City of Portsmouth, Virginia, Human Resources Management Department will be offering Leadership Academy program to promote continuous leadership learning and professional development. This program will offer a wide range of leadership topics to participants, who are upper and middle managers. It is designed to benefit the team Portsmouth and empower participants to elevate the city’s brand image and lead the city employees. The ultimate goal is to become the best municipal government that communicate, collaborate, and celebrate with thecommunity.
This Leadership program will be a year-long program and will consist of a combination of classroom instruction and practicum. With this curriculum structure, participants will be able to apply the knowledge they gained from the training. Various leadership topics will be facilitated by HRM staff, current city leadership, and guest speakers. The program will cover various facets of leadership development with post-training support and outcome measure assessments.
The Human Resources Management department will be offering Emerging Leadership Academy program also this year. This program is for current supervisor or seasoned city employees with leadership potential, who want challenges in their leadership development.