Orientation – 1st Thursday in August

Meet and Greet with Program Committee

History of Oconto County

Light Dinner

Social hour

Collaborative Leadership Styles – 1st Thursday in September

Leadership Styles Training: Real Colors

Experience Proactive thinking and its relationship to leadership

Class Project Decision

Natural Resources – 1st Thursday in October

Beginning with the end in mind

Experience Manufacturing facilities and natural beauty of the Northwoods in Oconto County

Health Care and Wellness – 1st Thursday in November

Explore issues connecting leadership and health care

Develop an understanding of putting 1st things 1st.

Experience the various facilities dedicated to Oconto County’s health and wellness

Local Government – 1st Thursday in December

Leadership panels with local government officials

Tour government facilities

Project development and management

Getting to Win/Win

Diversity – 1st Thursday in January

Explore the idea of seeking first to understand and then to be understood.

Experience Diverse populations and needs in Oconto County

Panel discussions with representatives from those who serve diverse populations

Understand the resources in Oconto County to assist these populations

Education – 1st Thursday in February

Tour facilities and discuss educational issues with School District leaders.

State Government – 1st Thursday in March

All day trip to Madison and State Capitol

Meet with variety of state government officials with questions prepared.

Tour Capitol in Madison.

Economic Development – 1st Thursday in April

Tour Major Employers in Oconto County

Presentation by Regional Economist pertaining to Oconto County.

Presentation by OCEDC 

Community Engagement and Graduation – 1st Thursday in May

Retreat/Team Building session in Morning

Recap all learning from Program

How will you go out and use what you have learned?

Evening Graduation celebration.

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A program of Oconto County Economic Development Corporation (OCEDC)

Diane Nichols
P.O. Box 103
Oconto, WI 54153 

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