Super Charge Your Business and Career Growth
Urban Financial Services Coalition invites you to “Super Charge Your Business and Career Growth” by attending a three day forum in St. Louis, Missouri, September 26 – 28, 2019. UFSC members and financial professionals are invited to participate in the following empowering activities:
Banking and the Economy: A Forum for Minorities in Banking: The Federal Reserve System is hosting its fourth annual forum to enhance careers and build networks of senior level or middle management minority bank leaders. The forum will focus on invaluable industry, leadership, and professional development knowledge.
Maximize Your Leadership Training – Learn how to get more done with fewer resources. This forum will teach strategies to develop your authentic leadership power. Authentic leadership builds up those around you. We help you focus on growing talent and cultivating new ideas to drive change and innovation. Our leadership training program helps leaders use their intelligence to amplify the smarts and capabilities of management teams. When you walk into a room, light bulbs will shine over people’s heads, ideas will flow, and problems will be solved. The world needs more of these leaders, and you can be one of them. During this half day session, attendees will learn the following:
- Power of Authentic Leadership
- Overview of the leadership traits of Multipliers versus Diminishers
- Best Practices and Strategies for Leading High Performing Teams
- Coaching Skills for Team Development
“Making it Stick: Your Post Forum Action Plan” – Motivating, inspiring, and empowering learning sessions are most valuable when you can apply the knowledge to your professional environment. Adult learning expert Jeff Hurt says, “The real work [of learning] actually begins when the education session ends. The real work is the effort the learner uses to transfer and apply the new knowledge and skills so that it improves their performance.” In this session, Urban Financial Services Coalition will share its best practices for creating an action plan to implement what you learned and cultivate the new relationships you established. In order to be intentional about taking your career to the next level, attendees will have the opportunity to participate in the UFSC “Next Level” Learning Challenge.
To register for the Banking and the Economy: A Forum for Minorities in Banking, hosted by the Federal Reserve of St. Louis, visit https://www.stlouisfed.org/events/2019/09/cd-mbf0919. Registration cost $250. Registration deadline is September 6, 2019 (limited space). Registration cost $250. Registration deadline is September 6, 2019 (limited space).
To register for UFSC hosted events (UFSC Leadership Meeting; UFSC Leadership Workshop on Maximizing Your Leadership): https://ufsc.memberclicks.net/index.php?option=com_mc&view=mc&mcid=form_263372 .
Registration cost: Early Bird Registration $50 UFSC Members, $65 Non-Members (Expires September 6, 2019). Regular registration $65 UFSC Members, $85 Non-Members
MARK I UFSC EMERGING LEADERS NATIONAL APPRENTICE CHALLENGE
“Where Tomorrow’s Leaders will be Born and Tested”
MARK I (MI) UFSC Emerging Leaders – National Apprentice Challenge is a one (1) year leadership development program designed by Urban Financial Services Coalition (UFSC) to develop future minority leaders in the financial services industry and teach them how to economically empower their communities. There are five focus areas that minority participants in the program develop through the project based leadership competition: personal leadership skills, financial education, entrepreneurship and physical fitness. Participants develop these crucial life skills through an intensive 2 1⁄2 classroom training and a series of monthly coaching sessions; developmental heat through an apprentice style group competition and the opportunity to apply the skills learned through the completion of a leadership development projects. The leadership development projects offer participants the opportunity to develop leadership, teamwork and community skills through teaching the principles of the five focus areas. While completing these empowering projects, participants make a difference in their community and empower themselves to new levels of success.
Phase I: Intensive 3 Day Intensive Training
The leadership program kicks off with an action packed three days of personal leadership, communication and teamwork training. This is not the old lecture style learning, this is a fast past experiential learning that involves participation in a ropes course, the actual creation of a business plan for an entrepreneurial project that will be executed and judged during Phase II of the leadership program. In addition, participants participate in an early morning physical fitness boot camp that teaches the benefits and strategies for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. “Leadership Week” activities will take place in Richmond, Virginia June 23 – June 29, 2019
Phase II: Apprentice Challenge
In this phase, participants will form teams of five to utilize the skills learned from the three-day intensive training, in the completion of their challenging tasks. The majority of the tasks will be completed during the summit and participants must create an action plan for the completion of their final community action task. One of the tasks completed will involve the video taping of a presentation that will be presented before a panel of judges. The judges will be senior executives in the financial services industry. Prizes will be given to the teams based on the total points accumulated throughout the week.
Phase III: Implementation Challenge
Phase III is the leadership development portion of the program that will begin after “Leadership Week”. Participants will participate in monthly coaching sessions that will be given by a leadership coach. Each participant will be responsible for coordinating leadership development activities for one the five focus areas (personal leadership, financial literacy, entrepreneurship, physical fitness). Upon completion of all three phases, participants will graduate from the MARK I program.
Download the full program and application using this link ==> MARK I Student Application
Week In Review – September 13, 2019
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Super Charge Your Business and Career Growth
Urban Financial Services Coalition invites you to “Super Charge Your Business and Career Growth” by attending a three day forum in St. Louis, Missouri, September 26 – 28, 2019. UFSC members and financial professionals are invited to participate in the following empowering activities: Banking and the Economy: A Forum for Minorities in Banking: The Federal... read more
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HOPE Global Forums | 2019 Annual Meeting
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