Emerging Leaders


EMERGE is a program to develop young employees’ capacity and potential for future leadership success. The series will equip young professionals with foundational leadership skills and tools to achieve positive interactions in the workplace and in the community.


The program includes five half-day sessions (12:30-5pm) over a five-week period. 
Cost $495.

Winter 2020 Program Schedule: 
Tuesday, January 21
Tuesday, January 28
Tuesday, February 4
Tuesday, February 11
Tuesday, February 18

Participants will learn:

  • Self-Awareness—learning styles, personal mission statement, leadership assessments
  • Collaboration and Teamwork—networking, conflict resolution, leading and participating in meetings, exploring generational differences
  • Workplace Decorum—attire, setting boundaries, social media, ethics
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving—using case studies to think outside the box, innovative thinking, seeking win/win solutions, exploring different perspectives
  • Community Involvement and Service—growth through service to others, how to get involved with committees and boards, responsibilities of board members, process of engagement

 How Individuals Benefit:

  • Unforgettable experiences and relationships that pay dividends personally and professionally
  • Public recognition as a young professional with proven leadership training
  • Building credentials as someone with demonstrated ability to serve on civic boards and committees

 How Organizations Benefit:

  • Better, stronger leaders, regardless of the size of your organization
  • Local recognition as an organization dedicated to professional development in our community
  • Valuable business connections

Cost of the program is $495. For additional information, contact Olivia Critchlow at 574.314.9090, or email her at ocritchlow@leadershipsbmish.org. Once applicants are accepted, payment will be required upon notification of acceptance in the class. 

APPLY HERE for Winter 2020 Session