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Collaborative Leadership Seminar (501364) (formerly Leadership Potential)

About the Course

The Collaborative Leadership Seminar, conducted by the Office of Personnel Management's Management Development Center, provides employees who have potential for transition to supervisory and leadership responsibilities a better understanding of the power of leadership. Emphasis is placed on the core competencies of effective leadership, such as self-awareness, human relations, interpersonal skills, effective followership, leadership dynamics, and creative problem solving.

The training requires participants to be away from their position for 2 weeks.

(Read an article written by a student who attended the course in March 2007.)

Participant Objectives



08-18 Sept 2014 (Application Deadline Closed)

Application Procedures

To apply:

  1. Coordinate with your Training Officer or ESO to submit an Electronic Training Request (ETR) using Direct Access. Course code: 501364.
  2. Write a statement that describes: (a) Your current leadership responsibilities, and 
    (b) a recent work experience that involved extensive collaboration. 
    1. E-mail the statement in a pdf file and send as an e-mail attachment to
    2. Include the course title and convening date within the subject line of the e-mail.
    3. Include your supervisor in the cc line of the e-mail.

Costs are paid by Coast Guard Headquarters (AFC 56 "C" school account).

Selection Procedures

Selected individuals will be notified by record message traffic of their selection. Alternates will be selected and will attend the program in the event a primary candidate cannot attend.

More Information

See OPM's web site at

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