Sunday, January 29, 2023
The RP Group
The LFM Academy Experience
1. Academy Kick-Off. Participants will learn what to expect during the academy, familiarize themselves with the LFM Canvas course, and meet cohort members, facilitators, and coaches. Each team will also have an opportunity to meet with their assigned coach.
2. Onboarding. Onboarding consists of online pre-academy preparation activities. In partnership with their coaches, teams will engage in a variety of activities that could include team development, leadership exploration, and refinement of the team’s project.  
3. In-Person Convenings. During three in-person convenings, participants will explore leadership concepts and expand their knowledge, skills, and perspectives through assigned readings, conversations, interactive exercises, project work, and networking with other teams.
4. Between Convenings. Teams will engage in monthly virtual meetings with their coach to ensure that learning is relevant to everyday experiences. These gatherings will explore a variety of topics with content input from participants, including opportunities to discuss how they have been able to apply the ideas of the academy to their project and day-to-day work. Three virtual skill-building workshops will be offered throughout the academy.
5. Sustainability Planning. In partnership with their coaches, teams will participate in a series of virtual meetings to develop a sustainability plan for the teams’ projects and continued leadership development.