Accepting Applications for Leadership Development Academy

Bob Jones DABR Members Only

Program for 2018 will improve your business and make you a better leader

We are now accepting applications for the Leadership Development Program, a series of courses specifically designed to prepare members for leadership roles in the Board and the community. These courses focused on everything from the strategic plan and committee structure at DABR to public speaking, political involvement, and community outreach. The size of the class is limited, so please don’t wait! The deadline for applying is November 30.

Leadership Development Application


Modules for DABR Leadership Development Program 2018

Module 1: January 25, 2018 – Introduction to Leadership 9:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.

This initial session will provide Leadership Academy candidates the opportunity to meet and start evaluation, business etiquette, and get detailed information on the modules of DABR Leadership Academy.

Mission of Leadership Program – 2018 DABR President Bob Morrison History, opportunities and purpose of DABR, OAR, and NAR – Andrew Sims Responsibilities of DABR staff, Directors, and Executive Committee Membership Involvement
DABR’s Direction and Vision

Module 2:February 20, 2018 – Knowing Yourself as a Leader 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

This session will be focused on learning how YOU best operate as a leader. It will provide you with an in‐depth look at being a leader not only in one’s business, but also in every facet of one’s life. Candidates will engage in DISC profile study and Meyer’s Briggs testing to fully understand their personalities and leadership types as they grow and evolve in the program through the year.

Module 3: March 20, 2018 – Leading From a Global Perspective 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

This session will focus on the diverse population of the Miami Valley region and how REALTORS® have a broad scope of service when serving an international and diverse community. Hear from different cultural speakers and NAR’s Global Staff about opportunities right now in our market and the future of International real estate in our industry.

Module 4: April 24, 2018 – Government at Work 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

This session will focus on the REALTOR® Party and its efforts through RPAC, civic engagement and candidate screening on protecting homeownership and REALTOR® interests. Want to know what your RPAC investment is going towards? You’ll learn all about it here. Leave the session with a better understanding on how REALTORS play a large role in the political landscape as watchdogs for their industry and consumers’ interests.

Module 5: May 23, 2018 – Getting the Point Across and Sharing Vision 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

This session will focus on the methods and best practices for communicating with your team and finding your authentic style in writing and “getting your point across”. Candidates will focus on talking about communication as a leader, how many leaders fall short in the vision planning by failing to share the vision with those they lead.

Module 6: June 19, 2018 – Public Speaking & Spokesperson Training 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Ever wished you were a better public speaker? Need a chance to fine‐tune your skills? This session brings in a public relations and media expert to helping you learn how to speak to media as a business professional and association leader, as well as learning how to give speeches effectively and communicate vision and direction.

Module 7: July 24, 2018 – Knowing and Growing Dayton 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

This session will focus on exploring and learning about local history and the different cultural features and growth of the City of Dayton and Miami Valley Region. Hear from the experts who are actively marketing Dayton as a wonderful place to live and work . Additionally, candidates will dive into the powerful economic development efforts of the region as well.

Module 8: Sept. 21, 2018 ‐ Graduation ceremony at Board of Directors meeting