The NJBankers Leadership Academy
 is a comprehensive program of seminars that provide invaluable tools for all levels of bankers to advance their career and help grow their financial institution.  

Our unique Leadership Academy seminars provide employees new skills and tools that will prove to be an asset to their professional development, their bank, and the banking industry as a whole.

If you are interested in bringing a Leadership Academy seminar in-house to your bank, contact Jessica Furino at to discuss how we can customize and deliver these programs to your bank. 

Leadership Academy programs require a 10 employee minimum to bring a seminar in-house.   

Emerging Leaders Program

The Emerging Leaders program is a nine month program designed to enhance the organizational, performance, and leadership skills of emerging leaders in the banking industry.

Participants of the program meet monthly and learn about topics including leading change, maximizing team development, talent and performance management, communication effectiveness, strategic banking, and individual development planning.

This program is open only to members who have direct reports, three to five years of management experience, and lead a work unit.   

Registration for the program begins in September.  If you would like to learn more about the Emerging Leaders program, contact Jessica Furino at

Leadership Academy Seminars Include:

Unlocking Your Leadership Style with DISC
Understand your unique leadership style through the personalized DISC Assessment, and learn how to lead more effectively.

Advanced Leadership: Leading Your Managers
Managing direct reports requires a different skill set than managing a team of individual contributors. Attendees of this seminar will understand how to effectively coach direct reports to better support and develop their teams.

Success Through Effective Management (STEM)
This three day program includes seminars on Management Fundamentals, Coaching for Success, and Planning and Conducting Effective Performance Evaluations. Designed for Assistant Branch Managers, Branch Managers, and Department Managers.

Women’s Leadership Communication Bootcamp
In this highly interactive session, attendees will understand the communication challenges facing women in banking today and learn the tools to become a stronger communicator in the workplace. Open to all levels of bankers.