Leadership Kentucky Crushed Stone


The Kentucky Crushed Stone Association proudly announces our Emerging Leaders and consisting of the following five guiding principles:

Guiding Principles for your Development:

  1. Individual 

  2. Team

  3. Organization

  4. “The Business”

  5. Networking

Session Overview:

* Each session starts on a Wednesday at noon and ends on Friday at noon. (1/2 day, full day, 1/2 day)

* Participant travels Tuesday morning arriving at location for informal networking lunch and greeted by program staff and host company.

* Day 1 - Opening session starts at 12 p.m. (noon) with lunch followed by leadership trainer until around 5:00 p.m. We conclude the day with a dinner that night in a social setting ideal for networking, relationship building and your enjoyment.  

* Day 2 - We begin the next morning with breakfast, followed by continued classroom leadership training and lunch. Following lunch, we travel to an aggregate facility for a quarry tour and learn about the operation. We conclude the tour with a debrief and recap of the day. We return to the hotel following the tour. We conclude the day with a dinner that will include an outside speaker.

* Day 3 - The closing session will provide a morning wrap-up with training/speaker and concluding with a box lunch. Travel home that afternoon.

Each Session will include the following components:

1. Technical (facility tour/subject matter expert), safety discussion at the facility.
2. Self-development (individual, team, organization).
3. Networking (with local industry leadership).
4. Political (get to know your local politicians/advocate on our industry's behalf).

What can each Leadership participant expect:

  • Thorough debrief after each session - What did we learn?
  • Our Emerging Leaders consultant/coach Greg Coker, will provide one-on-one coaching during interim (between each session). If the attendee should need more coaching on a specific subject, Greg Coker will be available to provide further assistance throughout the duration of the program.
  • Reading material between each session. Each participant will be provided reading material and encouraged to do some homework between each session which will assist in better understanding the previous session and/or help better understand what will take place during the next session. 

Application Process/How to Apply:

Please click here to apply for the 2020-2021 Leadership Kentucky Crushed Stone class.
When applying, please take your time and be as thorough and thoughtful in your answers as possible. No incomplete applications (including those with missing references) will be considered.

The application deadline is Friday, May 1.

 

Your Investment:

  • The tuition for the 2020 -2021 Leadership Kentucky Crushed Stone program is $3,000.00 per individual.
  • The tuition does not include lodging and/or transportation to/from program sessions.
  • Once the class has been identified, we will work with each participant on billing for tuition.
  • Additionally, your investment covers the cost(s) at each hotel (food and beverages and setup), any outside speakers, transportation for the group at each location, all meals (breakfast, lunch and dinner) etc.

 

Duration of 2020-2021 Program:

Session One: Leadership & Management

Hotel Location: Louisville, TBA

Dates: Wednesday, Sept. 9 - Friday, Sept. 11

Day 1 - 1/2 Day
  • Arrive at noon: Lunch
  • Session starts at 1 p.m.
  • Nick Rodgers, KCSA Executive Director, will provide a general overview of the Emerging Leader Program
  • What is the KCSA and "Why" do we exist - background on the association.
  • Theme of afternoon session will be “Getting to know each other.” 
  • Participant Introductions 
  • Stages of Team Growth
  • The Appreciation of Differences (Social Style Model)
  • Break-Outs/Debrief
  • Day 1 debrief
  • Adjourn at approximately 5pm
  • Dinner/Activities downtown Louisville 
Day 2: - Full Day
  • Breakfast at The hotel
  • Guest Speaker: We like to kick off the morning with a guest speaker, elected official, business leader, etc. 
  • Building Cathedrals: The Power of Purpose
  • Management & Leadership 
  • Culture 
  • Engagement 
  • Lunch at the hotel
  • Quarry tour - Nugent Sand Company
  • Day 2 debrief
  • Dinner at local downtown restaurant
    • Guest Speaker: TBA
Day 3: - Half Day
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Guest Speaker: TBA
  • Emotional Intelligence 
  • Session one debrief
  • Next steps/reading assignment 
  • Preview Session two
  • Lunch at the hotel - Adjourn

