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Building Leadership Excellence

Change for the BEST! This intensive, hands-on program is designed to develop proven skills needed to manage, influence, create, inspire and lead organizations. Students will learn to think and act strategically, enhancing management performance and improving organizational effectiveness. The program is designed to provide effective decision making, coaching, innovative problem solving, and conflict resolution skills. In today's fast moving, highly competitive marketplace, organizations require highly functioning, innovative leaders.

Who should attend...

Managers, supervisors, team leaders and future leaders. As a participant, you will work in an engaging and dynamic team environment. Upon completion of the course you will: Inspire subordinates to work to their full potential, communicate at an advanced level to better manage conflict, learn strategies to establish buy-in and ensure accountability, enhance your coaching skills, and establish a lasting network of capable leader colleagues. Each session is filled with real-life examples and practical techniques for getting results. Begin immediately applying leadership excellence at your job and in your life!

Your instructor...

Amy Conley is an Assistant Professor of Accounting and Business at Genesee Community College. Before teaching, Amy held the position of Chief Financial Officer for a group of power plants and managed a team of human resources and finance professionals across four locations in New York State. As a CPA, Amy has worked with various organizations including not-for-profits, manufacturers, and communication companies.

Course Information

Program attendance includes weekly sessions, one full day kick-off session and 10 half day sessions. Participants have the option to receive three GCC credits for course completion. Please inform The BEST Center at the time of registration that you would like to take advantage of this opportunity. Make the most of this opportunity and contact Reid Smalley at 585-343-0055 ext. 6527 or via email at for more information and to enroll in the next program! This program is not the same as The BEST Center’s Supervision Certificate. Learn today how building leadership excellence can help your supervisors become tomorrow’s leaders!

Fee $1,499
GCC Batavia Campus
Room T122

  • One full-day kick–off session on Friday, January 26th, 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Breakfast and Lunch provided.
  • Attendance is required in all of the 9 half day sessions, scheduled Fridays, 8:30 p.m.-12:30 p.m. Afternoon Session dates: Fridays: 2/2, 2/9, 2/16, 3/2, 3/9, 3/23, 4/6, 4/13, 4/20 No Class: 2/23, 3/16 or 3/30
  • Graduation Presentations & Luncheon, Friday, April 27th, 8:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.