Employee engagement and innovation are crucial, especially in today's workplace. This leadership development series was created to teach leaders how to build trust and to inspire and motivate employees for success. The Series builds on evidence from leadership and management studies and on the presenter's experiences as a leader, executive coach and consultant to enable the participants to develop the skills needed to foster engagement and innovation in their teams and organizations.
Courses are offered throughout the year. Participants can register for each separately, or the entire series. Participants will receive a certificate for completing each course, and additional recognition once completing the entire series.
About the Presenters
WISCA has partnered with the LAK Group to develop the Leadership Series. LAK leaders has partnered with WISCA and ASCs around the state to develop leaders. They are a trusted partner and expert guide who takes their clients on a journey of personal and organizational discovery to help each individual become a more successful and fulfilled leader. Courses will be led by Shelley Smith and Jennifer DeLaura.
Shelley is the Managing Director of Leadership Practice at LAK an Executive Coach. Shelley joined LAK in 2019 with more than 20 years of experience in leadership, consulting with executives, and coaching and organizational development. She is a credentialed executive coach. Shelley's areas of expertise include executive coaching, physician leadership coaching, leadership/talent development, change and succession management, and performance consulting. Prior to joining LAK Group, Shelley was the Senior Director of Leadership Development with Aurora Health Care and spent 16 years in the financial services industry in various roles that included a position as branch manager and leading the training and development function.
Jennifer is a Senior Consultant for Leadership and Organizational Development. Jennifer joined LAK in 2023 and brings over 20 years of experience in adult education and development. Her unique career path has spanned corporate and non-profit settings with a variety of industries throughout the Metro-Milwaukee area. She has owned two successful home-based businesses and has done work as an independent consultant for sales training and management coaching. Jennifer enjoys working with individuals at all levels to help them build skills that create better versions of themselves.
Participants can sign-up for separate sessions, or for the full series. Member centers can register participants at a discounted members-only rate. Each participant from a member ASC receives the member discount.
Workshop attendees will also receive a complementary conference registration to either the Winter or Leadership Summit. Those who sign up for the whole series receive complementary registration to both.
Register for the full series