Leadership Center

The Leadership Center at the Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber serves as a resource hub offering a continuum of programs for on-going education and development for all stages of professional development.

The Leadership Center offers a full suite of leadership development training, peer groups, coaching, workshops, and custom solutions programming all while strengthening participants connectivity to the region.. It is your go-to resource for providing talent development programs to help your employees develop new competencies, elevate their influence and visibility, expand their professional network and develop deeper ties to the community. 

Leadership Development Programs

Facilitated training prepares employees to lead confidently and effectively while also serving as a powerful retention strategy. Participants expand their networks, realize new heights of personal potential, and deepen ties within the Cincinnati region.

LeadershipCincinnati_RGB-01Leadership CincinnatiUSA® is an immersive civic learning program for established leaders who are c-suite or senior executives. This is an experience-based program designed to help established leaders learn about the region’s assets and challenges, expand their network, and uncover their legacy. Participants will foster long-lasting relationships, and learn how to further engage in the Cincinnati region in a meaningful way.

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WE Lead uses a combination of professional development and executive coaching to prepare, position, and empower women at the executive-level to move into higher leadership roles. Participants explore their leadership abilities, deepen their self-awareness, and focus on their personal development.

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C-Change is the premier leadership-development program for advanced leaders. This program combines leadership development with community engagement to deepen connections to the Cincinnati region. . Participants in this program lead a community project meant to advance our community and its residents.

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Cincy Next is designed for emerging leaders interested in furthering their personal and professional development through connecting with each other and their community. Participants grow professionally through developing skills in personal branding, leadership models, conflict management, goal setting, networking, and more.

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Peer Groups & Coaching

The Leadership Center offers a variety of opportunities for professional and leaders to come together, exchange ideas, develop new skills, all while growing their networks.

WE Ascend is a leadership development program that empowers, prepares, and positions those in leadership to move into higher leadership roles. WE Ascend was developed to motivate BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) women to overcome challenges and break the glass ceiling while moving into new leadership roles within organizations and the community. 

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Leadership Roundtables connect non-competitive C-Suite business leaders representing a variety of industries and organizations for a confidential exchange of information, ideas and insights. Meetings offer candid, confidential discussions, and problem solving sessions from fellow leaders who understand and share the unique challenges of top-level management. Each roundtable consists of 8-12 business leaders in similar roles and provides an opportunity to learn directly from each other as well as guest speakers. 

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Workshops & Training

Insightful facilitated workshops encourage early to seasoned leaders to engage in dialogues across a variety of topics. These programs are designed to engage professionals of all levels with the top movers and shakers in the region, learning from their experiences, expanding their networks and increasing their commitment to the community.

A series of networking luncheons that feature female leaders in the region who share personal experiences, advice, and lessons learned. WE Speak offers female professionals of all levels to come together and learn from one another, while building meaningful relationships.  

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LeadershipCenter_BCCTurn your awareness into action and become a leader of change. Building Cultural Competence is a leadership development program that equips you with the skills to build bridges across the cultural, political, and social divides in our region and our country. As a participant, you will widen your perspectives and deepen your understanding of others and yourself, helping you grow into a more effective leader capable of embracing difference as a competitive advantage and leading a cultural shift within your organization.

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LeadershipCenter_CLCincy LEAD is a three-month program designed to help professionals build meaningful relationships and become stronger leaders. Participants are assigned a specific small group for the entire program to create a trusted group of confidential advisors. Participants will learn from content experts and discover creative solutions within their small group.

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Not finding the right fit or looking to create your own internal programming? The Leadership Center offers the option to consult on developing custom solutions tailored to your organization’s specific development needs, regardless of size or scale.   

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The Alumni Network leverages the collective strength and energy of more than 3,000 leaders. Eligible members of the Alumni Network include graduates of Leadership Cincinnati, WE Lead, C-Change, Cincy Next, Cincy LEAD, WE Ascend, Building Cultural Competence, and several other programs. Our mission is to strengthen the region by providing our Alumni Network with continued leadership development, multi-directional networking, civic education, and community engagement opportunities.

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