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About Us
Mission Statement
Our mission is to support and enhance the professional and personal development of the State of Oregon employees through an interactive and practical curriculum that expands an awareness of self, state government and local communities while promoting pride in public service.
Program Goals
  • Prepare participants to commit to positions of increased responsibility and leadership within state government

  • Provide interactive discussions about key issues in state government

  • Learn from nationally and locally recognized presenters

  • Create opportunities to network and learn with participants from other agencies

  • Facilitate increased discovery of self-knowledge and professional growth

Leadership Competencies
  • Leading/knowing self

  • Leading Teams 

  • Leading the function

  • Leading the organization/enterprise

Program Learning Objectives
  • Identify professional strengths and areas for development

  • Recognize key issues in Oregon state government impacts on “home” agency

  • Examine ideas and concepts that simulate insight into personal values and beliefs

  • Formulate sustainable networks

Guiding Principles

  • Value diversity of people and perspectives

  • Encourage and support learning of self and others

  • Ask challenging questions

  • Seek opportunity to apply new knowledge and skills

  • Be accountable for continuously enhancing the program
The History of Leadership Oregon
Created in 1989 by the Director's Office of the Department of Administrative Services, Leadership Oregon is the executive leadership development program for the State of Oregon.