The ASCLD Leadership Academy is a training program offered by the American Society of Crime Laboratory Directors for managerial personnel in forensic science laboratories. It is designed to deliver training of the highest quality at a cost that recognizes the current strained budgets of labs across the US. The Academy is open to ASCLD members and non-members, alike. The mission of the ASCLD Leadership Academy is to train managers to become LEADERS.
Back for its seventh year, the ASCLD Leadership Academy will again offer a Level 1 course designed specifically for newly appointed supervisors and supervisors who have had little opportunity for previous formal management training and education. The Academy is a blended training model, combining weekly lecture-style webinars with a “Management Lab” at the annual ASCLD symposium where students will participate in hands-on, practical exercises to develop their skills.
Additionally, ASCLD is excited to announce that starting in 2020, we will be offering a Level 2 Academy. The Level II Academy will focus on providing quality instruction to forensic science leaders who are responsible for entire forensic programs, multiple sections and teams, or an entire forensic laboratory. The ASCLD Leadership Academy Level II builds upon the instruction of Level 1, and qualifies participants to test for the Certified Forensic Manager Level 2 exam (CFM-II).
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2021 ACADEMY REGISTRATION
REGISTRATION FOR WINTER/SPRING 2021 IS FULL
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2021 WINTER/SPRING ACADEMY CALENDAR
January 7, 2021 – Online
LEADERSHIP – Ben Swanholm
January 14 – Leadership
January 21 – Leadership
January 28 – Transition from Peer to Supervisor & Conflict Management
February 4 – Cultural Change & Self-Leadership
COMMUNICATION – Col. Tim Scanlan
February 11 – Communication Styles
February 18 – Personality & Conflict Management
February 25 – Team Building
March 4 – Communication as a Leadership Tool for Laboratory Issues
LABORATORY OPERATIONS – Jody Wolf & Jeremy Triplett
March 11 – Strategic Management
March 18 – Process & Performance Management
March 25 – Quality Management & HR/Legal Management
April 1 – Customer / Stakeholder Management
April 8 – Virtual Capstone Session 1
April 15 – Virtual Capstone Session 2
April 22 – Virtual Capstone Session 3
April 29 – Virtual Capstone Session 4