Retreat 1: An Introduction to Leadership Academy
October 21-23, 2020 | The Elms Hotel, Excelsior Springs
Following get-acquainted ice breakers, the leadership class will experience an amazingly accurate communication-style assessment, 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 for their class project. 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 27-29, 2021 | 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 13-16, 2021 | Holiday Inn Executive Center, Columbia
In addition to Leadership Academy sessions, the class will participate in Missouri REALTORS® Capitol Conference and April Business Conference. Participants will also experience Missouri REALTORS® O2 governance structure Highlights will include presentations about political issues that are affecting the real estate industry, Capitol visits, and Missouri REALTORS® Legislative Reception. The class will attend state governance meetings and continue teambuilding activities.
Retreat 4: Ethics and Decisions
July 21-23, 2021 | Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center, 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 28-30, 2021 | InterContinental Kansas City at the Plaza, Kansas City
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.