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IAMC Leadership Development Program

IAMC's Leadership Development Program provides high-quality training that enhances personal and professional leadership skills. Graduates of the program are conferred IAMC Fellows and are recognized as proven leaders who contribute to IAMC and their professions in significant ways.

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Upcoming Sessions: Leadership Seminar & Masterclass

Taking place concurrently from 2 - 4 p.m. on Sunday, October 8, 2017, IAMC is pleased to offer the following classes in Richmond.  

 Leadership Development Seminar

Leadership Isn’t for Cowards: How to Lead Courageously in a Turbulent Age

Mike Staver
Author of Leadership Isn’t for Cowards

Takeaways: The real definition of courage; the primary motivator of all people; six steps that will ensure effective leadership execution.

We live in an age when it is more and more challenging to manage all of the information, demands, and challenges that are coming at us. It takes real courage to stand firm in what you believe and then to get your followers to understand what really matters and how to execute effectively. Your ability to influence your followers is key to every step in creating significant results. Courage is the key element in that process.

Registration will open on September 13.
Actives register here.
Economic Developers register here.
Service Providers register here

Sponsored by San Bernardino County Economic Development Agency

Please Note: This session requires separate, advanced registration, and space is limited. September 22 is the last day to cancel registration and receive a refund. For assistance, contact Marlene Fish at  

College of Fellows Leadership Masterclass

Transformational Leadership: Innovative Solutions for Engaging and Managing the Workforce

Dr. Rick Goodman
Author of Living a Championship Life – A Game Plan for Success

Takeaways: Strategies, tools, techniques and processes that will help you to engage and connect with a dynamic and ever-changing workforce.

Professionals in today’s world are faced with a multitude of challenges, which include keeping up with trends in the workplace, prioritizing those trends and developing a strategy to respond in an effective way that benefits the organization. As a leader, you are at the forefront of change in your organization. You know how important it is to come up with solutions to engage, empower, motivate and connect with a dynamic and ever-changing workforce.

In this interactive and engaging program, you will discover innovative tools and techniques and the processes that transformational leaders use to inspire, empower and motivate employees to exceed normal levels of performance.

The result: improved employee retention, increased employee engagement, accelerated productivity and a happier work environment.

Registration will open on September 13 to IAMC Fellows only.
To register, click here

Sponsored by SIOR Foundation

Please Note: This session requires separate, advanced registration, and space is limited. September 22 is the last day to cancel registration and receive a refund. For assistance, contact Marlene Fish at  

About the IAMC Leadership Development Program


Provide high-quality training that enhances leadership skills of IAMC members to the benefit of both the member and the company they represent.


Training in four areas of leadership skill sets

Opportunities for hands-on practice/practical application of leadership skills

As an IAMC Fellow, inclusion in the resource pool for leadership opportunities within IAMC

IAMC Fellow Designation

Upon completion of the training and service requirements, IAMC members are eligible to receive the IAMC Fellow pin and certificate. Fellow graduation ceremonies are held at IAMC Spring Forums.


Training & Service Requirements

Complete five IAMC Leadership Seminars (and at least four different learning categories) within a four-year period.

Demonstrate leadership by actively giving back to IAMC through service.

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Leadership Seminars

Offered in conjunction with IAMC Professional Forums, Leadership Seminars deliver four different learning categories:
  • Individual leadership
  • Team leadership
  • Emotional intelligence
  • General leadership, e.g. mentoring, measuring, and enhancing understanding

To ensure equitable balance of quality training and member participation, attendance at any given IAMC Leadership Seminar should not exceed 70 people. Seminar attendance is available by first-come first-served registration to facilitate accurate tracking of individual training attendance and program completion. IAMC Fellow candidates who have already attended one or more seminars are given priority registration. After attending one seminar, IAMC Fellow candidate attendance is tracked until the candidate completes five seminars within a four-year period.

For more information, contact Rya Hazelwood »

Become an IAMC Fellow

"The Leadership Development Program through IAMC was a thoroughly enjoyable and rewarding experience. The seminars provided many useful tips and tools which not only helped me hone my leadership skills but also facilitated greater involvement in IAMC and its leadership track. I continue to use the skills I attained through the Leadership Program on a daily basis, and I'm proud to be an IAMC Fellow and director on the IAMC Board."
Ken Hagaman
Anixter Inc.
Member since 2005

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