Retreat 1: An Introduction to the Leadership Academy
October 23-25, 2019 | The Elms Hotel, Excelsior Springs
Following get-acquainted ice breakers, the leadership class will experience amazingly accurate communication- style assessment process, identify their personal strengths and gain tips about how to work as a productive team. A dynamic speaker will present a unique view of leadership and teamwork. The group will get an introduction to team building and hold their first brainstorming session. By the close of the retreat, the participants will have a clearer understanding of the REALTOR® organization and the concept of leadership.
Retreat 2: Communication
January 29-31, 2020 | Old Kinderhook, Camdenton
Dynamic speakers will address effective communication, conflict resolution, media spokesperson training and working with other members. More team building and brainstorming will occur as leaders learn to make decisions and effectively communicate with one another.
Retreat 3: Legislative/Leadership in Action
April 21-24, 2020 | Holiday Inn Executive Center, Columbia
In addition to Leadership Academy sessions, the class will participate in Missouri REALTORS® Capitol Conference and experience Missouri REALTORS® O2 output group meetings. Highlights will include presentations about political issues that are affecting the real estate industry, Capitol visits, and Missouri REALTORS® Capitol Conference reception. The class will attend state governance meetings and continue teambuilding activities.
Retreat 4: Ethics and Decisions
July 22-24, 2020 | Stoney Creek Hotel, Columbia
Through a series of interesting exercises, ethical decision making will be examined. There will be a discussion about ethical decisions REALTORS® must make in their profession and as volunteers. Other topics of current interest in the real estate industry will be discussed as well as team building exercises that enhance ethical decisions.
Retreat 5: The Journey
September 15-17, 2020 | DoubleTree by Hilton, Chesterfield
The final retreat will be held during the Missouri REALTORS® September Business Conference. It will include a wrap-up, motivational speeches and a graduation ceremony. The class will present their class project, evaluate their experience and share key insights with each other and members.