5th Annual Leadership Workshop

Friday, March 23, 2018
8:30 AM- 4:00 PM
The Inn at Hocking College
15770 State Route 691
Nelsonville, OH 45764
Registration- $60
Lunch is included

Participants of the Leadership Workshop will learn more about leading through organizational challenges, case models for success and strategies for achieving outcomes, and the real world application and expectations for leadership practitioners.

Session 1: Leadership Power and Influence
Where does your power come from? How should you use it? What’s your Kryptonite? Today’s leaders are constantly facing complex problems and uncertainty in an ever-changing global environment that cuts across many sectors within and beyond their organizations. Leaders must be agile, adaptive and innovative. Some of the challenges for leaders in organizations is the ability to exert power and influence to achieve individual, team and organizational goals. Leaders must be able to influence their followers to achieve greater performance; their superiors and peers to make important decisions; and stakeholders to ensure the value of the organization.

Facilitated By:

Laura Black, Ph.D, Associate Professor
School of Communication Studies at Ohio University


Jay Johnson, MPA, Director, Professional and Executive Education
Voinovich School of Leadership and Public Affairs

Session 2: Stay Out of Your Own, and Others’, Way: How to Value Communication through Leadership 
This session will ask you to consider what styles of leadership and communication are valued within the workplace, your role in dismantling or reproducing structures that minimize marginalized voices, and how the workplace can be reimagined to be more inclusive. Using Forum-Theater style scenarios, we will work through creating positive outcomes by practicing techniques in a safe environment.

Facilitated By:


Merri Biechler, Assistant Director
School of Dance, Film and Theater, Ohio University

M. Geneva Murray, Ph.D, Director
Women’s Center at Ohio University

Click here to register.