Are you interested in Extension in urban areas and ready to improve your knowledge, skills and results? Have you heard about the Leadership in the City online course?
This comprehensive professional development program will help you learn about leadership, networks, innovation and management – all within the unique urban Extension context. The online program will prepare you, as an Extension professional, to be relevant locally, responsive statewide and recognized nationally.
The program was developed based on a foundation of entrepreneurial theory and urban Extension practice and will build upon existing leadership experiences, management training and Extension professional development.
You will learn from experienced leaders; apply what you learn in your city, region, or state; engage in critical thinking and creative problem solving; and participate in online collaborative learning. Each of the monthly competency-based modules incorporates interactive digital delivery and the flipped classroom model for active learning and engagement.
The investment in the program is $500 plus a commitment to work hard and have fun investing 8 to 14 hours per month. The 10-month online course begins August 3. As a member of the Western Center for Metropolitan Extension & Research you can take advantage of a $100 discount off the registration cost (Discount code EITC18-WEST). Space is limited.
This course is led by Julie Fox, associate professor and associate chair of the Department of Extension at The Ohio State University Extension.
Complete details and registration can be found at https://cityextension.osu.edu/leadership. The deadline for registration is June 29.
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