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Leadership Institute

The MSBO Leadership Institute is designed to help members reach that next level in their professional and personal life through a rigorous and challenging curriculum that will help them grow as leaders and implement solutions. It includes face-to-face group sessions focusing on specific leadership themes, an online learning community and individual personal coaching sessions.

MSBO Associate Executive Director Scott Little discusses MSBO's Leadership Institute with executive coach David Hulings of Hulings and Associates.
Video One: Overview of the Program
Video Two: Personal Coaching

Click here  to see the list of cohort graduates.

Application Information

2018 Application Coming Soon!

  • November 2017 — Application Deadline
  • December 1, 2017 — Notification of Acceptance
  • December 1, 2017 — January 15, 2018 – Take Leadership Style Assessments
  • December 1, 2017 – January 15, 2018 — Be available for the first of five one-on-one coaching sessions.

Meeting Dates and Locations

  • Session 1: January 2018 — Holiday Inn, Downtown Grand Rapids
  • Session 2: March 2018 — MSBO Office, Lansing
  • Session 3: May 2018 — MSBO Office, Lansing
  • Session 4: August 2018 — MSBO Office, Lansing
  • Session 5: October 2018 — Crystal Mountain, Thompsonville

Sponsorship Opportunities

There are three levels of sponsorship: Vision, Focus and Action. Download the sponsorship application.

Vision sponsors also receive one complimentary registration. Download the Vision sponsorship registration application. 

For more information, contact Nancy Hawkins, 517.327.5294.

Event Details

Upcoming Events

Sep 20

Introduction to School Business

Kellogg Center

East Lansing

Sep 26

Technology in the Classroom



Oct 1

Facilities/Operations Director Conference & Expo

Crystal Mountain Resort


Oct 10

Group Solutions — Current Issues

DoubleTree by Hilton

Bay City

Oct 17

Team Leadership



Oct 24

MDE/MSBO Workshop

Kellogg Center

East Lansing

Oct 27

Purchasing Advanced



Nov 1

Strategic Planning



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Michigan School Business Officials
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