Leadership Gulf Coast
Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Gulf Coast is a program designed to prepare the area’s current and potential leaders for the future. The program’s goal is tounderstand real problems and opportunities in our community, and to create a communication network between present and emerging leaders dedicated to the improvement of the Mississippi Gulf Coast.How does Leadership Gulf Coast work? The program is designed to last for nine months beginning with a breakfast in August and an overnight retreat in September. A variety of topics will be discussed in seven one-day monthly sessions, concluding with an overnight retreat in May.
The one-day sessions will feature experts from diverse fields. Topics to be covered include Military, Government, Human Needs & Health Services, Economic Structure of the Coast, Culture & Heritage, Education, and Quality Of Life.Who can participate? Candidates for Leadership Gulf Coast may be nominated by organizations, employers, or individuals. No more than 38 men and women, representing community diversity, will be selected.
What Can We Expect From Leadership Gulf Coast? One of the most important goals of Leadership Gulf Coast is creating a continuing flow of strong, community-committed alumni. The networking system developed by the program will be constantly expanded by the graduates. The prestige of the program will increase as Leadership alumni utilize their capabilities and progress into higher positions of authority in our community.
What Is The Cost of Leadership Gulf Coast? The tuition fee is $1,325.00 for Mississippi Gulf Coast Chamber Members and $1,500 for potential members. As part of the learning process, participants are expected to secure their own funding. It is anticipated, however, that sponsors, employers or other involved organizations may be willing to help with this deductible expense.
Click here for the Leadership Gulf Coast Alumni Association Application.