URISA Announces Leadership Academy Course Details

Park Ridge, IL - October 23, 2007 - The Urban and Regional Information Systems Association (URISA) is pleased to announce the course details for its inaugural URISA Leadership Academy. The program will be held December 5-7, 2007 in New Orleans, LA. The only leadership training program of its type, the Academy is tailored to industry leaders and practitioners faced with unique challenges of GIS leadership and management and who want to make an impact leveraging the power of GIS.

The Academy will cover these important topics:

  • Introduction to leadership and various leadership styles
  • Ethics in leadership
  • The manager as communicator
  • How to build a successful team of GIS professionals
  • Outreach and expansion of GIS in the organization
  • How to build a GIS budget and enumerate costs and benefits
  • The politics of GIS leadership
  • How to plan for change
  • Trend spotting, GIS as an integrative tool


The Leadership Academy has been organized into two 2-1/2 day courses, the first of which (Leadership Academy, Part 1) will be presented in New Orleans this December. The Academy will be offered at least twice during each calendar year, with Leadership Academy, Part 2 planned to debut in June 2008.

For details, including speaker biographies and registration information, please visit www.urisa.org/ula .

Contact:

Wendy Nelson
Executive Director
URISA
Email Contact
www.urisa.org ... Are you a URISA member?
847-824-6300

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