Leadership Sikeston 2019
Whether you are new to the Sikeston area or have lived here your whole life, Leadership Sikeston will help you discover what is happening in our community and how you can get involved.
About the Program
Leadership Sikeston is a program designed to empower members of our community with the tools, experiences and network to become our future leaders. This program will offer informative learning opportunities in an atmosphere that stimulates participants to use both new and proven tools to meet the opportunities of today and tomorrow.
Tours of local businesses and face-to-face discussions with existing community leaders provide participants with a unique opportunity to examine the dynamics of social, political and economic changes affecting our community.
Individuals who have a genuine interest in leadership, desire to learn, and want to become more involved are encouraged to participate in Leadership Sikeston.
Monthly Learning Sessions
The seven, full day sessions are held the second Thursday of each month from March to September. Session layouts may vary but will consist of active panel discussions, educated speakers, exciting tours, and meaningful group interaction. Established community leaders and professionals from area organizations and industry will participate in class sessions with the goal to inspire and provoke new thoughts and ideas.
In addition, class are highly encouraged to attend as many general membership activities as possible to maximize networking opportunities and to increase their community exposure.
Agendas for each session will be provided to all Leadership participants in advance with times and locations. Participants should be prepared to devote a full work day (8:30am to 5:00pm) to each session.
A graduation ceremony will be held for those upon completion of the program.
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