 

Session Two: Finance / Mini MBA

Hotel Location: Northern KY / Covington Area

Dates: Wednesday, November 11 - Friday, November 13

Day 1 - 1/2 Day
  • Arrive at noon: Lunch
  • Session starts at 1 p.m.
  • Discussion on Management and Leadership - What is the difference?
  • Debrief of the 10 Day MBA Book
  • Break-Outs/Debrief
  • Day 1 debrief
  • Adjourn at approximately 5pm
  • Dinner/Activities downtown Covington/Cincinnati
Day 2: - Full Day
  • Breakfast at The hotel
  • Guest Speaker: We like to kick off the morning with a guest speaker, elected official, business leader, etc. 
  • Guest Speaker - Business / accounting related speaker
  • Focus areas - Economics, balance sheets, chash flow statements, budgeting, etc. 
  • Lunch at the hotel
  • Quarry tour - TBA
  • Project site visit - Amazon facility near Northern KY airport
  • Day 2 debrief
  • Dinner/Activities downtown Covington/Cincinnati
  • Guest Speaker: TBA
Day 3: - Half Day
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Guest Speaker: TBA
  • Strategic planning and problem solving
  • Public speaking & how to run a meeting 
  • Session two debrief
  • Next steps/reading assignment(s) 
  • Preview Session three - Ky politics, what are the hot topics in the KY legislature, preparation of how a bill becomes law.
  • Lunch at the hotel - Adjourn

 

Session Three: Legislative and Policy

Hotel: Downtown Lexington area

Dates: Wednesday, February 3 - Friday, February 5

Day 1 - 1/2 Day
  • Arrive at noon: Lunch
  • Session starts at 1 p.m.
  • Discussion on Legislative and Policy Session
    • How a bill becomes law / legislative process
    • How to lobby for or against a bill
    • Social style models related to General Assembly
    • A breakdown of Kentucky's legislature
  • Day 1 debrief
  • Adjourn at approximately 5pm
  • Dinner/Activities downtown Lexington
Day 2: - Full Day
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Day on the Hill - Capitol Annex and Capitol
  • Attend committee meetings (House and Senate Transportation, Nat. Resources, A&R, Etc.) depending on schedules
  • Individual legislative meetings
  • Lunch at Capitol Annex
  • House/Senate proceedings - we will attempt attend both chambers 
  • Depart Capitol back to hotel
  • Dinner at local downtown restaurant
  • Guest Speaker: TBA
Day 3: - Half Day
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Quarry Tour - TBA
  • Debrief of session 3
  • Next steps/reading assignment 
  • Preview Session four
  • Lunch at local restaurant - Adjourn

 

Session Four:  Continue Strategic Planning, Work/Life Balance, Negotiation, Customer Service

Hotel: Hopkinsville, KY

Dates: Wednesday, May 5 - Friday, May 7

Day 1 - 1/2 Day
  • Arrive at noon: Lunch
  • Session starts at 1 p.m.
  • Focus Areas:
    • Soft Skills Training
    • Strategic Planning
    • Negotiation
    • Customer Service
  • Day 1 debrief
  • Adjourn at approximately 5pm
  • Dinner/Activities downtown Hopkinsville
Day 2: - Full Day
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Guest speaker: TBA
  • Continue Soft Skills training
  • Lunch at the hotel
  • Quarry tour - Rogers Group
  • Day 2 debrief
  • Dinner at local downtown restaurant
  • Guest Speaker: TBA
Day 3: - Half Day
  • Breakfast at the hotel
  • Guest Speaker
  • Complete any unfinished business
  • reflect on session 4
  • Debrief 2020-2021 Leadership program - feedback on entire program
  • Lunch at hotel or local restaurant - Adjourn

 

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