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Leading From the Middle

Leadership to influence and inspire others at any stage of your career.

  • From 150 US dollars
  • Albany Police Department, 2600 Pacific Blvd SW, Albany, OR 97321

30 spots left


Class Overview

Sponsoring Agency: Albany Police Department, OPOA and Go4th Training Group. Non-member cost includes 1 year of OPOA Membership for qualified applicants. Overview: This course will explore the concepts of leading from the middle and servant leadership, focusing on strategies for effectively leading within an organization without holding a formal leadership position. Students will learn how to influence and inspire others, navigate complex relationships and leverage power and influence from a position of collaboration rather than authority. Through case studies, group discussions, and practical exercises, students will develop skills in building trust, empowering others, and fostering a culture of service and selflessness. By the end of the course, students will have a deeper understanding of their own leadership style and be equipped with strategies to lead effectively from the middle. Instructor: Kelly Degman retired in November, 2023 at the rank of Lieutenant from Washington County Sheriff's Office after almost 30 years. He has held positions in the Jail, Patrol and Services Divisions. Kelly holds multiple instructor certificates in Use of Force (physical skills and firearms), Human Performance, Leadership and is basically a decent human being. His passion is in leadership and helping others to succeed and to help build the current generation of leaders as well as the future generations. Kelly is the owner/president of GoForth Training Group as well as a senior instructor with Calibre Press.


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business@opoa.info

4190 Aumsville Highway Southeast, Salem, OR, USA


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