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I am very passionate about the programs we offer under the Academy Leadership’s banner. Both the Leadership Excellence Course and Leadership Boot Camp are powerful, game-changing leadership courses and coaching programs for experienced Managers and Project Managers, or first-time supervisors, respectively. No matter what your level in your organization, you’ll be empowered with new practical skills and a contemporary perspective on leadership. Our prior attendees – worldwide - have completed from this program more confident, more productive, and more effective leaders driving their organizations forward.

It’s your time, your chance, to revitalize your career and step forward a better leader.

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The Academy Leadership Advantage - Academy Leadership, an elite consulting and training firm founded in 2000 by Annapolis and West Point graduates, consists of a team of trailblazers with decades of real-world experience leading businesses, non-profits, and developing corporate leaders.

Why Attend?

This program is one of the highest rated Leadership Courses in the country offering 30 SHRM PDCs; 36 NASBA CPEs, or 36 PMI PDUs. The importance of Leadership has been accentuated in PMI's new TALENT TRIANGLE:    

28 Leadership & 8 Strategic & Business Management PDUs.

The Leadership Excellence Course is an eye-opening journey of self-discovery unlike other training opportunities.  Using our comprehensive leadership style and values assessment – the Energize2Lead profile - to help you uncover what kind of leader you want to be.  This is the most critical, profound step towards dramatic improvements in leadership. Self-aware, leaders can now clearly communicate their values and vision to stakeholders, partners, colleagues and employees. It’s the key to creating a motivational climate where everyone is ‘onboard’ and passionately moving in the same direction.

By the end of our 3 day Leadership Excellence Course, you’re armed with the knowledge and skills to:

  • Articulate and share your personal leadership philosophy

  • Build a high-performance teams

  • Align and accomplish organizational and personal goals

  • Strengthen your influence with boards, shareholders, partners, customers, colleagues and critical stakeholders

  • Set priorities, develop clear Action Plans, and communicate effectively

  • Understand how to achieve and grow in conflict situations

  • Develop committed, energized project team members and employees.

    Developing Leaders Who Deliver Results

Our Leadership Excellence Courses (LEC) delivers all the tools you need to become a dynamic and influential Leader. We offer the following open enrollment courses and can provide dynamic in-house experiences for companies and organizations.

Upcoming 2019 Leadership Excellence Courses: Private courses scheduled upon request.



Ryan Yantis joined Academy Leadership in early 2017 and brings 30+ years of business, military, non-profit, and government service to his clients and programs.  He is certified as an LEC facilitator and concurrent with his Academy Leadership activities Ryan is the principal of SilverLeaf Leadership Communication, a boutique firm providing leadership programs, public relations consulting, militaria and veteran histories, and professional public speaking.  Ryan has spoken nationwide on his Pentagon 9/11 experiences, where he was decorated for valor, leadership, and service on and following the 9/11 Attacks.  He is a Crystal Lake Rotary Dawnbreaker, and member of the Crystal Lake Chamber of Commerce.

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