Leadership programs provide great opportunities for outstanding individuals from diverse fields and backgrounds to address regional challenges, enhance their leadership network, foster creative problem solving and shape a progressive future for Tech Valley.
Many institutions offer class schedules that make it easy for you to meet your current work and other life demands.
Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton and Warren Counties including the cities of Plattsburgh and Glens Falls and the villages of Lake George, Lake Placid and Speculator.
Leadership Adirondack (LAdk) begins with an overnight Leadership Retreat at the historic Fort William Henry Resort and concludes with a graduation where participants are celebrated for the difference they’ve made and will make for years to come in the community. In between, participants get an insiders’ look into the community, its economy, history, educational system and human service needs. Several LAdk graduates have been elected to public offices, school boards and serve as volunteer leaders of state and regional non-profits. Many graduates have been appointed to the most senior positions in their corporations and/or organizations and to numerous commissions and boards of directors. Their voices are among the most influential in our region.
Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Washington Counties including the cities of Albany, Saratoga Springs, Schenectady and Troy and the towns of Bethlehem, Colonie, Guilderland, Greenwich, Mechanicville and Schoharie.
The Albany-Colonie Regional Chamber of Commerce and The Chamber of Schenectady County offer a unique opportunity for individuals to step inside the circle of decision making and problem solving that is shaping the future of our region through Leadership Tech Valley. Outstanding leaders from both the public and private sectors connect by joining together in dialogue about a variety of areas including: learning styles, collaborations, facilitation, servant leadership, multiculturalism and team building. These capacities play out in Tech Valley’s history, diversity, government, education and quality of life. Those selected to participate in Leadership Tech Valley are expected to display a high level of leadership in their respective careers and a deep commitment to the community.
Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, Orange and Ulster Counties including the cities of Hudson, Kingston, Newburgh and Poughkeepsie and the town of New Paltz.
Leadership Greene is a countywide program that takes individuals with leadership drive, motivation and commitment and gives them the skills, knowledge and networks they need to assume leadership roles in their businesses, community organizations and local government. The program kicks off annually in January with a professionally facilitated, two-day retreat at the Kaatskill Mountain Club in Hunter. Participants then meet twice monthly for six months at various sites throughout the county, where they are given the opportunity to interact with business and community leaders. The program is open to anyone who works or resides in Greene County. Leadership Columbia County also provides leadership training and a behind-the-scenes look at the county for middle management or other interested employees, with participation from large businesses, small businesses and sole proprietors.
Herkimer, Fulton and Montgomery Counties including the cities of Amsterdam, Gloversville, Herkimer, Johnstown and Little Falls.
The Crossroads Incubator Corporation (CIC), an affiliate of the Fulton County Economic Development Corporation, offers construction and real estate management services to both existing and new developments. CIC currently manages an asset portfolio valued in millions of dollars. CIC’s management responsibilities include the administration of lease agreements, property maintenance, budgets, replacement reserve accounts, financing, capital improvements, rental invoicing and debt service programs. The Montgomery County Business Development Center is a comprehensive resource for business and economic development and planning services throughout Montgomery County. Available services include business development and technical assistance; company and facility sitting; workforce and labor development; and government coordination, including permit processes and Empire Zone incentives.