Premier Management Development Series (PMDS)

The WICT Network: Rocky Mountain is excited to announce the return of the Premier Management Development Series, which has been recognized nationally for leadership programming quality. The WICT Network: 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.

The Premier Management Development Series is designed to develop:

  • High potential or experienced supervisors and managers, with direct reports, looking to hone their skills
  • Emerging managers 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

This year two sessions are being offered to ensure we meet the needs of the participants: 

  • Group 1 is offered for new and emerging organization leaders
  • Group 2 is offered for experienced leaders with direct reports

Please Note: Applications are due March 18, 2022 at 4 p.m. Participants will be notified no later than March 23, 2022. 

Participants will participate in ten, 2.5 hour virtual sessions throughout the 6 month course period. Participants will focus on the following skills and thought processes as a means to inspire confidence, influence others and to increase career mobility.

For 2022, all classes will remain virtual.

  • Each applicant must have leadership approval and support to participate in the program.
  • Registration and payment must be submitted by March 18th for consideration into the program.
  • Payment via a credit card will be needed during registration.
  • Seating is limited in both groups and registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • 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

The full cost of the virtual program is $1,100 including all classroom sessions and materials.

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

Self Assessment and Personalysis

Diversity and Inclusion

Leading in a Virtual Environment

Personal Brand

Teams & 360

Prioritization and Time Management

Communicating to Influence

Career Maps

Don’t do it alone, create a village

Graduation Celebration (in person or virtual)

Participants will receive information and training practice to prepare a graduation presentation reviewing their program experience, and plan for continued development. WICT RM Board members, participants’ leaders, and mentors will be invited to attend the ceremony.