|NUTRITION LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE
DEVELOPING LEADERSHIP IN NUTRITIONAL SCIENCES &
PROMOTING EXCELLENCE IN NUTRITION RESEARCH
The Dannon Institute created the Dannon Institute Nutrition Leadership Institute
in 1998 to exemplify its commitment to the development of leadership in nutritional
sciences and the promotion of excellence in research. The program is designed to
equip outstanding nutritional scientists at an early stage of their careers with
the leadership skills and broad perspective necessary to achieve their professional
The Dannon Institute Nutrition Leadership Institute consists of an intensive five-day
training program designed to provide participants with strategies for improving
their ability to lead others in both their place of employment and in the field
of nutrition. They will:
- learn to identify and reinforce the personal and professional attributes that are
characteristic of successful leaders;
- be encouraged to set appropriate personal and professional goals;
- be provided with a network of peers and well-established professionals in the field
The program includes customized elements from FranklinCovey and the Center for Creative
Leadership. It also includes participation by well-established professionals with
careers in many aspects of nutrition.
The Dannon Institute will provide the following to participants of the Dannon Institute
Nutrition Leadership Institute:
- Ground transportation to the program site in Maryland from a local airport or train
station.This includes transportation from Washington, D.C., area airports/train
station to the program site and back.
- Single occupancy accommodations at Aspen Wye River Conference Center, located in
Queenstown, Maryland, for five nights. All meals, beverages and snacks starting
with dinner on the first evening and ending with lunch on the last day at Aspen
Wye River Conference Center. Please note that no alcoholic beverages are to be brought
into the Aspen Wye River Conference Center facility by the participants. The Aspen
Wye River Conference Center is a non-smoking facility.
- All testing materials, books and training provided by FranklinCovey and the Center
for Creative Leadership.
Participants are responsible for the following expenses related to their attending
the Dannon Institute Nutrition Leadership Institute: Air or train travel to Maryland
or Washington D.C. All telephone calls and all internet connection charges issued
by the Aspen Wye River Conference Center and any personal items purchased from the
Aspen Wye River Conference Center.
If you are interested in this program, click the link to the left to learn more
about the criteria for eligibility and evaluation of applications.