Coro Is Your Organization’s Professional Development Partner

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Since 1947, Coro has provided robust, impactful, and acclaimed professional, leadership, and management development programs for emerging and established leaders looking to enhance their capacity for impact within their teams, organizations, and communities. With more than 11,000 Coro graduates across the country and world, Coro alumni can be found in all sectors, industries, and roles.

Coro’s part-time signature in-house programs provide professionals with valuable leadership and management training, empowering leaders to navigate change and uncertainty with skill and vision, and to tackle challenges with time tested leadership and management tools and frameworks. These programs include Executive Leadership Network (ELN), Lead LA, Women in Leadership (WIL), Workforce Leadership Network (WLN), and Homelessness & Housing Leadership Network (HHLN).

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As an employer, supporting your team’s professional, leadership, and management growth and development is critical to the success of your organization, with numerous benefits: 

Coro Programs’ Core Curriculum Includes:

  • Adaptive Leadership -Effective Inquiry and Critical Thinking 
  • Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging 
  • Interpersonal Leadership Styles™ 
  • Managing Diverse Teams 
  • Network Building 
  • Mindfulness Practices 
  • Self-Awareness and 
  • Self-Management Tools Systems Thinking & Stakeholder Analysis
  • Confidential peer coaching circles to work on real-time leadership challenges, identify areas for growth, and expand capacity to lead change.

Program Program Overview Who Should Participate Additional Skills Training Logistics
Women in Leadership (WIL) Women in Leadership is a part time leadership development program that supports the leadership development of women, establishing a pipeline for professional advancement, and creating a cross-sector network of women who support each other’s leadership development. For ascending or established women professionals. Participants should live/work in Southern California and have a minimum of 7 years of work experience.
  • Negotiation
  • Intersectionality and Implicit Bias
  • Ten sessions
  • Primarily in-person
  • Tuition is $3,500
  • Delivered twice a year, in Fall and Spring. Five two-day sessions over the span of five months.
Executive Leadership Network (ELN) The Executive Leadership Network Program (ELN) is a part time leadership development program, convening executive leaders from the public, private, and nonprofit sectors for an intensive, part-time leadership training collaborative. The Executive Leadership Network is for leaders who are in the C-Suite or at the VP level. Participants should live/work in Southern California.
  • Resilient leadership
  • Leadership Versatility Index
  • Six, full-day seminar sessions
  • Primarily in-person
  • Tuition is $9,500
  • Delivered once a year in the Spring Participants meet once a month all day over the span of six months
Lead LA Lead LA is a nine-month leadership development program for Los Angeles based professionals looking to strengthen their leadership and management skills and develop meaningful networks to expand their capacity for impact within their teams, organizations, and communities. Ascending and established professionals who live and/or work in Greater Los Angeles and have a minimum of 5 to 7 years of professional experience.
  • Public Narrative Frameworks
  • Project Management Tools
  • -2 sessions
  • Primarily in-person
  • Tuition is $4,950*
    • *Extra single-room accommodations fee of $450 for Opening Retreat
  • Delivered once a year, the program runs from September to May
Lead SoCal Lead SoCal is a nine-month leadership development program for Southern California-based professionals looking to strengthen their leadership and management skills and develop meaningful networks to expand their capacity for impact within their teams, organizations, and communities. Ascending and established professionals who live and/or work in Southern California, defined as San Diego County to Kern County and everything in between. Participants must have a minimum of 5 to 7 years of professional experience.
  • Public Narrative Frameworks
  • Project Management Tools
  • 22 sessions
  • Primarily in-person
  • Tuition is $3,950*
    • Extra single-room accommodations fee of $450 for Opening Retreat
  • Delivered once a year, the program runs from September to May

Consider Coro as Your Professional Development Provider

Coro’s custom-design programs through our Coro X practice enable us to meet your specific professional, management, and leadership development needs. Whether you need team-building or skills-building for a single staff retreat or a professional development collaboration that spans multiple sessions, Coro is your partner to drive impact within your team and organization. Some of our Coro X partners have included Capital Group, Center City Association of Los Angeles, Cedar Sinai, City of Costa Mesa, Downtown Santa Monica, Inc., Los Angeles Unified School District, Orange County LAFCO, and University of California, Los Angeles, among others. 

