The Future Leader Program (2022)

Leadership requires the ability to understand oneself as well as the needs of others and recognize how our behaviors and preferences impact those we lead. This program is designed to build self-awareness, self-reflection, and confidence as employees prepare for management and leadership roles.

Participants will leave this program with a deeper understanding of their strengths and development opportunities, and the impact their style has on others, so they can lead in a way that cultivates compassion, empathy, peak performance, and results.

Topics include:
• Module 1: Fundamentals of Modern Leadership
• Module 2: Leading Through Strengths (includes StrengthsFinder assessment)
• Module 3: Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Assessment: Understanding Preferences and Work Style
• Module 4: Crafting Your Leadership Brand & Values Based Leadership
• Module 5: Leading with Emotional Intelligence (includes personalized assessment)
• Module 6: Managing & Influencing Key Relationships
• Module 7: Elevating Success: Principles for Personal and Professional Success

Program pricing includes three leadership assessments, a workbook, and the book, Leadership From The Inside Out by Kevin Cashman.

Targeted Audience
This program is ideal for high potential employees, future leaders of the organization, new supervisors, employees who are tapped for management or leadership roles in one to five years. This program is also suitable for current leaders who can benefit from a better understanding of how their management style impacts others.

Program Schedule
March 2, 2022 (In-Person)
• March 16, 2022 (Virtual)
• March 30, 2022 (Virtual)
• April 13, 2022 (Virtual)
• April 27, 2022 (Virtual)
• May 11, 2022 (Virtual)
May 25, 2022 (In-Person)

All sessions 9 am – 12 pm (In-person/Virtual)

Laurie Maddalena

Keynote Speaker/Chief Leadership Consultant

Envision Excellence, LLC

Laurie Maddalena is CEO of Envision Excellence, a leadership development consulting firm that provides leadership development programs for managers and executives, executive and leadership coaching, management training, Myers-Briggs facilitation, Emotional Intelligence surveys and leadership assessments. Laurie has been personally mentored by Jack Canfield, author of The Success Principles, and is a certified Success Principles Trainer. Laurie is a member of the National Speakers Association (NSA), and is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), a designation earned by less than 15% of speakers worldwide. She writes a monthly online column for next generation leaders for CUES, is a contributing writer on leadership for The Huffington Post and CUInsight, and has published articles in Credit Union Management. Laurie has worked directly with Brené Brown, a bestselling author and researcher, and is a certified Dare to LeadÔ facilitator. Prior to establishing her own coaching and consulting business, Laurie served as Vice President of Human Resources/Organizational Development at Montgomery County Teachers Federal Credit Union (MCT). Under Laurie’s leadership, MCT was awarded the “Excellent Place to Work” designation by the Maryland Work~Life Alliance for seven years in a row. Laurie earned a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree and a Master of Science degree in human resources/organizational development from The University of Maryland, University College. She also earned a bachelor’s degree in speech communication from Syracuse University. Laurie is a certified executive coach through The Coaches Training Institute, and completed team and organizational coaching training through The Center for Right Relationship and Team Coaching International. Laurie lives in Maryland with her husband, Rino, and their three young children, Olivia, Luca and Clara. She is a culinary enthusiast, avid reader, cappuccino lover, and enjoys a nice glass of Cabernet.


Graded as Pass/Fail | Due Date: 02/23/2022
Graded as Pass/Fail | Due Date: 02/23/2022 Complete StrengthsFinder Assessment provided by instructor.
Live In-Person Event
03/02/2022 at 9:00 AM (EST)   |  180 minutes  |  Attendance Required
03/02/2022 at 9:00 AM (EST)   |  180 minutes  |  Attendance Required Live In-Person Session on March 2, 2022 at MD|DC CUA Sessions March 16 - May 11 ALL VIRTUAL
Live In-Person Event
05/25/2022 at 9:00 AM (EDT)   |  180 minutes  |  Attendance Required
05/25/2022 at 9:00 AM (EDT)   |  180 minutes  |  Attendance Required Live In-Person Session on May 25, 2022 at MD|DC CUA
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