Welcome to the PPSC Leadership Center webpage. Pikes Peak State College has been chosen by The Citizens Campaign as one of 10 Citizen Leadership Centers based primarily at Community Colleges around the nation. The Citizens Campaign is a community of citizen problem-solvers dedicated to adding a citizen driven dimension to our Country’s leadership capacity and to restoring service, civility and pragmatism to America’s political culture.
As part of its role as a Leadership Center, PPSC is offering The Citizen Power Course free to students and the community. The self-paced course is based upon a citizen leadership training manual published by Rutgers University Press that includes 10 lessons with associated videos and quizzes. Participants in the course will become equipped with the pragmatic, problem solving skills needed to work together and help solve problems by developing and advancing their own evidence-based proposals while upholding a high standard of service. Upon completion, participants will receive a certificate of training in Leadership and No-Blame Problem Solving.
Are you frustrated with government? Are you worried about the political blame game and the inability of leaders to keep pace with pressing problems? This course will teach you the ten steps of No-Blame practical problem-solving, proven successful in the venue of local government. This method has been applauded by respected government and business leaders alike for its applicability in all venues. You will also learn how to get in the game of government decision-making. Learn the rules of the game, the positions you can take, and how to score with proven solutions. And while you're at it, earn a Certificate in Leadership and No-Blame Problem-Solving.
It’s the 21st century: we can’t wait on the sidelines and expect government officials to keep pace with solving every problem. You’ve voted, maybe you’ve protested, but you can do much more. You can get in the game, using your common sense and financial awareness, and propose solutions that government officials -- or corporate executives -- will be excited to adopt.