Education & Events

Emerging Leaders - A Digital Program

Aug 08, 2019
Program Overview: 

PDF Brochure

The Emerging Leaders Digital Program is designed for key staff in your bank who are emerging as potential leaders. Participants will engage in 1½ hour video conference calls covering specific leadership topics once a month for 6 months. If you are unable to attend the scheduled video conference in a given month, a recording of the session will be made available to you. All sessions will start at 3:00 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

Homework assignments taking approximately 1 hour to complete will be assigned following each session. Each participant will receive a ½ hour one-on-one coaching call in between sessions focused on that assignment and lessons learned. Participants will gain experience with fundamental leadership competencies without ever being out-of-office. At the conclusion of the program, participants will have leadership plans in place preparing them to take the next leadership steps at their banks.


August 8, 2019
Recognize the critical competencies that drive high performance, and develop the ability to take ownership over your own leadership development journey.
•• Identify foundational competencies for success
•• Understand how to build and establish strong team visions and goals to drive performance
•• Develop a personal leadership development plan

September 12, 2019
Realize your influence ‘currency’ and develop strategies to cultivate relationships that drive positive performance outcomes from direct reports, peers and teams.
•• Identify and optimize key relationship development opportunities
•• Understand the connection between relationships and influence
•• Build a personal influence plan aimed at improving your career and your bank

October 11, 2019
Learn to inspire and lead better interpersonal and departmental communication so that conflict transforms into a culture of feedback, innovation and productivity.
•• Recognize key differences in interpersonal communication styles
•• Understand how to communicate through conflict with an objective-oriented perspective
•• Know how to build teams and departments with positive, performance-driven communication cultures

November 4, 2019

December 17, 2019

January 13, 2020

See PDF Brochure for the agenda for the remaining 3 months topic and agenda. 


Jackson Hataway is a senior consultant in Strategic Arts & Sciences and holds a doctorate in organizational communication from the University of Alabama. He specializes in internal and external communication, organizational development and team building. Jackson is a faculty member on banking leadership programs across the USA and works regularly with banks to implement plans that will grow their internal bench of leaders.

Captain Steve Ahlberg's (Retired) core value system took shape during his career as a US Navy SEAL, SEAL Team leader, and Deputy Commander of the Navy SEAL community. He understands the reality of facing long odds and the ability to create and lead teams to defeat them. Steve works with organizations of all types to develop leaders and teams that can make a difference.

Juli Lynch is the founder of Turning Pointe Consulting. Juli embraces a passion for working with organizations to develop leaders, teams and cultures that are dynamic, risk-taking and fully engaged in strategic initiatives. Juli has a doctorate in human and organizational development, which has given her the disciplined foundation of understanding organizations and the humans that they are made of.


Participants will engage in 1½ hour video conference calls covering specific leadership topics once a month for 6 months. Each participant will receive a focused 30 minute one-on-one coaching call in between sessions to review how they are bringing lessons learned into their banks.


Indiana Bankers Association
8425 Woodfield Crossing Blvd.
Suite 155E
Indianapolis, IN 46240


Member Program Tuition: $1,950 per attendee.
Only 20 attendees are admitted to the program. Admissions are first-come, first-served.

Participation in IBA programs is limited to members, associate members, and nonmembers from an eligible membership category at applicable member or non-member rates. 100% Surcharge will be applied to NonMembers.

Additional Information: 

The Emerging Leaders Digital Program is designed for key staff in your bank who are emerging as future leaders and who need  opportunities to develop foundational leadership competencies.

Association Contact: 

VP of Education & Training, IBA
Phone: 317-387-9380

Cancellation Policy: 

Within three or more business days prior to the day of an educational program, no cancellation charge will be assessed. Within two days prior, 50% of the fee is assessed. Refunds are not provided for cancellations the day before or absences on the day of the program. Substitutions are welcome at anytime.

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