• LEAD Bourbon County Program

  • LEAD Bourbon County - Fort Scott Leadership Program
  • What is Lead Bourbon County? What is Lead Bourbon County?

    A program designed to develop and engage the leadership skills of potential and current leaders through exposing participants to diverse aspects of our local community. The program includes 9-sessions that run from September to May. Sessions are the second Thursday of the month (8am to 4:30pm) and held at various locations throughout Bourbon County, with Mercy Hospital as the main site.
  • Program Tuition and Session Dates for 2017-18 Program Tuition and Session Dates for 2017-18

    Tuition
    The tuition is $325 plus a $50 materials fee; fee includes all meals.
    Registration forms & tuition due to the Chamber of Commerce by August 18, 2017 231 E. Wall Street Fort Scott, Kansas 66701
    *Checks should be made payable to the Fort Scott Area Chamber of Commerce.

    Session Dates
    Session 1 Thursday September 14 8:00 am – 4:30 pm*
    Diagnose the Situation:  Adaptive vs. Technical - Understand the Process Challenges

    Session 2 Thursday October 12 8:00 am – 4:30 pm*
    Diagnose the Situation:  Explore & Test Multiple Interpretations

    Session 3 Thursday November 9 8:00 am – 4:30 pm*
    Manage Self:  Know Your Strengths, Vulnerabilities and Triggers

    Session 4 Thursday December 14 8:00 am – 4:30 pm*
    Manage Self:  Get Used to Uncertainty and Conflict - Experiment Beyond Your Comfort Zone

    Session 5 Thursday January 11 8:00 am – 4:30 pm*
    Energize Others:  Engage Unusual Voices - Work Across Factions

    Session 6 Thursday February 8 8:00 am – 4:30 pm*
    Energize Others:  Create a Trustworthy Process

    Session 7 Thursday March 8 8:00 am – 4:30 pm*
    Intervene Skillfully:  Raise the Heat - Make Conscious Choices

    Session 8 Thursday April 12 8:00 am – 4:30 pm*
    Intervene Skillfully:  Hold to Purpose

    Session 9 Thursday May 10 8:00 am – 4:30 pm*
    Wrap up and Graduation - What's Next?
    A graduation celebration will follow the last session.

    *Includes attendance at Chamber Coffee