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Leadership Institute

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June 19-21, 2014

Hyatt Regency Minneapolis
Minneapolis, MN

Where do you GROW from here?

The ANFP Leadership Institute is designed for CDM, CFPP managers who:

  • Enjoy learning in an interactive, educational setting
  • Discovered what it means to be a manager through on-the-job experience
  • Are exploring their leadership potential to enhance their professional development

From Manager to Leader

Leadership Myth #157

You have to be born with the knack.

Mythbuster secret:

Leadership is a set of competencies you can learn.

Begin your journey from manager to leader by participating in the ANFP Leadership Institute. This three-day, intensive learning opportunity is designed exclusively for CDM, CFPPs.

Leadership is a set of competencies you can learn.

Learn and practice the real competencies of leadership. Begin your journey from manager to leader by participating in the ANFP Leadership Institute taught by expert leadership instructors, addressing the unique dynamics of a foodservice environment. This three-day, intensive learning opportunity is designed exclusively for CDM, CFPPs.

Walk away with the competence and confidence to build teams, boost productivity, and enjoy effective relationships with supervisors as well as those you supervise. You'll be ready to put new strategic leadership skills to work in your organization!

Participant Testimonials:

  • “Leadership Institute is one of the most worthwhile programs I have attended. Getting to know and network with individuals that are in very similar work settings reinforced my decision for staying in the food service industry. Everyone in our line of work could benefit from this program.”
  • “A program worth your time. Inspiring and informational about the role of today’s CDM and what it takes to be a leader.”
  • “Leadership Institute helps to give you the strength and support to go forward and become a strong, confident leader.”
  • “This is one of the most intensive programs I have ever attended! The professional networking was priceless and the curriculum was more than I would have expected. I would encourage everyone to attend this workshop. The goals I’ve set for myself and my department for the upcoming year will definitely reflect the information I’ve gained at the Institute!”

Leadership Institute Curriculum
The ANFP Leadership Institute delivers an extraordinary learning experience based on four pillars of competencies:

  • Leading change
  • Leading people
  • Leading strategically
  • Leading collaboratively

Pillar 1: Leading Change
Involves the ability to bring about strategic change, both within and outside the organization, to meet personal organizational goals. Inherent in this theme is the ability to establish (or participate in establishing) an organizational or personal vision and to implement it in a continuously changing environment.

  • Creativity
  • Innovation
  • Flexibility
  • Resilience
  • Initiative
  • Self confidence
  • Prudent risk-taking

Pillar 2: Leading People
Involves the ability to lead people toward meeting the organization's vision, mission, and goals. Also involves the ability to provide an inclusive workplace that fosters the development of others, facilitates cooperation and teamwork, and supports constructive resolution of conflict.

  • Conflict management
  • Diversity
  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Credibility
  • High-level communication
  • Developing others
  • Team building

Pillar 3: Leading Strategically

Pillar 4: Leading Collaboratively
Involves the ability to work with others to manage human, financial, and information resources strategically and collaboratively in order to achieve organizational goals. Includes the ability to build and sustain a personal network of people to attain personal and business success.

  • Building coalitions
  • Political savvy
  • Influencing/negotiating
  • Fostering cooperation