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Executive Leadership Institute

To be a successful leader in today's organizations you have to more than just lead.  You have to be a CREATIVE, INNOVATIVE, and COLLABORATIVE leader who can inspire teams to pull together, solve problems creatively, and achieve amazing results.

The 2019 session of the VBA Executive Leadership Institute will kick off in February 2019.  See program dates below! 

Who Should Attend

High-potential upper level bankers with more than 6 years of experience who have taken on, or are preparing to take on, broader responsibilities. Bankers who are senior managers or likely to be a member of senior management in the short-term.

Topics Include

  • Month 1: The Power of Authentic Leadership | February 21-22, 2019
  • Month 2: Setting the Vision and Leading the Change: Strategy, Planning,Focus and Change in Today’s Banking World | March 21-22, 2019
  • Month 3: Effective Speaking and Writing for Improved Results and Relationships | April 17-18, 2019
  • Month 4: Creating a Coaching Culture of Accountability | May 16-17, 2019
  • Month 5: Leading Business Growth, Simulation and Innovation Presentations | June 12-13, 2019

Participation Criteria

You must:

  • have a minimum of 6 years of banking or equivalent experience
  • be a high-potential upper level officer of the bank
  • be nominated by your CEO
  • be a current member of the Virginia Bankers Association through your institution
Completion of the Virginia Bankers School of Bank Management or an equivalent banking school is preferred, but not required.


VBA Contact

Courtney M. Fleming -
Senior Vice President, Education & Training/Communications
Virginia Bankers Association