Prescott Area Leadership is all about opening doors, personal and professional development and learning to lead through empowerment. The following highlights the one-year Prescott Area Leadership Program.


  • Retreat

    A core value of leadership is working within a team. Our program begins with a two-day retreat emphasizing team building skills and sets the pace for subsequent training.

  • Leadership Education Days

    One day a month the class comes together for a morning devoted to leadership skills training. The afternoon is centered on some of our most important regional issues. Obtain a comprehensive perspective of our communities from business and community leaders while participating in interactive discussions and exercises.


    • Creative Leadership** (three sessions)
    • Conflict Management
    • Executive Presence
    • Political Dynamics of Effective Communication
    • Strategic Planning
    • The Art of Influencing Others
    • The Leader Within
    • Your Personal Leadership Development Plan


    **Earn College Credit – Creative Leadership is taught in partnership with the Fast-Track Management Program at Yavapai College. PAL class members attending all three Creative Leadership sessions receive one credit toward the 3-credit Fast-Track Leadership certification.


    • Arts & Media
    • Business, Growth & Environment
    • Criminal Justice
    • Education
    • Government and Politics
    • Health Issues
    • Regional Issues
    • Youth Issues
  • Shadowing

    Shadowing is all about learning leadership from other leaders. This is your opportunity to spend a day with  community leaders whose leadership style would benefit you most.

  • Field Trips

    Enjoy learning first hand about our communities through field trips. You and your class members decide where you would learn the most by visiting area businesses, museums, parks.