & Leadership Institute
March 23-25, 2022
Tempe Mission Palms Hotel and Conference Center
Tempe, AZ

            
 
Join us for the Jerry R. Sims 2021-2022 Management & Leadership Institute on March 23-25 at the Tempe Mission Palms Hotel.  With an exciting theme of "Building People in the Aid Office". This will be a dynamic and interactive experience focusing on practical steps to expand your influence as a leader. Registration fee is $550, which includes the training, materials, hotel, and the meals listed below. Travel and other expenses are the responsibility of the attendee. 

***Registration for 2022 MLI is now closed as the program has reached capacity.  We hope to see you next time! 

The tentative schedule for the event is below. 

Wednesday, March 23
7:00-8:00 am                   Breakfast Buffet
8:00-8:30 am                   Welcome/Icebreakers
8:30-10:15 am                 Introduction, Overview of Empowerment Leadership
10:15-10:30 am               Break
10:30 am-12:00 pm        Building & Maintaining Trust
12:00-1:00 pm                 Lunch
1:00-2:45 pm                   Empowering Individuals by Creating the Conditions for Excellence
2:45-3:15 pm                   Break
3:15-5:00 pm                   Avoiding Burnout Personally and with Those You Lead
6:00-8:00 pm                   Reception
 
Thursday, March 24
7:00-8:00 am                   Breakfast Buffet
8:00-8:30 am                   Starred Thoughts from Day 1
8:30-10:15 am                 Empowering Teams Through Belonging
10:15-10:30 am               Break
10:30 am-12:00 pm        Succeeding as a Cross-Generational Team
12:00-1:00 pm                 Lunch
1:00-1:45 pm                   Mentoring & Being Mentored
1:45-2:45 pm                   Leading from Where You Are
2:45-3:15 pm                   Break
3:15-5:00 pm                   Communication & Managing Conflict
5:00 pm-??                       Dinner on your own
 
Friday, March 25
7:00-8:00 am                   Breakfast Buffet
8:00-8:30 am                   Starred Thoughts from Day 2
8:30-9:45 am                   Volunteerism: Opportunities & Benefits
9:45-10:00 am                 Break
10:00-11:30 am               Capstone/Wrap-Up

For questions, please contact Art Young, MLI Chair, at artyoung@arizona.edu. Stay safe and we look forward to seeing you in the spring!