Connect with Coro to Learn More About How Our Programs and Services can Meet your Organization’s Professional and Leadership Development Needs

Organizational Commitment Benefit Program

Many of Coro’s program participants secured full or partial financial assistance from their employers as part of their organization’s professional development efforts. Coro has also developed the Organizational Commitment Benefit Program*

  • 15% tuition discount if two (2) or more individuals from the same organization apply and participate.*
  • 10% tuition discount if someone from a previous program year participating organization applies and participates.*

*The Organizational Commitment Benefit Program only applies to the Lead Programs (Lead LA + Lead SoCal).

Partner Organizations

Organizations that have financially supported (partially or fully) their team members participating in Coro programs in the past include: 

  • 1st Century Bank
  • A Place Called Home
  • ACLU Southern California 
  • Alliance College-Ready Public Schools
  • Annenberg Foundation 
  • Art Center College of Design 
  • Asian Americans Advancing Justice – Los Angeles
  • Association for Los Angeles Deputy Sheriffs
  • Bank of America
  • Best Best & Krieger LLP 
  • Better World Group 
  • Block by Block
  • Buchalter
  • Buro Happold Engineering 
  • California Resources Corporation 
  • Cause Communications
  • Cedars Sinai
  • Center for Policing Equity 
  • Century Affordable Development, Inc
  • Cerrell Associates
  • Chapman University
  • Charger Help Inc.
  • Children’s Institute
  • CHOC Foundation
  • Chrysalis
  • City of Glendale
  • City of Los Angeles
  • City of Los Angeles, Bureau of Engineering
  • City of Los Angeles, Controller’s Office
  • City of Los Angeles, Department of Cultural Affairs
  • City of Los Angeles, Department of Public Works
  • City of Los Angeles, Council District 5
  • City of Los Angeles, Council District 10
  • City of Los Angeles, Council District 15
  • City of Pico Rivera
  • City of Santa Monica
  • Civic Innovation Lab
  • Clean Power Alliance
  • Community Coalition
  • Community Partners
  • Comp Sci High
  • Concordia
  • County of Los Angeles
  • Curt Pringle and Associates
  • Downtown Santa Monica, Inc.
  • Downtown Women’s Center
  • Eastern Municipal Water District
  • ECMC Foundation
  • Elevate Public Affairs
  • First 5 LA
  • Friends of the LA River
  • Gaffney Austin, LLC
  • Geffen Academy
  • Gensler
  • Google
  • GrassrootsLab LLC
  • Green Tara Project
  • Groundswell Fund
  • Heal the Bay
  • Herbalife
  • Hispanas Organized for Political Equality (HOPE)
  • Holland & Knight
  • Hospitality Training Academy
  • Instructure
  • KIPP LA Schools
  • L.A. Coalition for Excellent Public Schools
  • LA Cleantech Incubator
  • LA’s Best
  • Los Angeles Dodgers Foundation
  • Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority
  • Los Angeles Philharmonic
  • Los Angeles Police Department
  • Lyft
  • Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
  • Montgomery Clark
  • Moulton Niguel Water District
  • Multicultural Learning Center
  • My Friend’s Place
  • Office of Exposition Park Management
  • Office of Los Angeles County Supervisor Hilda Solis
  • One Table
  • Para Los Niños
  • Partnership for Los Angeles Schools
  • Pepperdine School of Public Policy
  • Phillips 66
  • Phoenix LA
  • Port of Long Beach
  • Prism
  • PUC Schools
  • Rutan & Tucker, LLP
  • RxLA, LLC
  • Safe Parking LA
  • Safe Place for Youth
  • SCAG
  • Scripps College
  • Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP
  • SoCal Gas
  • Southern California Association of Nonprofit Housing (SCANPH)
  • Southern California Edison
  • Southern California Grantmakers
  • Southern California Regional Rail Authority
  • Stratiscope
  • Taproot Foundation
  • The Actor’s Gang
  • The Broad Center
  • The California Wellness Foundation
  • The Chicago School
  • The LA Trust for Children’s Health
  • The Laguna Playhouse
  • The People Concern
  • The Riordan Programs at UCLA
  • Thrive Scholars
  • UCLA
  • UCLA Hispanic American Periodicals Index
  • UCLA, Luskin Center for History and Policy
  • United Airlines
  • University of California, San Diego
  • University of Maryland
  • USC
  • USC, Rossier School of Education
  • Upstart
  • US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
  • Verizon
  • Vision y Compromiso
  • YWCA of Greater LA