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2-Day MAGNUS Leadership Workshop, Mt. Mercy University, IA $335

August 25 @ 8:00 am - August 26 @ 5:00 pm

2-Day Workshop
MAGNUS-OVÉA:  New Wave Leadership
Turbocharge Your Leadership Capacity, Resiliency & Well-Being

Mount Mercy University CRST International Graduate Center, 1650 Matterhorn Drive NE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402

Course Overview

We are living in a world that is rapidly changing.  Leadership must also adapt to this new dynamic by practicing deliberate leadership to realize results (Leadership Capacity, Resiliency & Well-Being) with confidence.  Turbocharging leadership at a personal and professional level produces a culture of accountability and star performance with resiliency and well-being which are of high .. even critical interest to agencies.  The workshop introduces Dr. Mitch Javidi’s “MAGNUS-OVÉA”,  as a general theory of human behavior and leadership for delivering results with confidence.  This cutting-edge approach to turbocharging leadership capacity focuses on teaching officers tactical positive intelligence and psychological triggers to activate deeper self-awareness, self-control, and resilience techniques for enhanced officer performance, effectiveness, and well-being.  The workshop utilizes motivational presentations, personal and special operations experiences with dynamic group discussions and real-world situations for enhanced learning and applications.  It will also instruct on the utilization of key Imperatives to ignite and accelerate transformational leadership mindfulness while building a culture of accountability with explicit practices for the improvement of an Officer’s wellness and well-being.  

Learning Objectives:

Upon completing the course, each participant will:

  • Have a scientific and practical understanding of agency culture and volatile, uncertain, complex and ambiguous environments.
  • Understand the importance of MAGNUS OVEA and Reversal Theories for enhanced Leadership, resiliency and well-being.
  • Develop comprehensive positive emotional intelligence and cognitive learning tools to enhance leadership and well-being resiliency.

Course Materials:

Participants will receive the following:

  • Two (2) textbooks: Deliberate Leadership & Moral Compass for Law Enforcement.
  • Three (3) Self-Assessments.
  • Study guide in workbook format during class.
  • National Certificate of Completion from the National Command & Staff College.

Mitch Javidi, Ph.D, Founder & Chancellor, The National Command & Staff College

Mitch is an envisioneer with over 30 years of practical and hands-on experience in diverse industries including Academia, Military, Law Enforcement, Government, and Technology.  As a globally recognized leader, he is the founder of the National Command & Staff College, the International Academy of Public Safety, the Institute for Credible Leadership development, the Criminal Justice Commission for Credible Leadership Development and the MAGNUS Officers Leadership. 

He has trained at the Joint Special Operations Command “JSOC” and the US Army Special Operations Command “USASOC.” He was awarded the honorary member of the United States Army Special Operations Command in 1999 and honorary Sheriff by the National Sheriffs’ Association in 2016.  He served as a tenured Associate Professor at NC State University for 16 years before taking an early retirement but continues to serve as an Adjunct professor without pay (by choice) at both NC State and Illinois State Universities. He is a member of the “Academy of Outstanding Teachers and Scholars” at NC State University and the Distinguished 2004 Alumni of the University of Oklahoma. 

Mitch is a published scholar with over 890 conference presentations worldwide.  His most recent books are entitled “Deliberate Leadership: Achieving Success Through Personal Styles,” “Handbook of Research on Effective Communication, Leadership, and Conflict Resolution, and “Moral Compass for the Law Enforcement Professionals” have sold over 10,000 copies. His new coauthored article entitled “Human Factors: Police Leaders Improving Safety While Developing Meaningful Public Trust” coauthored with Dr. Anthony Normore and Lt. Darius Bone was recently published by the FBI Law Enforcement Bulletin. Mitch was the recipient of prestigious “Person of the Year” award by the National Society of Accountants ~ Senator William Victor “Bill” Roth, Jr. “Roth IRA” received the award in the following year.

Picture Taken at the Wisconsin Attorney General’s Summit, Winter 2016

Cancellation Policy:  We may cancel or postpone any course or activity because of insufficient enrollment or other unforeseen circumstances.  If a program is canceled or postponed, we will refund registration fees but cannot be held responsible for any other related costs, charges or expenses, including but not limited to cancellation/change charges assessed by hotels, airlines or travel agencies.  Requests for cancellation and/or substitution should be directed to the workshop organizer.  A $50 cancellation fee will be applied to all refunds.  Requests for substitutions for another class or of another attendee for the same class will be accommodated whenever possible.  Additional fees will not be charged for reasonable substitutions.  Refunds will not be issued for ‘no shows”.  All registration fees must be paid prior to the start of the class.


August 25 @ 8:00 am
August 26 @ 5:00 pm
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Mount Mercy University CRST International Graduate Center
1650 Matterhorn Drive NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52402 United States