Advancing Sumter to host two-day leadership training

March 13, 2019
Advancing Sumter Flyer announcing Leadership Training.
Advancing Sumter Flyer announcing Leadership Training.

  The Advancing Sumter Community Leadership Development Program will host a 2-day leadership workshop in Americus. The Saturday sessions will be held on March 23rd and March 30th from 9 am to 5 pm at the Georgia Southwestern State University Student Success Center.

  The certificated two-day program uses the University of Georgia’s Fanning Institute for Leadership Development curriculum.  Topics include:  Understanding Community Leadership, Effective Communication, Group Dynamics, Managing Conflict, Conducting Successful Meetings, Group Problem-Solving and Decision Making, Valuing Community Diversity, and Building Communities through Partnerships and Collaboration.

  Successful participants must attend on both days. Upon completion, individuals will receive a University of Georgia Fanning Institute “Certificate of Completion.”   The fee for the program is $50 due on March 23rd.

  Pre-registration is required and due by Wednesday, March 20. Space is limited. To register for the event, visit to sign up.  For more information contact Dr. Andrea Oates at or 229-389-8692.