The Executive Potential Program, conducted by the Graduate School,
USDA, is a yearlong competency-based leadership program designed to
develop senior-level public service employees into more effective
leaders. The program is based on the Office of Personnel Management's
Executive Core Qualifications (ECQs) and the Graduate School, USDA's
Leadership Effectiveness Inventory (LEI).
Participants engage in classroom discussions, group exercises,
learning teams and independent studies. The program challenges its
participants to step outside their comfort level, to sample new
environments and to stretch, grow, contribute and make a difference.
The training requires participants to be away from
their position for a minimum of six months over a one-year period. The
program components include:
Senior executive interviews and shadowing
Strengthen needed competencies in such leadership
skills as creativity and innovation, external awareness, conflict
management, team building, customer service, accountability, financial
management, human resource management, partnering, etc.
Full-time permanent employees at
the GS 13-15, WS 14-18, WL 14-15, and O4 to O5 levels who have
demonstrated significant managerial or executive potential and have had
limited formal managerial training.
5 Mar 2013-2 May 2014 (Deadline: 31 Jan 2013)
Coordinate with your Training Officer or ESO to
submit an Electronic Training Request (ETR) using Direct Access.
Course code: 500915.