Why Should You Attend the PA Bankers Leadership Institute?
Students learn through a high level of participation with peers and by a set of instructors who have the ability to define and display exemplary banking leadership, not only in Pennsylvania, but on a global level.
Lesson Building: Learning and Implementing Leadership:
- Researching & presenting case studies on world-class, best-in-service companies, such as The Ritz-Carlton and Disney, and identifying principles to apply at your bank;
- Reading groundbreaking books and bringing them to your bank;
- Conducting business interviews with potential customers in your market;
- Learning from former Leadership Institute participants;
- Class discussion with peers;
- Networking activities;
- Exercises that provide practice in implementing leadership skills;
- Attendance at various PA Bankers Advocacy events;
- Creating a Leadership Action Plan;
- Guest speakers and expert presenters in the leadership field; and
The PA Bankers Leadership Institute is more than just a one-day seminar or conference. Over a period of a 15 months, students will meet for six two-day sessions, with assignments and conference calls in between. This long-term learning model allows them to take lessons back to the bank, implement solutions, and come back to discuss results every three months with the class. The result is a more effective, customized approach to bank leadership.
Takeaways Tailored for You:
- PA Bankers Leadership Institute participants do not only take home a content-rich binder, books and handouts, but they also return to their banks with a fresh approach to leadership, culture, employee engagement, performance and communication.
- Participants will be asked to complete a pre-session reading and will be eligible to receive up to 13.5 CPE credits for each two-day session. HRCI credits are also available.
Who Should Attend?
C-suite executives, managers, supervisors or department heads who:
- Are future or current leaders of the bank;
- Determine or implement bank-wide strategy and operations;
- Lead or supervise line operations;
- Lead or manage support functions in HR, IT, finance or risk; and/or
- Have an interest in improving bank culture and employee performance to contribute to the top and bottom lines.