Leavenworth, KS: PLE CORE & BlueEQ Leadership (2-day)

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  • February 20, 2018 - February 21, 2018
    6:30 am - 2:30 pm

Modern Police Instruction (MPI)
PLE CORE Leadership & BlueEQ™ Mastery Track Workshop

This course is based on 20 years of experience coaching and training leaders and executives at the largest organizations throughout the world.

The Core Leadership and BlueEQ™ Mastery Track Workshop – This leadership course is a two-day training workshop that focuses on the shift in contribution to team-based leadership, coaching, and accountability that are critical to success for front-line supervisors and mid-level managers in law enforcement. A critical component will be studying and applying emotional intelligence, your ability to be aware of and control your emotions. It’s also your ability to perceive your environment and work effectively with others. The radical transparency of the 21st century requires emotional intelligence, or EQ, to stay safe, strong, and successful. The workshop includes an online, highly accurate, BlueEQ™ self-assessment, and takes participants through a highly interactive, introspective, and applied learning experience. Participants assess themselves in five skill areas and 25 dimensions, identify priorities for positive behavioral change, create a BlueEQ™ personal development plan. It will prepare law enforcement managers at all levels with the CORE tools, behaviors, and skills necessary to become high-performing, promotable leaders.

Workshop Overview

    • Leadership vs. Management
    • Developing Learning Agility
    • What is Emotional Intelligence?
    • Interpreting Your BlueEQ™ Heat Map
    • Building a High-Performance Team
    • Understanding Psychological Safety
    • Creating High Engagement
    • Increasing the 5 EQ Skills: Self-Regard, Self-Awareness, Self-Control, Social Perception, Social Effectiveness
    • Creating a BlueEQ™ Development Plan
    • Working With Your Peer Coach


  • Increased personal and organizational safety due to controlled and correct behavior under pressurized conditions.
  • Sustained individual engagement and performance based on better work/life balance and the avoidance of burnout and compassion fatigue.
  • Increased individual promotability.
  • More effective risk management based on increased poise and composure in high bodily risk or politically sensitive situations.
  • Retention of the organization’s best talent based.

Who Should Attend?
LEO’s, front-line supervisors and mid-level managers, senior leaders in law enforcement, including those who are preparing for a promotion or anyone looking to develop their leadership skills. This includes managers from all areas of public safety

Workshop Instructor:

Michael recently retired as the Chief of Police for the City of Rancho Cordova. His previous assignments include the Asst. Commander of Investigations (Homicide, Robbery, Child Abuse, Elder Abuse, Sexual Assault, Domestic Violence, Human Trafficking, etc.), CSI Bureau Commander, Correctional Watch Commander, Communications Commander, Patrol Sergeant, Internal Affairs Investigator, Patrol Officer, Bailiff, and Correctional Officer.

Michael has a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from CSUS, a Master’s Degree in Organizational Development from the University of San Francisco, and a Doctorate in Education from the University of La Verne. His doctoral dissertation examined traumatic stress in 9-1-1 personnel.

He is a graduate of the Sherman Block Leadership Institute, LAPD’s West Point Leadership program, FBI National Academy Session #251, and Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government local leader program. In his spare time Michael likes to stay fit and has completed ten marathons and four triathlons.


Leavenworth County Justice Center, 601 South 3rd Street, Leavenworth, Kansas, 66048, United States

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