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Statewide & Agency Leadership Development Programs

Black Belt Leadership Program

The Black Belt Program is a self-directed, structured development opportunity for leaders in Tennessee State Government. Leaders begin their journey upon graduation from one or more of the DOHR sponsored statewide [LEAD TN, Tennessee Government Executive Institute (TGEI) or Tennessee Government Management Institute (TGMI)] or agency-specific (HR Masters, Green Leadership, or Commissioner´s Academies) leadership programs.

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HR Master Series

Commissioner´s Leadership Academy (CLA)

The CLA is a competency-based development program for State Agencies. Participants engage in a rigorous, customized leadership development study that is based on core competencies identified by the Agency Executive Leadership team. The CLA is a collaborative venture with Strategic Learning Solutions (SLS). SLS consults and partners with Agency Leadership to create a customized Talent Management strategy that develops and sustains a high performing workforce.

Agency Leadership Academies

  • Agriculture - Commissioner's Leadership Academy
  • Boards and Commissions Leadership Academy
  • Bureau of Workers' Compensaton - Leadership Academy
  • Children's Services - Commissioner's Cornerstone Leadership Academy
  • Correction - Commissioner's Leadership Academy
  • Economic and Community Development - Leadership Academy
  • Environment and Conservation - Green Leadership Academy
  • Finance and Administration - Commissioner's Leadership Academy
  • Financial Institutions - Commissioner's Leadership Academy
  • General Services - Commissioner's Leadership Academy
  • General Services - Emerging Leaders Institute
  • Human Resources - Executive Leadership Institute
  • Human Resources - Next Level Leadership Academy
  • Human Services - Mission Possible Leadership Academy
  • Human Services - Mission Possible Emerging Leaders Academy
  • Labor and Workforce Development - Adult Education Academy of Academic Excellence
  • Leadership Academy for Excellence in Disability Services
  • Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services - Commissioner's Leadership Academy
  • Military - The Adjutant General's Leadership Academy
  • Revenue - Commissioner's Leadership Academy
  • Safety and Homeland Security - Commissioner's Leadership Academy
  • Tennessee Ambassador League Institute
  • Treasury - Treasurer's Leadership Academy
  • Veterans Services - Commissioner's Leadership Academy

DOHR Growing in Professional Skills Series 

Tennessee Government Leadership Council

The TGL Council is a consortium of alumni leaders from LEAD Tennessee, the Tennessee Government Executive Institute (TGEI), and the Tennessee Government Management Institute (TGMI). The TGL Council exists to provide strategic guidance in continual improvement opportunities for leaders in Tennessee state government.

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