198894 Development and Implementation of a Competency-based Leadership Model at CDC

Monday, November 9, 2009: 2:44 PM

Joan Cioffi, PhD, MS , Office of the Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
Dennis Jarvis, MPH , Office of Chief Operating Officer, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA
This session addresses the development and implementation of a competency-based leadership development framework for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. I LEAD is the initiative for leadership enhancement and development. The first phase of the initiative included extensive benchmarking and identification of leading edge practices. The second phased addressed implementation and resulted in a curriculum plan which includes core, elective and advanced courses, job rotations, standardized assessments, mentoring and a robust reinforcement and evaluation strategy. Challenges in developing relevant public health practice case materials for leadership development are reviewed and recommendations for enhancing availability of related curricular materials is outlined. Proposed methods for estimating financial return on program investments are reviewed.

Learning Objectives:
Discuss methods for developing and implementing a competency-based framework for leadership development at CDC Describe logic model for leadership development program evaluation

Keywords: Leadership, Evaluation

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am the designated project leader for CDC's ILEAD program. I have more than 25 years experience in professional development and training. I am a certified Senior Professional in Human Resources and a Fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.