The Medaille College Professional and Career Development Series


The Leadership Management Council

2015- 2016 Excellence in Leadership Series: Leadership Competencies


Wednesday, November 11, 2015

4:00 to 4:30 p.m.: Networking and refreshments

4:30 to 6:00 p.m.: Presentation



Leadership competencies have become the most current focus of business.

Research has documented that leadership competencies are necessary for an organization to achieve its desired business outcome.  This presentation will provide insights centered on the Leadership competencies necessary for an organization to successfully manage through the evolution of its business cycles.

Gain understanding about the different competency expectations for distinct leadership levels within an organization and understand how establishing an organization’s core competencies provides a base for evaluating and developing leadership talent necessary to compete effectively and successfully in our ever challenging business environments.

Michael Moley, ’07, Leadership Management Council member and Vice Chair, Medaille College Board of Trustees, will be the presenter of this complimentary seminar.  As the Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of the Catholic Health System, he is well versed in the management of leadership competencies.

The session, including Q&A and roundtable, focuses on the following areas:

  • How to establish leadership competencies
  • Understand the need for job and skill competencies expected and required upon hire
  • Analyze different competency expectations based upon leadership level
  • Examine a real world business case study
  • Recognize what competencies become critical when considering a strategic direction
  •  Understand the role of competencies necessary to meet an organization’s objectives
  • Analyze how to evaluate competencies needed against the evolutionary stage of business cycles


Executives, division leaders and other senior managers involved in the creation and execution of strategic planning are best suited for this offering.

“Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.”  – Peter Drucker

This presentation is the first of three sessions in theLeadership Management Council’sExcellence in Leadership Series for 2015-2016, which aims to provide continuing education and enhancement of core competencies for organizational leaders.

The presentation will be held at Medaille College in Huber Hall, Room 208. View Campus Map.

The series is free and open to the public, but registration is required.  Attendees are encouraged to register early, as space is limited.

To register, please click on the following link:


Excellence in Leadership Programs Coming in 2016:

March 2 ― Problem Solving and Decision Making

June 15 ― Using DISC in the Coaching Process

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