Program Overview

The course is designed for those who want to learn more about the community while developing and refining leadership skills. 

Skills Training

Explore and refine your leadership skills through literature, facilitator lead class discussions and assignments, and small group problem solving activities.

Team Building Retreat

A mandatory team building weekend will take place in September. This is a time for the class to connect as a group and explore the skills necessary to work in a team environment.

Non-Profit Leaders

Explore the non-profit network in Johnston County and the contributions it makes locally.

Health & Human Services

Acquire a fresh understanding of health care, social services and the challenges faced by an aging population.

Education Leaders

See the public, private and community college educational systems from the inside.

Public Safety Leaders

Look at issues facing the various law enforcement agencies, look inside the 911 system and investigate the courts systems.

Heritage and Tourism

Look at issues facing the various law enforcement agencies, look inside the 911 system and investigate the courts systems.

Local Government Leaders

Take an inside look at county and municipal government as well as attend a roundtable discussion with elected officials

Business & Industry

See an overview of the top income producers for the county, present and projected.