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Leadership Olathe Information

Mission Statement

Improve and strengthen individuals and the Olathe community by identifying, inspiring, and engaging those persons who have displayed a capacity for leadership and providing a means for directing participant involvement into community leadership roles.

2011 Leadership Olathe Brochure

Length of Program: Eight full-day sessions begin in January and continue through May. Tentative 2014 Session Schedule.

Selection Basis: Approximately 25-30 applicants are accepted into the program annually.

Cost: Tuition is $1000 for members, $1200 for non-members and $500 for schools who nominate a student. Partial tuition scholarships are available. Tuition includes materials, food and beverage, and may include transportation when appropriate.

See what people are saying about Leadership Olathe:
    “...My participation in Leadership Olathe has provided me with a lifelong learning experience which has proven to be a valuable asset in developing my community service, leadership and involvement. This program provides an educational experience in both community leadership and practical business management. Through the Leadership Olathe program I have developed lifelong friendships and established strategic business relationships.” —Harlan Parker, Harlan Parker State Farm Insurance
    “The Leadership Olathe program was a great experience. It is a fantastic way to meet other business leaders in Olathe and learn more about how our city operates. We were provided a wide range of information that we would not have had access to on our own. I highly encourage all Olathe business leaders to participate in this program!”—Mimi Eckart, Capital Federal Savings

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A program of the Olathe Chamber of Commerce Foundation Fund. Scholarships funded by the Olathe Chamber of Commerce Foundation Fund. 

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