Mid-Level Leadership Development Course for Aquarium and Zoo Professionals

January 2024 – December 2024

Application Opens October 15, 2023

Application deadline is Midnight Pacific Standard Time November 1, 2023. Space is limited, all applications will be carefully reviewed and emails will go out November 18, 2023 with information regarding acceptance status.

This year long program provides research based leadership skills to mid-level management professionals within the Aquarium and Zoo industry. This course is for those either in mid-level management positions or those who want to be in mid-level management positions within an aquarium or zoo facility.

Course overview:

  • Understand your leadership style using Everything DiSC Workplace and Management comprehensive assessment tools, maximizing your strengths.
  • Improve communications skills in all directions.
  • Learn tools to engage in productive conflict successfully.
  • Grow interpersonal skills around emotional intelligence, accountability, and developing a cohesive team.
  • Tools to develop physical and psychologically safe environments, fostering diversity, equity and belonging.
  • Understanding mental wellbeing in crisis preparedness.
  • Includes Mental Health First Aid Certification Training (3 year, international certification).
  • 4 Amazing leadership books for supplemental reading (Hard copies provided by GRAZE).
  • Be a part of a community of like-minded leaders looking to grow and improve the Zoo and Aquarium industry!

Cost: Single payment of $1,400 USD or 12 monthly payments of $125 USD/month. Payment required after acceptance of application.

Contact GRAZE if you need additional information to secure funding through your organization.

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