Premier Management Development Series (PMDS)

Program Details

Due to continued caution with COVID-19, the Premier Development Management Series will be delayed until June. We are excited to announce that the program will now offer a virtual series that will allow participates to attend remotely to facilitate continued learning and connection.  Please look for communications in April as we update the dates and registration process.  Thank you for your support and understanding.


The WICT Rocky Mountain chapter is excited to announce the return of the Premier Management Development Series in 2020, which has been recognized by WICT National for our Leadership Programming quality. WICT Rocky Mountain and Watermarq Consulting have collaborated to create an interactive, personalized learning program featuring significant leadership topics to support professional development of our rising leaders.


During the course period, participants will focus on developing their personal brand, team development, influencing others, networking and public speaking.


Who Should Apply:

  • High-potential supervisors and managers, with direct reports, looking to hone their skills
  • Program or project managers who lead cross-functional teams
  • Individual contributors looking to strengthen their leadership skills and move into management roles


Program Benefits:

  • Learn from experienced, knowledgeable coaches and trainers and practice leadership skills that can be applied immediately to help excel as a leadership role model in your organization and community
  • Develop a personal action plan to focus on applying new knowledge and skills so you get the most from the program investment
  • Connect with fellow leaders from the industry and build relationships for peer-to-peer support outside the classroom for your entire career
  • Optimize individual performance and organizational impact, while achieving new levels of confidence and success
  • Highlight personal brand and leadership confidence with new professional headshots


The full cost of the program is $1,800 including all classroom sessions and materials.

2020 Schedule

Self Awareness – Pre-course assessment Personalysis review, 8am – 4pm (continental breakfast and lunch provided)

Team Development – Pre-course assessment, 8am – 4pm (continental breakfast and lunch provided)

Support Village, 8am – 4pm (continental breakfast and lunch provided)

Intrapreneurship, 8am – 4pm (continental breakfast and lunch provided)

Communication to Influence, 8am – 4pm (continental breakfast and lunch provided)

Inspiration and Graduation, 8am – 4pm (continental breakfast and lunch provided)

Program Commitment Expectations:

  • Attendance of each of the 6 sessions noted above
  • Peer-to-Peer coaching session – 1 hour meeting per month
  • During break between August and September – 4 -5 hour commitment to special leadership project
  • Share program learning with work team, peers, and your leader

Program will be held at the Cable Center:
2000 Buchtel Blvd S.
Denver, CO 80210


Application Process

Each applicant must have leadership approval and support to participant in the program. Application must be accompanied by a letter of recommendation from your manager.  Applications must be submitted by March 20th for consideration into the program.


All applicants should have payment options confirmed before applying; payment must be received within 4 days of approval.

Application Process

The program is open to all WICT Rocky Members who are looking to strengthen their leadership skills whether you are a supervisor/manager today or looking to move into a management role.  You need not have direct reports, but should be in a role to influence others, and open to applying these skills within the program.


Each applicant must have leader approval and support to participant in the program, and the application must be accompanied by a letter of recommendation from your managerApplications are accepted between February 24rdand March 20nd for consideration into the program.


Announcement of nomination approvals and scholarships will communicated on March 30, 2020, with payment required for all applicants by April 3rd. Prompt receipt of payment allows us time to send out communication and the Personanalysis Assessment Link, a pre-requisite requirement that must be completed by April 9th. This information will be reviewed in Session One and sets the foundation for the remaining sessions.