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Office of Leadership (CG-12C)

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.

Participant Objectives

Class Convening Dates

FY16 courses are awaiting funding approval. Application deadline: August 12, 2016.

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) your current/and or anticipated responsibilities involving Congressional interactions.
    1. Email the statement as an attachment
    2. Include the course title and convening date within the subject line of the email.
    3. Include your supervisor in the cc: line of the email.

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.

Program Manager

Kin Szeto, COMDT (CG-12C), phone 202-475-5515, email

More Information
For additional information please visit the TQC website:

For school information see OPM's website at

Last Modified 1/12/2016