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Jeff Harding

Instructor

The hallowed ground that is Gettysburg provides a perfect environment for participants to fully understand the leadership lessons highlighted in the course modules. The importance cannot be overstated. The old learning adage applies better at Gettysburg, on the battlefield where men fought and died, than perhaps anywhere else: ‘I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, I do and I understand.’ The ‘I do’ of GLE, the ultimate power of the entire program, is only realized through the battlefield visits.

Jeff Harding is a Licensed Battlefield Guide at Gettysburg National Military Park where his animated and personable style serves to engage Gettysburg Leadership Experience (GLE) participants from their first interaction. His approach has been honed over his 18 years with the Park during which he’s led thousands of visitors on tours of the battlefield. He believes strongly in the importance of this process of tying classroom lessons to the actual battlefield upon which examples of these lessons were realized. He recently retired from a 33-year career as a civilian employee of the Department of the Navy.

Additional Background

  • Former professional development officer, command historian and maritime analyst for the Nimitz Operational Intelligence Center (NOIC) and the Office of Naval Intelligence
  • Created, managed, and taught numerous ground-breaking professional development programs, most notably the “Nimitz Immersion Indoctrination Program”
  • Earned numerous awards and accolades including the Department of Navy’s distinguished Meritorious Civilian Service Medal
  • Honored as a selectee to the NOIC “Hall of Fame”
  • Freelance historian and author of articles on the U.S. Civil War and World War II
  • Holds a bachelor’s degree in Media and Communications with a concentration in U.S. History from the University of Maryland

Faculty

Our faculty is made up of instructors and guides, many of whom are licensed battlefield guides. Instructors and guides are chosen for each session based upon the identified goals of the group.

NEW PROGRAM AT GETTYSBURG FOR ALUMNI!

The Gettysburg Campaign Continues with:

Retreat & Resilience at the Gettysburg Leadership Experience
September 3-5, 2019

Gettysburg, PA
Registration Fee: $2,150

Announcing a new and distinct leadership development experience in Gettysburg for previous participants. This advanced Gettysburg Leadership Experience program is designed to help leaders continue the conversation and prepare effectively for organizational set backs and reposition more rapidly when they occur. Leverage the lessons you learned during your first session at Gettysburg and integrate new knowledge of Lee's Retreat to Virginia and Lincoln's Visit to Gettysburg and their courses of action. Position your leadership style to guide both people and processes during times of intense challenge and adversity.

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2019 FEATURED PROGRAMS

Open Enrollment Leadership Programs

  • April 23-25, 2019 - SOLD OUT
  • May 21-23, 2019 - SOLD OUT
  • June 10-13, 2019 Young Professionals Program - SOLD OUT
  • September 24-26, 2019 - WAIT LISTED
  • October 7-9, 2019 - NEW PROGRAM
  • October 15-17, 2019 - WAIT LISTED
  • November 12-14, 2019 - WAIT LISTED

NOTE:
A new Open Enrollment Program has been added because of the high demand.

Our open enrollment sessions meet the needs of those seeking an exceptional leadership training opportunity on an individual or small-group basis.

The following Open Enrollment programs are available for individuals and small groups. To explore a customized Experience for your organization, please contact john.regentin@fccservices.com.