LEAD Summit

The Leadership Excellence and Administrative Development (LEAD) Summit is designed to give CPSDA’s high potential leaders actionable resources that provide opportunities to advance their professional skill set. This exceptional programming is aimed specifically at helping experienced and veteran members continue to grow and succeed in their career.

The LEAD Summit content and area of focus varies year to year, so be on the lookout for content that aligns with your needs and goals for professional growth.

The 2022 LEAD Summit will feature The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, presented by FranklinCovey.

This program is built for the sports RD who wants to elevate their game by improving their leadership skills. The 7 Habits program presents a framework to build a strong social-emotional skill set. Attendees will learn to develop and direct specific interpersonal skills that drive their own performance, and the performance of the teams they lead. If you want to enhance your capabilities for collaboration, self-management, problem solving, empathy, communication, and more, the 2022 LEAD Summit can provide a fantastic growth opportunity.

For over 30 years, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People has been revered as a proven and enduring framework, and the standard for people and organizations who are striving to achieve their highest levels of effectiveness and success. In this workshop you will:

  • Learn how the 7 Habits can drive organizational results through intentional self-awareness, self-management, responsible decision-making, and collaborative relationships
  • Explore each of the 7 Habits and understand the transformational impact they can have on your team
  • Experience compelling videos and case studies that will enable a growth mindset to drive positive behavior change
  • Discover how the timeless principles in the 7 Habits can build the skills needed to excel in working with and through others

Attendees will be required to:

  • Complete a pre-event assessment: includes a self-assessment as well as your supervisor (or applicable mentor) and personnel you have supervised completing an assessment to gain a full view of your current strengths and areas for improvement.
  • Attend the full in-person workshop that will be held from Sunday, January 16, 2022 beginning at 3:00pm EST and will conclude on Monday, January 17, 2022 pm at 5:00pm EST.
  • Three 60-minute follow-up virtual group meetings in the three months following the LEAD Summit. Some self-paced learning and practice will be planned around the virtual meetings.

CPSDA is committed to increasing diversity in the field of dietetics and encourages Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) and all other underrepresented individuals to apply.

Who should apply?
Experienced or Veteran Sports RDs who have a strong desire and passion to grow professionally and expand their skill set in the areas of business, administration, communication and leadership.  Attendees must be in a growth mindset to benefit.  The LEAD Summit is limited to no more than 15 attendees each year.
When is it?
The full in-person workshop in Indianapolis will be held from Sunday, January 16, 2022 beginning at 3:00pm EST and will conclude on Monday, January 17, 2022 pm at 5:00pm EST.  Additionally, three 60-minute follow-up virtual group meetings in the three months following the LEAD Summit. Some self-paced learning and practice will be planned around the virtual meetings.
Application Process:
The application is open from October 5- October 28, 2021.  Please click here to apply
What is the cost?
The only cost to the attendee is the travel to Indianapolis.  CPSDA will cover the cost of the summit, meals and hotel.  CPSDA is pleased to cover lodging for all attendees to be in single rooms.  Proof of COVID-19 vaccine or negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to the start date of the event will be required during check-in.  Masks will be required for the entirety of the event unless actively eating or drinking. 
Additional Questions?
Please contact Lauren Link at [email protected] or Amber Yudell at [email protected]

Applications for the 2023 LEAD Summit will open in October 2022.

 

Thank you to those who attended the 2021 event in Indianapolis!

 

Thanks to our partners at HumanN for support of the CPSDA LEAD Summit!

 

 

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