Take your place and take the lead among our communities’ highest-achieving professionals at the Executive Academy. This dynamic, interactive live-training experience delivers the leadership, communication, and connection skills you need to keep your team inspired at work.
Now in its 7th year, the Executive Academy’s follows a six-phase development path to help you accelerate leadership skills for today’s changing workplace. Powered by Nationally acclaimed training firm, Game On Nation, this course delivers immersive, experiential learning in an uplifting and laughter-filled small group environment.
Insightful leaders know that skills like listening, empathy, and emotional intelligence are at the forefront of what employees expect in 2021, and the Executive Academy provides an experiential practicum and clear action steps to help you bring these behaviors to life so you can lead by example for your workforce.
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What is Included in the Executive Academy?
Six weeks of Live, Professional Development Training
The Executive Academy meets Friday afternoons from 1:30-4:00pm in LWR from September 10th to October 22nd. This year’s class will return to meeting in-person, following all CDC recommended guidelines.
Six timely and universal Leadership and Communication training themes
Subject matter expert facilitation from the Game On Nation team, with more than 20 years’ experience coaching executives, management, and mid-level leaders within the military, government, pro sports, and Fortune 500 organizations.
Self-reflection quizzes, weekly at-work learning activations, personalized, six-module course workbook, and award of your Executive Academy professional development certificate.
Solidarity and support from a dynamic cohort of your professional peers, bringing powerful social connections and valuable cross-industry perspectives to the forefront of your personal and professional development experience.
COURSE DATES AND SAMPLE SCHEDULE:
The Fall Executive Academy will meet on September 10th, 17th, 24th and October 1st, 8th, and 22nd, 2021
Typical training agenda (repeated weekly):
1:00pm – (Optional) Early arrival and networking time, refreshments served
1:30pm – Training Academy Part One
2:30pm – Networking break and workbook activation
2:45pm – Training Academy Part Two
3:45pm – Q&A and weekly wrap-up
WHO SHOULD ENROLL AND HOW MUCH IS TUITION?
The Executive Academy is designed for leaders, directors, managers, and executives in the upper levels of the organization, or on a fast-track toward a leadership role. We believe in inviting the perspectives of a variety of upper-trajectory personnel, and if your organization considers you to be a leader or an emerging leadership talent, this program is right for you.
Early Registration (by August 15th)
LWRBA Member Tuition: $1,200
Standard Registration (closes August 27th)
LWRBA Member Tuition: $1,500
About Game On Nation
Founded in Los Angeles in 1997, Game On Nation is known for developing and delivering a unique, interactive game-based leadership training curriculum, powered by the science of Game Dynamics. With more than 24 years of high-level impact, Game On’s expert facilitator team and proprietary approach have helped the agency become one of the country’s foremost voices on leadership, team-building, communication, and positive culture change.
Game On relocated to Bradenton, FL in 2002 in partnership with IMG Academy, as Founder Steve Shenbaum and Business Partner Blair Bloomston created and delivered all communication, leadership, and character development programing for thousands of athletes, teams, executives and corporations. After launching nationally in 2012, Game On maintains its headquarters in Bradenton with a network of expert consultants across the country continuing to work with some of the world’s most recognizable athletes, colleges, and professional sports teams, as well as Fortune 500 companies, the United States government, and all branches of the U.S. Military.
Some of Game On’s recent clients include the U.S. House of Representatives, Joint Special Operations Command, The Pentagon, NASCAR, USO, Deloitte, EY, Hilton, Pittsburgh Pirates, NY Yankees, University of Kentucky Basketball, Texas A&M Football, Wounded Warrior Project and the 2019 World Cup Champion US Women’s National Soccer Team. Game On has also delivered pre-draft communication and media skills training for TEN #1 overall draft picks and over fifty 1st round NBA, NFL, and NHL draft picks.
Kristie O’Kon, Director of Client Relations at Grapevine Communications, shares leadership advice and learned lessons with Game On Nation Partner and VP of Development, Blair Bloomston. Click to watch.
LEADERS BELONG HERE
Take the lead and take your place among our communities’ highest-achieving professionals. You’re invited and welcomed to join this year’s Executive Academy.