MEA Leadership Academy

Development for current and future leaders in the energy industry


The MEA Leadership Academy offers readily available tools for the growth and benefit of your employees and business. Whether you’re looking to improve listening and communication, social styles, work planning and prioritization, or managerial skills, we have online leadership courses, complimentary webinars, training for field leaders, and more.

If you’re interested in a more robust plan or want to know how MEA offerings fit into your existing professional development plan, please contact Shannon Anderson at (651) 289-9600 x110.

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In-Person Learning

  • Field Leader Training

    Two-day course | Updated curriculum

    Perfect for foremen, crew leads & shift supervisors

    Field Leader Training does not teach the technical aspects of field work. This in-person training teaches leadership skills that are necessary to effectively direct the activities of a crew and communicate with management. The example
    situations and cases are just like the ones encountered on the job every day. That means the learnings can be applied immediately when planning work, leading teams, and improving safety.

    INVESTMENT(per person)

    • Non-member: $895
    • Member: $725

    Get more information about the training.

  • Charting Your Course

    Coming in 2018!

Online Learning

  • LEAD NOW!

    21 ALL NEW courses | Only 5-8 minutes per module

    Perfect for experienced or up-and-coming leaders

    Licensed through talent development expert Prositions, MEA offers this online course library to individuals looking for immediate help in everyday situations. The short videos are packed with practical tips and tools focused on defining vision and strategy, execution and delivering results, developing self and others, and leading change. The library includes courses on:

    • Presentation skills
    • Delegating
    • Dependability
    • Ego management
    • Listening
    • Time management
    • Coaching
    • Valuing others
    • Change management
    • And more

    INVESTMENT(per person, 12 month subscription)

    • Non-member: $65
    • Member: $50

    Available through MEA EnergyU starting January 2018. If you’re interested in more information, just email Shannon Anderson.

  • Management & Leadership

    25+ ALL NEW courses | Videos, exercises, and reference documents

    Perfect for managers with direct reports

    Managers and individual contributors alike benefit from this leadership content by digital publisher CrossKnowledge. These online courses help meet the needs of the changing and demanding workforce by covering topics on people development, delegation and empowerment, innovation, and custom content created just for MEA participants. Titles in the library include:

    • Improving Performance through Feedback
    • Managing Different Generations
    • Leveraging Emotions at Work
    • Fostering Women in Leadership
    • Managing in Complex Environments

    INVESTMENT(per person, 12 month subscription)

    • Non-member: $265
    • Member: $165

    Available through MEA EnergyU starting January 2018. If you’re interested in more information, just email shannona@MEAenergy.org.

  • Leadership Boot Camp

    Interactive small group learning | Five webinars, four books, three personal assessments

    Perfect for any leader

    The MEA Leadership Boot Camp helps leaders dig deeper into their personal leadership skills. By focusing on strengths, the boot camp webinars and materials cultivate awareness and application of key personal assets. Content is based on the following concepts:

    • Strengths Based Leadership
    • Emotional Intelligence
    • Social Styles
    • Fast Forward Your Career

    INVESTMENT(per person)

    • Non-member: $775
    • Member: $475

    Available September – November | March – May. Get the details.