Shafer Leadership Academy Hosts Leadership Series for AITP

July 1, 2014 – Muncie, IN – Shafer Leadership Academy, East Central Indiana’s nonprofit leadership development institute, is hosting a quarterly leadership series for the Association of Information Technology Professionals (AITP) at the Innovation Connector in Muncie, Indiana.

Richard Crist, Executive Director of Shafer Leadership Academy, facilitates the series. Each session is approximately 90 minutes and focuses on leadership principles that can be applied by individuals at any level of leadership.  Topics include; How to Build Winning Teams, Understanding Learning Styles, Keys to Effective Communication, and Managing Conflict & Seeking Consensus.

Shafer Leadership Academy is a community leadership academy where people of all ages, backgrounds and interests can access the tools necessary to develop and enhance their leadership skills. Our aim is to provide expert and useful leadership training that meets the needs of East Central Indiana communities, businesses, civic, not-for-profit organizations, and private individuals.

AITP seeks to advance the IT Profession through professional development, support of IT education and national policies on IT that improves society as a whole.  AITP is the leading worldwide society of information technology business professionals and the community of knowledge for the current and next generation of leaders. The organization works to provide its members with the opportunities and resources necessary to develop and advance their IT careers.

To learn more about Shafer Leadership Academy’s on-site and custom leadership programs, visit, or call 765.748.0403. To learn more about AITP, visit