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A Real-World Learning Experience
Institute at the Golden Gate in San Francisco, UC Merced and Yosemite National Park serve as field laboratories for observation, demonstration and discussion during the seminar.
Leadership Training Found Nowhere Else
The Executive Leadership Seminar provides formal education in leadership with an emphasis on resource protection that can't be found anywhere else.
How Will You Manage and Preserve Public Lands?
Learn from world-renowned experts on topics like fire policy, ecosystem management, water resources and air quality that affect the future of natural lands.
Managing Change Together
Attendees work together to develop action plans for implementation on return to their home parks.
Is the Executive Leadership Seminar for You?
If you are a park and protected-area leader, this 10-day seminar on leadership, innovation, and organizational renewal can help you better manage change.

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The Executive Leadership Seminar is a 10-day intensive management seminar on leadership, innovation and organizational renewal for park and protected-area leaders. Courses are held at Golden Gate National Recreation Area, UC Merced and Yosemite National Park. Participants share park business challenges and develop action plans for implementation upon their return home.

 

NPI EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP SEMINAR | APRIL 22 - MAY 1, 2019

San Francisco - overlooking the Golden Gate bridge at Cavallo Point
SAN FRANCISCO | CAVALLO POINT AND THE LODGE AT THE GOLDEN GATE

Monday, April 22 - 25, 2019
UC Merced campus showcasing Beginnings sculpture
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, MERCED
Thursday, April 25 - 28, 2019
Yosemite National Park - view of Half Dome
YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK

Sunday, April 28 - May 1, 2019

 

 

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Seminar Benefits

  • JOIN a cohort of 30 park leaders from around the globe to learn from world-renowned experts on topics that affect the future of natural lands and cultural heritage.
     
  • LEARN how to anticipate and lead strategic change, reinvigorate your organization and incorporate innovative thinking into your management repertoire.
     
  • GAIN knowledge in iconic park settings and share experiences alongside a global cohort that will develop a superlative professional network of global NPI alumni. 
     
  • CREATE future avenues for ongoing knowledge exchange and continued partnership as NPI park leaders.

 

Who Should Attend?

SENIOR MANAGERS OF: 

  • Parks
  • Protected areas
  • Marine sanctuaries

MANAGERS OF:

  • Non-governmental organizations non-profits
  • Educational institutions
  • Partner organizations that support natural and cultural resource protection and management

Apply Today!

Apply graphic | SUBMIT BY AUGUST 31, 2018, AND SAVE: $500

Early enrollment fee: $5,000
Regular fee: $5,500
Applications close:
November 31, 2018

Please review the application instructions prior to filling out the application.

 

THE NPI EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP SEMINAR IS PRESENTED BY:

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National Parks Institute Executive Leadership Seminar - Overview

 

The opportunity for partnership between the University of California and National Park Systems is quite extraordinary for the advancement of both research and teaching.
- E.O. WILSON
NATIONAL PARKS INSTITUTE SPEAKER, 2010

 

PARTNERS

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Stanford Graduate School of Business
California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Institute at the Golden Gate
National Park Service