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  • Hispanic Institute

    Leadership Development Program

    The Hispanic Institute’s Leadership Development Program focuses on results by helping companies succeed by providing middle managers tools to realize their potential for greater leadership roles. The curriculum provides broad-based leadership perspectives with an emphasis on self-awareness, confidence building and cultural competency.

    This eight-week program informs, challenges and educates participants to help them develop their strengths and leverage opportunities to achieve professional growth and success. 

  • Upcoming Sessions

    Naples Campus
    2655 Northbrooke Drive
    Naples, FL 34119
    2017: Fall dates coming soon
    Wednesdays only from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
    Fort Myers Campus
    4501 Colonial Boulevard 
    Fort Myers, FL 33966
    2018: Winter dates coming soon
    Wednesdays only from 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
    Cost: $600       Contact Adriana Buitrago to be notified when program dates are finalized.

    General Agenda 

    Week 1 Program Review
    Week 2 Objective of the day – Self Awareness
    Week 3 Objective of the day – Cultural Competency
    Week 4 Objective of the day – Effective Leadership
    Week 5 Objective of the day – Conflict Resolution 
    Week 6 Objective of the day – Communication 
    Week 7 First Impressions 
    Week 8 Evaluation and Graduation Celebration
  • Application

    Candidates must complete and submit an application. To apply online, click here. A printed application may also be submitted.


    Platinum, Gold, and Silver levels of sponsorship are available. Click here to learn more about sponsorship benefits. Sponsorship opportunities may be purchased by contacting Adriana Buitrago at abuitrago@hodges.edu or (239) 598-6235.

    Thank you to our Gold Sponsor

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