Retreat 1: An Introduction to Leadership AcademyOctober 18-20, 2023 | The Elms, 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: CommunicationJanuary 31-February 2, 2024 | The Broadway, Columbia
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 ActionApril 23-25, 2024 | Kansas City Marriott Downtown, Kansas City
In addition to Leadership Academy sessions, the class will participate in Missouri REALTORS® Spring 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 and a session on parliamentary procedure and meeting management. The class will attend state governance meetings and continue teambuilding activities.
Retreat 4: Ethics and DecisionsJuly 17-19, 2024 | Old Kinderhook, Camdenton
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 JourneySeptember 24-26, 2024 | Hilton Branson Convention Center, Branson
The final retreat will be held during the Missouri REALTORS® Fall Business Conference. It will include a wrap-up, motivational speakers, and a graduation ceremony. The class will present their class project, evaluate their experience, and share key insights with each other and members.