Professional Development Opportunities

As a leader college, ECC is offering leadership seminars this fall to employees of any business, industry, health care, and service organizations who are tasked with further developing their leadership skills.

Seminars are offered in partnership with several area chambers of commerce*.

  • Cost is $69 per person, if you are employed at a chamber member business.
  • Cost is $109 per person, if you are employed at a non-chamber member business.
  • To register, contact ECC's corporate representative at 847-214-7803 or corporatetraining@elgin.edu.

Leadership Education Seminars’


The following is a listing of all classes by location.

Education & Work Center

6704 Barrington Rd., Hanover Park, IL 60133 | Location details

Leading Change

When: September 20, 2018 from 1-5 p.m.
Audience: Leaders responsible for implementing some level of change in the organization.

Interactive change seminar that increases leaders change awareness level and provides the strength to fuel successful organizational change. The program utilizes participation, feedback and reinforcement to enable leader learning.

Situational Leadership

When: November 13, 2018 from 1-5 p.m.
Audience: Executives, managers, or supervisors in leadership roles who want to increase their effectiveness.

This seminar is focused on teaching leaders to diagnose the needs of an individual or a team and then use the appropriate leadership style to respond to the needs of the person, team and the situation.

Spartan Drive Campus (Elgin Community College)

1700 Spartan Dr., Elgin, IL 60123 | Location details

Situational Leadership

When: September 18, 2018 from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Audience: Executives, managers, or supervisors in leadership roles who want to increase their effectiveness.

This seminar is focused on teaching leaders to diagnose the needs of an individual or a team and then use the appropriate leadership style to respond to the needs of the person, team and the situation.

Communicating Leadership Success

When: October 24, 2018 from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Audience: First-time or potential new leaders.

This seminar teaches leaders the interaction essentials they need to handle the variety of challenges and opportunities they encounter every day in the workplace and beyond.

Elgin Community College Center for Emergency Services

815 East Plank Rd., Burlington, IL 60109 | Location details

Leading Change

When: October 16, 2018 from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Audience: Leaders responsible for implementing some level of change in the organization.

Interactive change seminar that increases leaders change awareness level and provides the strength to fuel successful organizational change. The program utilizes participation, feedback and reinforcement to enable leader learning.

Randall Oaks Golf Club & Banquets

4101 Binnie Rd., West Dundee, IL 60118 | Get driving directions

Communicating Leadership Success

When: August 29, 2018 from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Audience: First-time or potential new leaders.

This seminar teaches leaders the Interaction Essentials they need to handle the variety of challenges and opportunities they encounter every day in the workplace and beyond.

Leading Through Innovation

When: October 9, 2018 from 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Audience: Audience: All levels of managers and / or supervisors.

This seminar incorporates research and case studies, providing practical methods and tools to significantly enhance individual and organizational creativity.

Chamber partners include: Algonquin/Lake in the Hills, Bartlett Area, Burlington Business Council, Carol Stream, Elgin Area, Hampshire, Hoffman Estates, Huntley, Northern Kane, St. Charles, Streamwood, and Western DuPage.