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Deadline Approaching for Leadership Central Louisiana

Released: 11/04/2008

The deadline to apply for the Leadership Central Louisiana program administered by the Department of Continuing Education at LSU at Alexandria is Nov. 21. The program is limited to 28 participants.

The program builds leadership skills through networking with professionals and exposure to various aspects of business and community life. The class meets one day per month for eight months beginning in January. Leadership techniques and process understanding are applied to the areas of economic growth, education, government, public safety, environment and natural resources, military, tourism and hospitality, arts and culture, and community health.

The cost of Leadership Central Louisiana is $800, which includes all materials, workshops and meals. Contact the Department of Continuing Education at LSUA to register or receive additional information, 473-6495 or

Some 150 professionals from local businesses and other organizations have graduated from Leadership Central Louisiana since LSUA began coordinating it six years ago. The Chamber of Commerce of Central Louisiana sponsored the program for 20 years before that.