Premier Management Development Series (PMDS)

Registration deadline extended to April 15, 2021!

WICT Rocky Mountain is excited to announce the return of the Virtual Premier Management Development Series in 2021! Focusing on the Touchstones of Leadership, this program supports participants wherever they may be on their leadership journey. Participants will experience a comprehensive development program focused on self-awareness, building a stronger leadership skillset, and developing practical tools to apply these new skills.

This series explores what it takes to be an effective and impactful leader and supports participant’s development through both learning sessions and peer-to-peer coaching groups. The program content will be tailored to meet the needs of both emerging leaders with limited people management experience as well as more tenured seasoned leaders. To ensure the highest value for all, participants will be allocated to classes where their peers have a similar level of leadership experience and tenure ensuring that learning content and facilitated discussions are customized to meet the needs of each class.

Please Note: Registrations are due by April 15, 2021 at 4 p.m. Program acceptance notifications will be sent on April 15, 2021. 

Program Overview:

  • Each virtual Learning session will be 2.5 hours of facilitated development with in-depth discussion in small groups.
  • Peer to peer coaching subgroups meet independently outside of the main session with specific objectives to support one another’s development.
  • Personalysis and 360 reviews are foundations to the program.

Session Topics will include themes such as: *

  • Increasing Self-Awareness
  • Leading in a Virtual Environment
  • Building and Managing Your Personal Brand
  • Team Effectiveness
  • Prioritization & Time Management
  • Communicating with Impact & Influence
  • Creating a Village
  • Career Mapping
  • Motivating and Developing Others
  • Strategic Thinking Mindset
  • Inclusive and Empathetic Leadership

(*Specific topics will be tailored to meet the needs of each class)

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 $1,100 including all classroom sessions and materials.

2021 Schedule

The virtual program schedule includes 10 virtual sessions which are 2.5 hours each that has been created to support and interactive, online learning program featuring significant leadership topics to support the professional development of our rising leaders.

Pre-course assessment (Personalysis) will be provided prior to the start of the first session

Virtual Meeting with Small Group

Virtual Meeting with Small Group

Virtual Meeting with Small Group

Virtual Meeting with Small Group

Virtual Meeting with Small Group

Virtual Meeting with Small Group

Virtual Meeting with Small Group

Virtual Meeting with Small Group

Virtual Meeting with Small Group

Graduation Speeches & Celebration

Program Commitment Expectations:

  • Attendance of each of the 10 sessions noted above
  • Peer-to-Peer coaching session – 1 hour meeting per month
  • Share program learning with work team, peers, and your leader

All sessions will be held virtually with the exception of the final day (if in person meetings permitted.) If able to do in person, the graduation (final day) will be held at the Cable Center:
2000 Buchtel Blvd S.
Denver, CO 80210

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 leadership approval and  should have payment options confirmed before applying.

Announcement of nomination approvals will communicated on April 15, 2021, with payment required for all applicants upon registration. 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 16.