Leader Self-Development Support Program with Classroom and Web-Based Components

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Defense
Branch
Army
Amount:
$99,416.00
Award Year:
2002
Program:
SBIR
Phase:
Phase I
Contract:
DASW01-02-P-0748
Award Id:
45218
Agency Tracking Number:
44309
Solicitation Year:
n/a
Solicitation Topic Code:
n/a
Solicitation Number:
n/a
Small Business Information
912 Midnight Pass, Rockwall, TX, 75087
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
075403951
Principal Investigator:
J ChrisWhite
President
(214) 335-9949
jcwhite@twilighttraining.com
Business Contact:
J.ChrisWhite
President
(214) 335-9949
jcwhite@twilighttraining.com
Research Institute:
n/a
Abstract
Not Available "Twilight Training and the Foundation for Responsible Citizenship propose to develop a leader self-development support program for the Army that includes both a classroom component and a web-based component. The classroom component will serve to introduceparticipants to numerous concepts and theories related to self-insight and self-development, as well as conduct several self-assessments to gage the current self-development awareness and skills of each individual participant. At the conclusion of theclassroom component, tailored action plans will be developed for each individual participant. The web portal then serves as the mechanism for follow-on training, collaboration, and other activities (e.g., journaling). Each participant's view of the webportal will differ based on the individual's action plan. The list of on-line courses to take, resources to review, and other action items will be different for each participant. The web portal is then used to access these on-line courses and resources,as well as communicate and collaborate with others in this new Army leader community. Additional self-assessments can be conducted via the web portal to compare development progress with baseline scores from the classroom component of the program. Becauseleaders are often at higher levels of an organization and, therefore, influence or put in place the "system" in which others have to operate, leaders have a serious responsibility to "do the right thing." Being able to do the right thing stems from theindividual leader having a strong sense of who he or she is, what he or she stands for, and how he or she operates and relates to others. This is all part of the self-development and self-improvement process for the leader. The leader self-developmentsupport program proposed on this effort addresses these issues and will push each participant to gain a fuller and more honest understanding of his or her identity, preferences, strengths, and areas for improvement. The end result will be a set of leaderswho have integrity, forthrightness, and

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