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  • Leadership Wylie


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    Introduction

    Leadership Wylie is a program offered by the Wylie Chamber of Commerce to any interested citizen who lives or works in Wylie or is a member of the Wylie Chamber. The purpose of Leadership Wylie is to bring together emerging community and business leaders to encourage them to learn about, to question, to dream about, and to care for their community.

    Participants are introduced to state, county, city officials, school board trustees, administrators, community leaders, local non-profits and charities. Leadership skill topics are taught with active participation along with numerous field trips. Each graduate is encouraged to actively contribute to Wylie’s growth and future.

    Civic Leadership Training

    Leadership Wylie has the following objectives:
     

    1. To inform the participants about Wylie’s history, government, social needs, opportunities and existing processes for improvement.
    2. To introduce the participants to and establish dialogue with each other and the current leaders of Wylie.
    3. To encourage the participants to actively participate in future activities which contribute to the growth and betterment of the Wylie community.

    4. To provide current and future employers with a source of knowledgeable and trained leaders who can and will have a positive impact on the business community.

    Personal Development Training

    Leadership Wylie provides individuals with a program that assists in the development of leadership characteristics and skills. Individuals participate in various hands-on learning activities that will help identify personal values, visions, and life-long goals. The program provides important concepts crucial to an emerging leader, ranging from problem solving to time management. Graduates of the program acquire a working knowledge of themselves as well as their community. In short, Leadership Wylie not only produces leaders, it also enriches the lives of all who participate in the program.

    Leadership Wylie Class Schedule & Cost

    Leadership Wylie Classes run annually from September to May of the following year. The Class sign-up period runs from June to August of each year. Click Here for the class schedule.  Cost for the Program is $800 for non-Chamber Members and $700 for Chamber Members. If you have interest in participating complete and return this PDF application.   Contact the Chamber for more questions.