Law Enforcement Administration

Civilian Leadership: Level One - Team Building


Oklahoma City, OK, USA

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Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation
OSBI Headquarters
6600 N. Harvey
Oklahoma City, OK

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Registrar: +1.972.244.3404
ILEA: +1.972.244.3430 
Fax: +1.972.244.3431


This course is aimed at current and future leaders, specifically non-sworn personnel. This three-day seminar focuses on team building enhancing the ability of all employees to motivate, teach and lead each other in a team-oriented manner to achieve maximum performance. Using a combination of dialogue, practical exercises, case study and research, participants will be exposed to a variety of adult learning models to become stronger, more confident leaders.


  • Leadership Styles and Enhancing Communication
  • Conflict Management and Collaborative Negotiation
  • Introduction to the Leadership Challenge
  • Ethics and Ethical Decision Making


Tuition includes all instruction and handouts. Lodging and meals are excluded.

Register for all 3 sessions for discounted total rate of $2000 member / $2250 non-member.

  • $500 Non-Member
  • $450 ILEA Member

Who Should Attend

All level employees: new supervisors; veteran supervisors interested in “sharpening their saw”; or “up and coming” future leaders; sworn and non-sworn employees

Schedule and Faculty

Daily 8:30 am - 4:30 pm


Dr. Galia Cohen is the Director of the Division of Public Administration and Assistant Professor at the School of Criminology, Criminal Justice and Strategic Studies at Tarleton State University. Dr. Cohen is also an organizational development specialist with more than 10 years of experience in teaching, training and consulting in the public sector.

Dr. Cohen specializes in human resource management and organizational behavior. She develops and conducts leadership development workshops and programs for law enforcement executives and local government employees across the United States.

Dr. Cohen received her B.A. in Psychology and her M.A. in Organizational Sociology from Bar-Ilan University, Israel. She holds a Ph.D. in Public Affairs from the University of Texas at Dallas.

Gregory Smith, MA is the Vice President of The Center for American and International Law and Director of the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration. Prior to his appointment as Director, Gregory served ILEA for more than 17 years as the Associate Director.

He has established a reputation as a law enforcement educator who is dedicated to supporting and elevating professional policing through educating law enforcement leaders.

Gregory holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Sociology from Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana, with Minors in Multi-Cultural Education and Military Science. He also holds a Master of Arts degree in Sociology, specializing in Social Psychology from the University of Texas at Arlington.

Overnight Accommodations

Holiday Inn & Suites – OKC North (an IHG Hotel)
6200 N. Robinson Ave.
Oklahoma City, OK 73116
PH: 405-286-4777

Participant should state that they are attending an OSBI program for state rate with no sales tax. 

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The Center for American and International Law does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected status in educational activities, scholarship programs or admissions.

Course Cancellation Policy

Occasionally, the Institute for Law Enforcement Administration (ILEA) may be forced to cancel a scheduled program. Whenever possible, the decision to cancel is made at least fourteen days prior to the start of the program, and registered participants are notified once that decision has been made. If the distance to the training site requires that you make airline and/or hotel reservations, please contact ILEA (+1.972.244.3430) to inquire about the status of any program before making travel arrangements. While paid registrations in cancelled courses will be refunded in full, ILEA will not be responsible for monetary loss due to cancellations or changes in airline or hotel reservations.

Eligibility Policy

The Institute for Law Enforcement Administration provides  professional education and technical support to the law enforcement community. 

A registrant in an ILEA program must be a sworn officer; a civilian employee of a law enforcement department; or an employee of a municipal, county or state agency.

Anyone interested in attending an ILEA program who does not meet the above standard requirements will need to request advance approval. Such requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

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