Building Leaders

"It's not textbook. It's not Q&A. It's open-ended questions. It's conversations. It's a fantastic class." Jim Scherer- President, Scherer Mazda


Building Leaders is a unique two and a half day interactive workshop for emerging leaders.

Join us for a no-holds barred exchange where emerging leaders will explore their leadership assumptions, share experiences, expand their perspectives and develop their own unique philosophy of leadership. In this interactive program, participants will enhance their self-awareness; gain a deeper understanding of how they are viewed by others; and develop critical leadership skills in such key areas as:

  • Conflict Management
  • Emotional Intelligence
  • Leading Up
  • Delegation
  • Difficult Conversations
  • Trust Building
  • Change Management
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Motivation and Engagement

Assessments are used in a feedback process that will help you identify your strengths and those areas that may be holding you back.

Individual coaching increases the impact of assessment feedback by translating results into action. Coaching is offered to each participant and will take place after the program.

The Facilitators

Tom Bower holds a B.S. degree in Business Administration from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. President of Bower Communications, he is an executive coach, facilitator and management consultant for businesses and individuals. Tom consults with an emphasis on personal leadership, performance- based methods and communications.

Becky Wood is a Management and Leadership Instructor in the Foster College of Business at Bradley University. She received her MBA degree in Business from Bradley University and attended Bethel College in Mishawaka, Indiana where she studied Business. Becky specializes in building interpersonal effectiveness in organizations and helping leaders develop the skills to manage for results.

Coming in Fall 2018:

Building Leaders
October 3-5, 2018

October registration information coming soon.

Location:  Peoria NEXT Innovation Center, 801 West Main Street, Peoria, IL 61606

Program Fee: Coming Soon

Cancellation and Transfer Policy

Registrants who cancel less than 2 weeks prior to the starting day of the program will be charged 50% of the tuition to cover administrative costs.