Leadership North Dakota was formed
to Enhance your career and expand your network.
Created for established professionals with the desire to be an effective leader in our state. Participants meet one time per month for six months in different communities in North Dakota to gain advanced leadership skills, explore major issues facing leaders today, and participate in high-level networking opportunities.
We need strong, connected, and informed citizens who can lead our private, public and non-profit sectors while addressing the challenges and opportunities that currently exist in the state. Leadership North Dakota is a premier leadership program designed to grow the citizens our state needs to grow and sustain our future.
Sign up for updates on the 2022 Leadership North Dakota Program
Why attend leadership North Dakota?
Study Advanced Leadership Curriculum
The advanced curriculum this year will highlight Stephen Covey’s The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.
Network with Experts and Proven Leaders
Participants will expand their network while establishing valuable connections with subject matter experts and leaders from across the state.
Explore Major Issues Facing Today’s Leaders
Participants will investigate some of the significant challenges facing our society today, such as diversity and inclusion, mental health, law and order, hyper-partisanship, and crisis leadership.
Dates & Locations
Dates: January 12-13
Habit 1: Be Proactive
Habit 2: Begin with the End in Mind
Dates: February 16-17
Habit 3: Put First Things First
Dates: March 16-17
Habit 4: Think Win/Win
Dates: April 13-14
Location: Grand Forks
Habit 5: Seek First to Understand, Then to be Understood
Dates: May 18-19
Location: Watford City
Habit 6: Synergize
Dates: June 15-16
Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw
Application deadline: October 15
Tuition: $2500 (Includes all meals, hotels, entertainment and transportation once the participant has arrived at the specified hotel)
Cancellation Policy: Because enrollment is limited, it is important that those selected to participate in Leadership North Dakota let the University of Mary know as soon as possible if they cannot attend. A 25% fee will be charged for any cancellations up to the virtual orientation. There will be no refunds after orientation.
- Start the application process at https://enroll.umary.edu/register/leadership-nd by providing your contact information, up-to-date resume, and one professional letter of reference by October 15.
- Once the Leadership North Dakota Application Review Committee has reviewed all applicant materials, qualified candidates will be contacted to schedule a virtual interview.
- Selected Cohort III members will be contacted of their acceptance as well as be provided with additional information regarding Leadership North Dakota such as reading materials, etc.
*An applicant that is not selected at any point during the process will be notified by the committee
Board of Directors: Robert Martin and Brenda Nagel