Leadership Program

McLeod For Tomorrow Brochure 2017-2018

Click here to download the McLeod For Tomorrow Leadership Application 

What Is The Need?

Complex challenges are impacting the communities in which we live.  Addressing these challenges requires leaders equipped with new tools and resources for decision making and citizen action.

How The Program Works

Participants gather one day each month in the communities throughout the county.  Each day includes leadership training, meeting with community leaders and tour of businesses and organizations in that particular community.  Participants will tour, study and dine together.  Each day ends with reflections and discussion on the application of the information learned.

Who Can Participate

Each class is comprised of a maximum of 24 participates who either live or work in McLeod County.  Participants can be current or emerging leaders who demonstrate an interest in the future of our county.

Why Should A Business Sponsor An Employee?

The program provides high quality professional development at a very low cost.

Employers gain employee who:

  • Increase their personal leadership, communication and team skills
  • Have a greater understanding of the demographics, economics and opportunities in McLeod County communities
  • Improve visionary leadership and ability for “big picture” thinking
  • Are able to build professional networks and promote their respective business or organization
  • Increase capacity to address critical issues and challenges

How Do Participants Benefit?

You will..

  • Develop a base of leadership knowledge and skills including effective communication, facilitation and conflict management
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of your personal leadership style and how to work with others more effectively
  • Build personal and professional networks with community leaders and organizations through the county
  • Develop confidence and skills necessary to serve in leadership roles

Registrations are due by July 15, 2018

Program Schedule (2018 Coming soon)

Typical session runs 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
* February 3, 2018 – Winterfest, County Day event

September 28, 2017 -McLeod County History-Hutchinson
Beginning Your Leadership Journey
October 26, 2017-Winsted
A Vistion for the Future
November 16, 2017-Lester Prairie
Facilitative Leadership to Build Organizations
December 21, 2017-Hutchinson
A Leader for the Future
January 25, 2018-Glencoe
Leading Through Conflict
* February 4, 2017-McLeod County Fairgrounds
This is a required event participation. 
February 22, 2018– Brownton/Stewart
Engaging Newcomers in Rural Communities
March 22, 2018—Glencoe
Leadership For the Common Good
April 26, 2018-Plato
The Changing World of Agriculture
May 17, 2018-Silver Lake/Biscay
Collective Leadership and Graduation
Session begins at 9:00 a.m. and Graduation at 4:30 p.m.