Leadership Development Program


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Human Resource Management presents a leadership academy program to promote continuous leadership learning and professional development! This program will offer a wide range of leadership skill development topics to participants. It is designed to benefit the New Portsmouth and empower participants to elevate the city’s brand image and lead city employees.  The ultimate goal is to become the best municipal government that communicates, collaborates, and celebrates with the community.

Our leadership program runs less than a year and consists 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 Human Resource Management, current city leadership, and guest speakers. The program will cover various facets of leadership skill development with post-training support and outcome measure assessments. 

Globe-PNG-ClipartGlobal Leadership Academy (GLA)

This program is for current supervisors who want to participate in a challenging leadership development academy program. 

This program runs less than a year with a series of 4-hour training sessions each month. 

This academy will require an application process to gain commitment from the potential participants and support from their department head. 

GLA class information

GLA Orientation
Global Leadership and Diversity Management
10/30/2018, 8am-12pm
Emotional intelligence11/14/2018, 1pm-5pm
Project Management12/4/2018, 1pm-5pm
Values & Ethics1/10/2019, 1pm-5pm
Information Analysis and Problem Solving2/5/2019, 8am-12pm
Vision to Mission3/6/2019, 1pm-5pm
Total Quality Management4/11/2019, 8am-12pm
Organizational Leadership5/7/2019, 1pm-5pm
Leadership Plan Review
Wrap-up Session
6/5/2019, 1pm-5pm

The classroom sessions will take place in the Human Resource Management Training Room located on the 2nd floor of City Hall.

Competitive applicants who demonstrate leadership qualities are ideal candidates.

GLA applications, including the applicant’s resume and department head’s recommendation are due to Human Resource Management by October 5, 2018. 

To apply and obtain your department head's recommendation, please visit the links below:  

* The online fillable application and recommendation linked below are in adobe pdf format. In case of difficulties, please use the Windows Internet Explorer as a browser to access the site and open the application.

**We do recommend that applicants use Internet Explorer 11 or higher to open the application.

GLA Application                  Department Head Recommendation

Emerging Leadership Academy (ELA)

This program is a competitive 9-month leadership development program with a series of 2-hour training sessions for current supervisors and those who aspire to learn leadership skills. This program is designed to enhance and develop your leadership abilities and effectiveness through:  understanding and awareness of concepts and techniques relevant to leadership practices; broader understanding of leadership; and interactive learning and effective communication.  The overall goals of the grogram are:

* Learn and use the best practices to assess and develop your own leadership skills.

* Develop individual leadership skills with enhanced knowledge and develop an effective plan.

* Work on real issues/challenges with confidence.

* Increase engagement and commitment to the city and the community.

This academy will require an application process to gain commitment from the potential participants and support from their department head.   

ELA Class Information

ELA Orientation
Keys to Leadership Success 

the 5 Dysfunctions of a team
10/31/2018, 3pm-5pm
Leadership Transition
11/7/2018, 1pm-3pm
Leadership Communication
12/6/2018, 8am-10am
Effective Leadership
To be announced
Emotional Intelligence
To be announced
Leadership Plan Review (Group 1)
To be announced
Leadership Plan Review (Group 2)
To be announced
Project Management
To be announced
Advanced Presentation Skills
To be announced
Developing, and Retaining Employees 
(Employee Engagement)
Wrap up Session

To be announced

The classroom sessions will take place in the Human Resource Management Training Room located on the 2nd floor of City Hall.


Competitive applicants who have demonstrated leadership potential would be ideal candidates.

ELA program applications, including the applicant’s resume and Department Head’s recommendation are due to Human Resource Management by October 5, 2018. 

To apply and obtain your department head's recommendation, please visit the links below: 

* The online fillable application and recommendation linked below are in adobe pdf format. In case of difficulties, please use the Windows Internet Explorer as a browser to access the site and open the application.

**We do recommend that applicants use Internet Explorer 11 or higher to open the application.

ELA Application                 Department Head Recommendation

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